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The Drugbank database is a chemical space of compounds approved by FDA and molecules under drug trials.(Bloomberg)

Indian scientists identify new potential drug treatments for Covid-19

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Using a virtual screening of the DrugBank database, the research published in the journal Scientific Reports, identified a variety of as yet unexplored ways to attack SARS-CoV-2, even as it mutates.
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Thai doctors have seen success in treating severe cases of the new coronavirus with combination of medications for flu and HIV, with initial results showing vast improvement 48 hours after applying the treatment(Bloomberg)
Thai doctors have seen success in treating severe cases of the new coronavirus with combination of medications for flu and HIV, with initial results showing vast improvement 48 hours after applying the treatment(Bloomberg)

Cocktail of flu, HIV drugs appears to help fight coronavirus: Thai doctors

By Reuters | Bangkok
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 09:57 AM IST
The doctors from Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok said a new approach in coronavirus treatment had improved the condition of several patients under their care, including one 70-year-old Chinese woman from Wuhan who tested positive for the coronavirus for 10 days.
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A shortage of serotonin in the neurons of the gut can cause constipation, just as a serotonin shortage in the brain can lead to depression.(Unsplash)
A shortage of serotonin in the neurons of the gut can cause constipation, just as a serotonin shortage in the brain can lead to depression.(Unsplash)

Study explains why depression is often accompanied by moody gut

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 11:32 AM IST
People who suffer from depression are also likely to face gastrointestinal distress as a study has pointed out that for some, both the conditions are triggered by the same glitch in neuron chemistry-low serotonin.
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Exercise could prevent cartilage damage caused by arthritis.(Unsplash)
Exercise could prevent cartilage damage caused by arthritis.(Unsplash)

Exercise could prevent cartilage damage caused by arthritis

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 03:10 PM IST
The researchers showed that this anti-inflammatory effect of physical activity is caused by activation of a particular protein, called HDAC6, which triggers changes in the proteins that form primary cilia.
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Beginning around age 35, muscle mass, strength and function continually decline as we get older.(Unsplash)
Beginning around age 35, muscle mass, strength and function continually decline as we get older.(Unsplash)

New drug may help delay ageing in humans

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Houston
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 12:55 PM IST
The initial results support the development of an innovative drug treatment that has the potential to help the elderly to become fitter, faster and stronger.
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Here’s how having mental health issues affect decision making.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how having mental health issues affect decision making.(Shutterstock)

People suffering from mental health problems tend to focus on negatives

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2018 12:16 PM IST
These types of decisions, which require weighing options with both positive and negative elements, tend to provoke a great deal of anxiety. The study also showed that chronic stress dramatically affects this kind of decision-making: More stress usually leads to choosing high-risk, high-payoff options.
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Can this diabetes drug treat lung disorder?(Shutterstock)
Can this diabetes drug treat lung disorder?(Shutterstock)

This new diabetes drug can help reverse a fatal lung disorder

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2018 02:22 PM IST
Pulmonary fibrosis can develop after lung injuries like infections, radiation or chemotherapy, or it can have an unknown cause, as in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF. IPF is a progressive, and ultimately fatal, lung disorder that strikes more than five million worldwide.
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Women with epilepsy who need drugs to control their seizures are currently advised to continue taking them during pregnancy because convulsions can harm both mother and the unborn child.(Shutterstock)
Women with epilepsy who need drugs to control their seizures are currently advised to continue taking them during pregnancy because convulsions can harm both mother and the unborn child.(Shutterstock)

Exposure to epilepsy drug in womb linked to poorer test results in kids

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 02:48 PM IST
The researchers recommended that mums-to-be need to be fully informed of the risks of treatment, but these should be weighed against the need for effective seizure control during pregnancy.
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