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Finally, a drug to benefit rare kidney cancer

Savolitinib, the targeted drug showed to bring positive effects in patients suffering from the disease.

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease

Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering vaccine to help prevent heart disease are under way after successful studies in mice.

Too much French Fries can double chance of death: Study

Too much French Fries can double chance of death: Study

If you are a French Fry lover, there is some bad news for you. An eight-year study has found those who regularly eat the greasy goodness have double the chance of dying than those who don't.

New blood clot find may help prevent heart attacks, strokes risk

New blood clot find may help prevent heart attacks, strokes risk

The findings could lead to new medications that stave off heart attacks and strokes without harmful side effects.

46 per cent die within a year after heart failure

46 per cent die within a year after heart failure

Forty six per cent of Indians who suffer heart failure die within a year, according to a new study.

Dry cough frequent, persistent problem

Dry cough frequent, persistent problem

Dry cough, according to medical literature, is the sixth most common reason for people to visit a doctor at out-patient clinics. It is caused by viral infection or allergies. Dry cough does not produce any mucus and is termed "non-productive" medically. But it is found to affect sleep patterns and causes severe irritation.

Smoking might be harming your sex life

Smoking might be harming your sex life

If the blood vessels to the penis are damaged, erectile dysfunction may result.

New antibiotic offers hope against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

New antibiotic offers hope against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections for years to come.