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Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in trials

Rimegepant eliminated or significantly decreased migraine symptoms and, pending FDA approval, could provide an alternative to current medications on the market, according to a trial....

Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in trials

Source: upi.com

New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial The results of a large phase III trial show that the novel drug rimegepant can relieve pain and other symptoms of acute migraine with minimal side effects....
19:48 2019-07-12

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administratio...
23:36 2019-06-04

This de-stressor app could treat migraine pain, NYU researchers say Many of the 36 million migraine sufferers in the US turn off their smartphones — any lights and sounds, for that matter — when a headache sets in, so it may come as a surprise that researc...
02:48 2019-06-06

A Year After Approval, Migraine Drugs Are Changing Lives. But Insurance Battles Are Creating a Whole New Headache Last May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen and Novartis’ Aimovig, the first drug specifically designed to prevent chronic migraines, and offered new hope to the millions of ...
00:36 2019-06-28

Here Are the Safest and Most Effective Sunscreens Summer means more time in the sun, which can be good for the bones—all that vitamin D—but bad for the skin. In its annual report on the sunscreens with the least toxic ingredients that are...
18:36 2019-05-22

Is chemotherapy effective for rheumatoid arthritis? Chemotherapy drugs, such as methotrexate, are one of the first-line treatments for people with rheumatoid arthritis. These drugs can help relieve symptoms and prevent further joint damage. However, th...
03:00 2019-06-21

CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms New research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy may be useful for managing several symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and depression....
14:36 2019-06-08

Want To Make PMO Efficient Rather Than Effective, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Prime Minister's Office (PMO) staff and thanked them for their support during his tenure, saying he wants to make PMO "efficient" rather than "effective."...
13:36 2019-05-25

Get Out of That Stuffy Room if You Want to Have an Effective Meeting We humans breathe in oxygen—you probably knew this—and we breathe out carbon dioxide. In an enclosed space, it’s possible for carbon dioxide to build up in the air. Some research shows that meeting ro...
22:00 2019-06-05

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
14:48 2019-05-21

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
08:12 2019-06-22

Insomnia: 'Long-distance' CBT as effective as in-person therapy Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research shows....
18:12 2019-06-12

This AI-powered tool helps you write effective and inclusive job ads HR departments everywhere, here’s a little secret: Women don’t respond well to job ads requesting “superstars” or “ninjas.” This is what hiring platform Unitive discovered in 2015 (Unitive is currentl...
16:48 2019-07-09

Trials Near for Boeing 737 MAX Fix The FAA could start flight trials of Boeing’s proposed 737 MAX safety enhancement as early as this week as the plane maker’s chief executive vowed to restore public confidence in the jet....
04:12 2019-06-17

Google Is Making the Web Safer With These Two New Features Google has launched a new Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome that lets users report malicious websites directly to Google. Chrome 75 will now warn users when they land on a deceptive......
13:24 2019-06-19

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
10:00 2019-05-22

Paxton effective as Yanks gain series split with 10-3 rout CHICAGO (AP) — James Paxton pitched six effective innings, Brett Gardner and Austin Romine each had four RBIs and the New York Yankees cruised past the Chicago White Sox 10-3 on Sunday. Gardner and Ro...
00:12 2019-06-17

Jessica Jones offers an effective, unexpected meditation on grief Not only is “A.K.A Hero Pants” a compelling episode in its own right, it retroactively makes the previous episode more interesting too. Not the Sallinger parts, of course, those are well past saving. ...
19:12 2019-06-16

| In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective - study The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, accor...
13:36 2019-06-06

Esketamine nasal spray effective against treatment resistant depression New research suggests esketamine nasal spray, a new antidepressant, is safe and effective for patients who have failed to respond to other types of treatment....
00:36 2019-05-22

More Effective Steps Needed To Deal With Obscene Ads: Prakash Javadekar Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said "more effective steps" are needed to deal with obscenity and vulgarity in advertisements in the media....
12:24 2019-07-03

Effective but never popular, court-ordered busing is a relic few would revive While Joe Biden has come under attack for opposing busing in the 1970s, the politics around America’s premier school desegregation program have always been complicated....
00:36 2019-07-08

