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Marburg virus drug shows promise

Monkeys infected with lethal doses of Marburg virus, as part of a laboratory study, were rescued by an experimental siRNA-based therapeutic.

Op-Ed: Addiction: Recovery is possible Special

In the United States, more than 7 million children live with a parent with an alcohol problem. (SAMHSA) Alcohol usage in these families affects the children. Today, 1 in 5 people report that they grew up with an alcoholic parent.

German official says crystal meth makes him work harder

Berlin - German Member of Parliament (MP), Michael Hartmann, has admitted to using crystal meth. The police were notified by a drug dealer.

Anti-diabetic drug slows ageing and lengthens lifespan

Brussels - A study provides evidence that metformin, the world’s most widely used anti-diabetic drug, slows ageing and increases lifespan.

Nobel Prize-Winning Economists say end the drug war

According to a new report endorsed by five Nobel Prize-winning economists, the decades-long global war on drugs has failed and it's time to shift the focus from mass incarceration to public health and human rights.

Sensor can detect date rape drug within seconds

Researchers say that they have developed a test that can detect the date rape drug Gamma-Hydroxybutyric, GHB, within seconds.

Homeopathic drug recalled due to contamination

Terra-Medica, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its homeopathic drug products in liquid, tablet, capsule, ointment, and suppository forms due to a chemical mix-up during manufacturing.

Loblaw-Shoppers deal approved by Canada's Competition Bureau

Loblaw Cos Ltd <L.TO>, Canada's largest grocer, said on Friday Canada's competition watchdog has approved its C$12.4 billion ($11 billion) acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart Corp <SC.TO>, the country's biggest pharmacy ch...

Pfizer recalls antidepressants after pharmacist finds heart drug

A pharmacist found that a bottle of antidepressant Effexor XR contained one capsule of Tikosyn 0.25 milligram (dofetilide), which is used to treat heart rhythm disorders.

Drug recalled due to presence of glass particles

Ben Venue Laboratories Inc. of Bedford, Ohio has issued a nationwide voluntary product recall of a drug due to the presence of glass particles within the medicine.

Intravenous nutritional product recalled

Pharma company Baxter International Inc. has initiated a recall in the U.S. of two lots of injectable nutrition products due to complaints of particulate matter found in the products.

Is an anti-obesity drug possible?

Brisbane - Scientists appear to have moved a step closer to an "anti-obesity drug" that may block the effects of diets high in sugar and fats.

349 inmates released after Massachusetts uses faked evidence

Boston - Annie Dookhan falsified documents and lab results which were used as evidence in more than 300 convictions. Those prisoners have been released, and Dookhan was convicted on a 27-count indictment.

Police in Spain dismantle ‘massive’ cocaine lab

Tarragona - Officers with the National Police in Tarragona, Spain have dismantled a massive cocaine lab, capable of producing around 20 kilos of the drug weekly. This is the largest laboratory ever found in Spain.

Mexican vigilantes take over town long plagued by drug cartel

When you want something done right, you've gotta do it yourself--so the old saying goes. In the southwest Mexican state of Michoacan, a group of vigilantes have done just that.

Flesh-eating drug from Russia found in Chicago

"Krokodil," which is a drug that originated from Russia, is a homemade heroin substitute and it has been discovered in a Chicago suburb.

Alleged online drug marketplace, Silk Road, shut down by FBI

Law enforcement authorities in America have shut down "Silk Road," which is an alleged anonymous online marketplace where people can buy and sell drugs, as well as other criminal activities such as murder for hire.

Alleged US Thalidomide victims to get their day in court

Seattle - On September 26, United States District Judge Paul Diamond rejected several pharmaceutical companies’ argument that the statute of limitations has passed in cases impacting more than 50 lawsuits brought by alleged thalidomide victims in the U.S.

School district proposes random drug tests for high schoolers

A school district in New Jersey has proposed random drug and alcohol testing for high school students, who could end up losing school privileges, as well as being forced into counseling, if they test positive.

Man with fake leg tripped up for drug smuggling in Madrid

Madrid - Narcotics agents have been busy in Spain, as a passenger from Panama was caught at Madrid's Barajas Airport, attempting to smuggle 750 g of cocaine into the country in his prosthetic leg. On another flight from Peru, 11 kgs of the drug were captured.

New drug called Sisa is killing austerity-hit Greek youths

Athens - A new and very cheap drug is killing Greek youth who no longer can see a future for themselves. Sisa is a form of crystal meth being mixed with filler ingredients such as battery acid and engine oil. It makes users violent and kills within six months.

Cops warn of new street drug that is 40 times worse than heroin

Police in Montreal, as well as public health officials are warning of a new synthetic street drug that is 40 times more powerful than heroin, and 80 times stronger than morphine.

Diabetes drug could help to combat lung cancer

A medicine commonly prescribed for the treatment of diabetes appears to show potential benefits in the treatment of lung cancer.

New sex-superbug may be worse than AIDS

A new, so-called “sex superbug” is causing concern among the medical community after two new cases have reportedly been found in Hawaii.

Potential new drug found in the treatment of severe influenza

As the H7N9 bird flu virus continues to spread through China, scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have reported the discovery of a new drug to aid in the treatment of severe influenza infection.

Tapeworm DNA hold clue for anti-parasitic drug

A new study of tapeworm DNA provides clues as to the possible targets on which currently licensed drugs could act against the parasite.

New treatment extends life for pancreatic cancer patients

Gemcitabine and Abraxane, a variation of the old drug Taxol, are part of a 900-patient study in Arizona to treat pancreatic cancer. Currently, they are extending life by 1.8 months on the average patient diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer.

Justin Bieber tweets response to alleged marijuana photos

Hours after photos that appeared to show Justin Bieber smoking marijuana surfaced and went viral on the Web, the teen superstar posted a series of tweets to his 32.5 million Twitter followers.

FDA approves first new tuberculosis drug in 40 years

The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has approved a new Johnson & Johnson treatment for patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. This is the first new medicine to treat the disease in 40 years.

Breakthrough breast cancer drug discovered

A research team from UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program have reported a four-fold increase in tumor suppression times in women with certain breast cancer.
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