Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Ketoprofen?

Several state governments are banning veterinary use of Ketoprofen drug to save vultures. Which drugs led to collapse of vulture population? There are three Non-Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) viz. Diclofenac, Aceclofenac and Ketoprofen, whose veterinary use has led to collapse of populations of vulture species of genus Gyps in South Asia, particularly India. While ban ..


Aspirin found to reduce risk of colon cancer

Lynch Syndrome is a genetic anomaly that predisposes a person to developing colorectal cancer and a range of other solid organ cancers. Recently it has been found that Aspirin, the drug used by millions of people to protect their heart, has been found to drastically reduce colorectal cancer rates among those who have an increased ..