Canada temporarily closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
05:36 2019-06-03

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
13:00 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
04:36 2019-06-07

Brighter, safer headlights are coming. The question is when. Europe and Canada already allow brighter and more precisely directed headlights, but U.S. drivers are still waiting.       ...
13:00 2019-06-18

Under the skin: How haptics are making touchscreens safer Getting a physical haptic response from a touchscreen can make them less distracting to use and even extend their reach to steering wheel controls Fast-developing technology will make button-less in...
04:00 2019-06-17

NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, howeve...
14:24 2019-06-11

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with the best....
08:24 2019-07-11

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 shown off in a new teaser poster The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is set to be unveiled next week at an event in China, and the Founder of the company has just shared a teaser image of what we can expect to see.It's the first time we'v...
16:12 2019-06-07

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofs...
05:48 2019-06-22

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
00:48 2019-07-05

Planting trees is most effective (and cheapest) way to fight climate change: study The study calculated that adding 3.5 million square miles of forest could suck up nearly 830 billion tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That’s about as much carbon pollution as ...
22:00 2019-07-05

Trials Of Mana Has No Manual, So Here's How To Play It The good news: Seiken Densetsu 3, the sequel to Secret of Mana, is finally available outside Japan for the first time, and it’s now called Trials of Mana. The bad news: Collection of Mana, the Switch ...
23:12 2019-06-27

Best free Usenet trials 2019 While Usenet groups are no longer so commonly used as in the early days of the internet, they still retain a significant following of users, especially since the advent of NZB readers to make for easy...
23:24 2019-05-31

Lost Beatles footage to be shown for first time in more than 50 years Clip features Fab Four performing Paperback Writer on Top of the Pops in 1966Long-lost footage of a Beatles performance is to be shown for the first time in more than 50 years.The Fab Four’s appearanc...
13:12 2019-05-29

New 100- and 200-Euro Notes Are Safer, Sturdier and Vegan-Friendly The bills, which entered circulation on Tuesday, complete the European Central Bank’s overhaul of paper money to make it easier to handle and harder to forge....
16:48 2019-05-28

Tennis: No surprise as Kerber shown the exit in first round Angelique Kerber's campaign to complete a career slam was cut short in the French Open first round on Sunday, but that came as no surprise considering the former world number one was playing on her le...
20:48 2019-05-26

New Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay will be shown at E3 2019, but it won't be playable Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most hotly anticipated upcoming games of the year (even though it probably won't be released in 2019), so we've been waiting with baited breath to see what devel...
13:48 2019-05-24

Infiltration Down 43 Per Cent After Balakot Strike, J&K Safer: Centre Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical strike was carried out on terror camps....
14:36 2019-07-09

By all means back healthcare tech, but only once it is shown to work It makes sense to champion high-tech innovations, but UK health minister Matt Hancock would do well to wait until they have been shown to work effectively...
16:24 2019-05-21

Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on free-to-air platform • Sky executives understood to be considering one-off move• Options include online streaming of Lord’s final on 14 JulyThe Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on a free-to-air platform in the U...
00:00 2019-06-14

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some ris...
05:12 2019-06-12

Are semi-autonomous systems making cars safer? V60 simulates undertaking the ‘fake’ Fiesta on the motorway but the Fiesta moves into the lane at the last moment and the AEB-equipped V60, like many AEB cars, fails to avoid it Assisted driving tec...
14:48 2019-05-21

Apple, Amazon, YouTube: Safer, faster & less annoying The much hyped iTunes demise doesn't matter; what does is moves made by Apple and YouTube to better lives, by taking on robocalls, hate speech and more.       ...
20:24 2019-06-08

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have trouble matching....
06:12 2019-06-16

DoT Said to Consult Home Ministry, PMO on Huawei in 5G Trials DoT will consult with the Home Ministry and the PMO before taking a final call on allowing Huawei to take part in the upcoming 5G spectrum-based field trials, an official source said....
14:48 2019-06-07

Three holds more 5G trials ahead of summer launch Three has revealed it is trialling its 5G-powered home broadband service in two London boroughs and has started a series of upgrades to its 4G network which will provide the foundation for a full 5G m...
13:00 2019-06-18

