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New drugs being developed to combat cancer

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers.

03 Jun 2019 11:23 AM

Drugs worth Rs 1,081 crore seized in the last 19 months

The number of people arrested in drug-related cases more than doubled as of Sept. 2019.

19 May 2019 4:12 AM

Narcotics worth Rs 3.45 billion seized in Pakistan

The Pakistan Coast Guards during raid in the country's restive Balochistan province recovered 350 kgs narcotics worth over Rs. 3.45 billion

01 May 2019 5:32 PM

Crime Branch busts inter-state drug syndicate, arrests three persons

The arrested people used to run the syndicate under the garb of turmeric business and arrests were made following a tip-off.

26 Apr 2019 7:16 PM

Unknown gunmen enter Mexican party, kill 13

Thirteen people, including a child, were killed Friday when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire on a party.

20 Apr 2019 11:57 AM


Drug-induced liver injuries

Unsupervised use of certain drugs and supplements can cause liver damage and is known to be one of the leading causes of acute liver failure.

27 Mar 2019 12:31 AM

Govt to finalise rules for online drugs sale

The PIL stated that the process of drugs supply by websites is in violation of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945.

05 Jan 2019 6:25 AM

Kolkata Police seizes 135 grams of Methamphetamine

No person has been arrested till now in this case.

31 Dec 2018 2:32 PM

Can psychotropic drugs be home-brewed?

Yeast or bacteria, on the other hand, are advantageous too as they are easy to conceal, grow and transport.

25 Dec 2018 12:45 AM

7 Africans arrested with drugs, firearm

The incident unfolded at around 3 am when a team of Byculla police was conducting a combing operation near Nirmal Park on BA road.

16 Dec 2018 12:36 AM


Agatha Christie novels would have had sex and drugs if it was acceptable

The author’s background in pharmacy meant she wouldn’t have flinched from the realities of life.

15 Dec 2018 1:24 PM

Man removes drugs hidden in penis after being arrested for laughing at police

The man named James Mason was fined for possession of a Class A drug while social media users mocked him.

26 Nov 2018 5:07 PM

Probiotics no help to kids with stomach flu: Study

Researchers found that kids who took the probiotic showed no difference in the length of illness or the severity of symptoms.

22 Nov 2018 12:16 PM

Study links drug-resistant infections with higher mortality rates

Here is what a new study has found.

18 Nov 2018 9:54 AM

Can genetics predict response to antipsychotic medications?

Here is what a new study has found.

06 Nov 2018 7:42 PM


Taking leftover antibiotics can be dangerous

An expert says it is imperative that clinicians emphasize the importance of use and dispose of these medications properly.

04 Nov 2018 11:07 AM

Diabetes medication may help reduce severity of Alzheimer's disease

Many elderly people with diabetes have brain changes that are hallmarks of Alzheimer's.

04 Nov 2018 10:55 AM

Stoned-driving on the rise in the US: Study

A breath test for cannabis has yet to be developed.

29 Oct 2018 1:59 PM

Painkillers during pregnancy linked to early puberty in girls

Researchers examined the correlation between intake of the analgesic paracetamol during pregnancy and a child's pubertal development.

25 Oct 2018 5:33 PM

Despite crisis, most patients want to take opioids after surgery

While opioids may effectively relieve pain after surgeries and procedures, they may not be the best option in all cases.

16 Oct 2018 12:31 PM