How Vitamin D supplements can help lung patients

New Delhi Jan 12 Vitamin D supplements can reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), suggests a new study.

COPD is a group of lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis that causes airflow blockage, making it harder to breathe…

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New single dose experimental Ebola drug effective: Study

New Delhi Jan 11 Scientists have developed an experimental new drug that can in a single dose successfully protect non-human primates against a lethal infection of all strains of the deadly Ebola virus.

“Our experimental drug can protect against all forms of Ebola known to harm people, suggesting that…

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Ketogenic diet can help reduce epileptic seizures

New York, Jan 10 Besides helping lose weight and improve their overall health, consuming a ketogenic diet — which is high fat, low protein and low carbohydrates — can help reduce seizures caused by epilepsy, finds a recent study on rats.

The study showed that increasing blood ketones by using ketogenic supplementation…

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High-sugar cereal ads influences kids, ups obesity and cancer risk

New York, Jan 9 Children’s exposure to TV ads about high-sugar cereals influences their food intake, which increases their health risks for obesity as well as cancers, warns a research.

The study, led by a team from the Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, US, showed that high-sugar…

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HC quashes Centre's ban on Wockhardt's anti-inflammatory drug

New Delhi, Jan 8 The Delhi High Court on Monday set aside a Central government notification restricting the manufacture, sale and distribution of an anti-inflammatory medicine manufactured by pharma company Wockhardt Ltd.

Ace Proxyvon, a medicine manufactured by Wockhardt Ltd was part of the 328 Fixed Dose Combination (FDC…

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