Lyles to run only 200m at U.S. trials, double in 2020 World 200 meters favorite Noah Lyles has ruled out also running the 100 meters at next week's U.S. championships/world trials, the sprinter and his coach told Reuters on Monday....
00:12 2019-07-16

Apple Music student trials now last for six months Apple has revealed its back-to-school promotions for this year, and they include a much longer trial period for students who want to try out its music subscription service. Eligible college students c...
20:12 2019-07-10

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
17:36 2019-07-03

Samsung’s overhauled Galaxy Note 10 design shown again in new leaks Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is a complete and total failure at this point. The company was mere days away from launching its first smartphone with a foldable display when a number of reviewers found i...
17:36 2019-06-10

Volvo Cars Partners With POC To Develop Safer Helmets For Cyclists Volvo Cars are one of the pioneers in the development of safer modern cars and the Swedish carmaker is now coming up with something innovative to take the safety quotient one step ahead. It is......
20:24 2019-06-03

"Kulbhushan Jadhav's Family Has Shown Exemplary Courage": S Jaishankar Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today said the International Court of Justice verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case is "not only a vindication for India but all those who believe in the rule of law".......
11:12 2019-07-18

'When Franco was alive, it was safer': inside Spain's far-right battleground – video Vox became the first far-right party to win more than a single seat in Spain's parliament since the Franco era when it won 24 in the general election. Last week, it fought its first mayoral campaign i...
13:48 2019-05-30

NASA to test safer, more powerful spacecraft fuel on June 24 When the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center later this month, it will be carrying a spacecraft fuel that's safer for humans, but also much more powerful than the f...
17:36 2019-06-11

Under the skin: How acoustic vehicle alert systems make EVs safer The old "stop, look and listen" mantra isn't much good when it comes to EVs, but there is a solution EVs may not sound all that quiet when travelling fast, but they can be at low speed – posing a ris...
14:00 2019-07-01

Nintendo E3 2019: every game shown, teased and played at the show Nintendo had a very strong showing at E3 2019 – somehow without even being at the expo. Thanks to its hugely popular Nintendo Direct livestreams, the house of Mario has managed to continue grip...
20:12 2019-06-14

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: high-tech cabin design shown Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will get technology revamp with digital dashboard, but launch is delayed until 2020 Volkswagen has released an interior design sketch for the new Mk8 Golf, showing...
14:48 2019-05-21

Pak Minister Accidentally Shown With Cat Ears On Facebook Live Streaming In a comedy of errors, a person streaming live on Facebook a conference by a Pakistani minister accidentally activated the cat filter, according to a media report said today....
16:36 2019-06-15

Strange But Serious Medieval Animal Trials Were No Kangaroo Court! One of the more unusual aspects of the Medieval world was that animals could be put on trial like human beings. Yes, there was such a thing as legal animal trials! While the veracity of many Medieval ...
22:24 2019-05-31

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters France's foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case....
12:12 2019-05-27

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in I...
09:36 2019-06-01

Thompson scorches to 100 meters victory at Jamaica trials Olympic champion Elaine Thompson edged Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a photo finish to win the 100m title at the Jamaican trials on Friday and book her spot at this year's world championships in Doha....
06:48 2019-06-22

Prosecutors give up on more trials in Delaware prison riot Prosecutors will press no further charges after a series of trial losses against inmates accused in deadly rioting at Delaware's maximum-security prison in 2017....
02:00 2019-06-13

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian forces....
18:36 2019-06-19

Google Maps Testing New Feature That Will Make Your Taxi Rides Safer Google Maps is getting a new feature that will alert taxi passengers when their ride goes off route by 500 meters. The feature seems to be limited to India currently....
14:24 2019-06-11

Iran may hold talks if shown respect, international rules followed: Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed respect and followed international rules, but Tehran would not be pressured into negotiatio...
20:00 2019-06-01

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s blood-soaked clothes shown in trial Bronx jurors got a glimpse on Thursday of the blood-soaked clothes Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was wearing when he was hacked to death by knives and a machete last June — evidence...
00:12 2019-05-31

