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Breastfeeding shown to reduce chronic pain from C-section operation

Women who breastfeed after a caesarean section (C-section) could decrease the pain experienced after the operation, according to new studies. Around a quarter of all...

Global drug sale forecasts decline as industry pricing face scrutiny

Analysts’ worldwide drug sale forecasts fell down for the first time in 10 years – going down to US$1.06 trillion in 2022from last year’s...

New antibiotic from soil microbe could kill drug-resistant bacteria –study

A new antibiotic, called pseudouridimycin, produced by a microbe found in a soil sample collected in Italy has been found to be effective against...

Scientists identify three bird flu virus mutations that could lead to pandemic

Researchers led by James Paulson of the Scripps Research Institute in California in the US have identified three mutations that have the potential to...

New “real sun tan” drug could help protect from UV damage, skin cancer

Scientists have created a new drug that tricks the skin into creating the brown form of the pigment melanin to make the skin tan,...

WHO faces Polio vaccination dilemma in Syria

The World Health Organization (WHO) is facing a serious vaccination dilemma against polio in Syria as the six-year-old war prevents them from reaching and...

Some US drugs with “accelerated approval” lack strong clinical evidence

Some drugs that have been given “accelerated approval” by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDDA) to be made available to the American public...

Our brains work out when we read

Reading increases your empathy and teleports you into bizarre experiences. Have you ever wanted to try a workout regimen that can help you improve empathy,...

WHO releases new essential drug list to curb antimicrobial resistance

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new “essential medicines list” categorizing antibiotics into three groups in an attempt to fight antimicrobial resistance. The...

Prostate cancer drug improved patient survival in large clinical trial

A prostate cancer drug therapy targeting cancer that has already spread was found to improve patient survival in one of the largest clinical trials...