New research has shown that Nexletol, a different type of cholesterol-lowering drug, may be a viable option for people who are unable to take statins due to side effects. Nexletol, also known as bempedoic acid, was previously prescribed to be ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment’s flagship program, Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan (NMBA), aims to raise awareness about substance abuse among youth in India, with a particular focus on higher education institutes, university campuses, schools, and community engagement. Recently, ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Ozempic, a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes, is facing global shortages due to its popularity on social media platforms and its potential for weight loss. This injectable drug was developed by the Danish pharmaceutical firm Novo Nordisk. It ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2023
World Drug Report 2021 was released by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). As per the report, 275 million people used drugs across the world in 2020. Key findings of report As per the report, 36 million people ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
The Chinese Government recently announced that it is to add the Synthetic Cannabinoids to the list of banned drugs in the country. This is being done to curb the trafficking and manufacturing of the drug. In simple term, the Synthetic ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The Italian authorities believe that the Ndrangheta Mafia is responsible for controlling the massive amount of cocaine entering Europe from South America. This was confirmed by the Italian Government after a massive mafia trial targeting the Ndrangheta group. Ndrangheta The ..