Category Archives: Drugs

Truvada approved by US as HIV prevention drug

Truvada approved by US as HIV prevention drug

Truvada has been given approval by the US health regulators as an approved drug for prevention of the HIV infection. Truvada is to be used by those people who are at high risk of contracting the HIV infection. People who

T-Dm1 Drug is a Smart Bomb for Treating Breast Cancer

T-Dm1 Drug is a Smart Bomb for Treating Breast Cancer

June 5, 2012: Doctors have successfully countered breast cancer using a drug named T-DM1, which delivers a toxic load on tumour cells without affecting the healthy cells. This drug is considered as the first ‘smart bomb’ on breast cancer. Tested

J&J-Bayer AG Drug Xarelto may be used in treating Acute Coronary Syndrome

J&J-Bayer AG Drug Xarelto may be used in treating Acute Coronary Syndrome

May 23, 2012: A medical reviewer of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended the agency to approve the use of anti-clotting drug Xarelto from Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG for treating patients suffering from heart problem called as acute

Scientists discovered Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 4 million years old cave

Scientists discovered Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 4 million years old cave

April 14, 2012: Scientists have likely found an answer to the failure of modern drugs in treating some infections in a 4 million years old cave, which is 487 meters below the earth. The researchers have discovered the drug resistance

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Association to Heart Risks

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Association to Heart Risks

Those men using medicines containing nitrates for treating occasional chest pains are advised against using the erectile dysfunction drugs. This is because the combination it does in body can trigger dangerous drop in man’s blood pressure. This warning or advice