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New breathalyser test for drugs developed

Exhaled breath contains particles carrying non-volatile substances.

09 Dec 2017 1:01 PM

Long-term marijuana users get mysterious illness; causes severe vomiting

Most people who use marijuana say it's soothing and therapeutic.

06 Dec 2017 5:53 PM

‘Take all their excuses away’: Hard cases in heroin fight

Nobody knows the best way to measure success in the fight against addiction.

05 Dec 2017 5:18 PM

New drug may stop migraines before they start: study

Researchers also looked at how well the therapy worked relative to each patients headache burden.

03 Dec 2017 6:46 PM

Police: Substitute teacher encouraged students to smoke pot

The school district is cooperating fully with police.

02 Dec 2017 3:28 PM


Cancer drug prompts 'drastic' HIV decrease in lung cancer patient

Here is what a new study has found

01 Dec 2017 12:58 PM

Tens of thousands dying from $30 billion fake drugs trade, WHO says

There was no global reporting of this data before 2013.

29 Nov 2017 7:00 PM

Ludhiana STF arrest 2 men, seize 10kg opium

The accused duo revealed that opium was worth Rs 80,000 per kg and would have sold for Rs 2,00,000 per kg.

25 Nov 2017 5:55 PM

Antimalarial drugs could support existing cancer therapies

Researchers hope the findings will bring awareness of the potential medications and be put into cancer care.

24 Nov 2017 3:01 PM


Inmate dies from meth-laden kiss, girlfriend gets 2 years

The man died of methamphetamine toxicity after two of the seven balloons burst in his stomach.

22 Nov 2017 10:47 AM

Delhi police arrests 37-year-old drug peddler with 4kg cannabis worth Rs 40 lakh

The Crime Branch estimates the 4kg cannabis to be worth of Rs 40 lakh from Nepal to supply them in Delhi-NCR.

21 Nov 2017 12:16 PM

Cancer drugs may also treat high BP: study

The finding by researchers at the Georgetown University in the US could offer a real advance in hypertension treatment.

21 Nov 2017 11:52 AM

FDA approves first drug in US with digital ingestion tracking

The product has been approved for the treatment of conditions like schizophrenia.

20 Nov 2017 3:12 PM

Now, painkillers that could reduce overdose risk

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17 Nov 2017 10:00 AM


For some Palestinians in love, this slum is the only place to live

So along with what residents describe as apartments full of other “mixed” couples, he and Alqam see a solution in Kafr Aqab.

13 Nov 2017 3:18 PM

Antacids may up kidney disease risk: study

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which reduce gastric acid production, are one of the most commonly prescribed medications worldwide.

06 Nov 2017 7:54 PM

Heartburn drugs can put kidneys at risk

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05 Nov 2017 11:02 AM

Cigarette lighter removed from man's stomach

It is believed that the man swallowed the 8cm object while under the influence of drugs.

02 Nov 2017 12:29 PM

Certain medications can give older people dry mouth

Read on to find out more.

30 Oct 2017 9:00 AM