From hypertension to cancers –alarm bells ringing in India’s tribal belts

By Dinesh C Sharma (Twitter handle: @dineshcsharma) New Delhi, September 7 : Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancers are often dubbed lifestyle diseases and seen largely as problems of city folks. A new investigation into tribal health has revealed that such non-communicable diseases now constitute major health burden across tribal Read More …

Veterinary drug may be repurposed for human cancers: study

By Yogesh Sharma (Twitter handle: @Yogesh21sharma9) Hyderabad, August 27  :  Indian scientists have found that fenbendazole, a broad-spectrum anti-parasitic drug used in veterinary sector, could be useful against cancers as well.  Researchers at the National Centre for Human Genome Studies and Research (NCHGSR), Panjab university, have reported that fenbendazolehas a Read More …