World Encephalitis Day is observed on the 22nd of February to raise awareness among the general public about this little known neurological condition that causes inflammation to the brain and to honor the millions affected across the world.
Tuberculosis bacteria have a suicide system called toxin-antitoxin (TA) system, which makes the bacteria suicidal. The TA system could be a potential drug target that could hold the key to the development of new treatments for this dreadful disease.
Azathioprine is an immunosuppressant agent prescribed for treating severely active rheumatoid arthritis and to prevent transplant rejection in patients who received kidney transplants. It is also recommended to treat other autoimmune disorders.
Enalapril is a angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor agent which is prescribed for treating hypertension or high blood pressure and congestive heart failure.It is also used for asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction.
Cyclosporine or ciclosporin is an immunosuppressant agent prescribed to prevent rejection of organ transplants and treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, crohn's disease, nephrotic syndrome, bone marrow transplantation, and nummular keratitis.