Futuristic sounds to make electric buses safer hit wrong note Fears ‘spaceshippy’ proposals by TfL to make vehicles audible could confuse pedestriansTransport for London has been warned that proposals put forward for a safety feature to make electric buses more ...
16:36 2019-07-01

A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught up to the legend of a man who rushed in....
17:36 2019-05-22

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante: 211mph drop-top shown in London Fastest soft-top Aston ever makes its first public appearance at London's annual Concours event Aston Martin has shown the fastest convertible in its history, the new DBS Superleggera Volante, at the...
18:36 2019-06-05

Ford ready to sell Russian plants, says companies have shown interest Ford Motor Co is ready to sell its idle Russian plants and sees interest from potential buyers, the carmaker's Europe chairman said in St. Petersburg on Friday....
16:24 2019-06-07

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
12:36 2019-06-03

Surface Centaurus dual-screen laptop secretly shown off by Microsoft Microsoft has demonstrated a new Surface dual-screen device internally to staff within the company, potentially indicating that the device we previously heard about – codenamed Centaurus ȁ...
14:00 2019-06-04

U.S. chief justice's 'swing' role shown in census, gerrymandering rulings U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts cemented his new role as the Supreme Court's "swing vote," angering people on the political left and right in the process, as he decided the outcomes of major rulings o...
01:12 2019-06-28

OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles...
19:24 2019-05-22

Couple accused of defrauding military seek separate trials NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Separate trials are being sought by a Tennessee couple accused of defrauding the U.S. military out of $65 million in a scheme involving prescriptions for pain and scar cream. T...
15:36 2019-06-05

UK-led cancer and climate trials at risk as British researchers become liability Projects headed by UK universities have fallen sharply since Brexit voteBritish researchers say they are being shut out of bids for major European research partnerships, or asked to keep a low profile...
09:00 2019-07-02

Huawei Asks India To Take "Informed, Independent Decision" On 5G Trials Huawei has urged India to make an "informed and independent decision" on permitting its 5G trials in the country as the Chinese telecom giant reeled under pressure following the US ban....
21:48 2019-06-23

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as e...
17:24 2019-06-05

Athletics: Thompson completes sprint double at Jamaican trials Olympic champion Elaine Thompson posted a world-leading 22.00 to win the 200 meters on Sunday and complete the sprint double on the last day of the Jamaican trials....
05:48 2019-06-24

Fraser-Pryce, Thompson make easy progress at trials Three-times world champion Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce and training partner Elaine Thompson eased into the semi-finals of the 100 meters at the Jamaican trials for this year's world championships with ne...
09:00 2019-06-21

Huawei Asks India to Take 'Informed and Independent Decision' on 5G Trials Huawei has urged India to make an "informed and independent decision" on permitting its 5G trials in the country as Huawei reels under pressure following the US ban....
07:36 2019-06-24

Pope denounces 'hardships and trials' facing Catholics in China Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's restrictions on religion....
17:36 2019-05-22

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis are being disappointed because doctors are unwilli...
02:12 2019-07-03

Google Maps Now Offer 'Stay Safer' Feature On Android Phones In India The latest update for Google Maps for Android devices offers a new 'Stay Safer' feature which can be used to share your live trip status with family & friends and also sends an alert should a cab go.....
10:48 2019-07-01

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its crea...
11:36 2019-06-13

Wheels: A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught up to the legend of a man who rushed in....
15:12 2019-05-21

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population, researchers say....
21:00 2019-06-03

Future littoral combat ship Indianapolis completes acceptance trials The U.S. Navy's future USS Indianapolis, a Freedom-class littoral combat ship, has completed its acceptance trials, designer Lockheed Martin said on Wednesday....
19:00 2019-06-27

Romania graft trials may need restart as court sides with ruling party Romania's Constitutional Court issued a ruling on Wednesday that could mean many current corruption trials have to restart from scratch, siding with the governing Social Democrats (PSD) in a dispute a...
20:12 2019-07-03

Lionel Messi shown only second career red card after Copa America bust-up with Gary Medel Lionel Messi was shown an extremely rare red card on Saturday evening as Argentina faced Chile in the third-place play-off at the 2019 Copa America tournament....
00:24 2019-07-07

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tac...
00:12 2019-05-22

Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov shown in video next to two lines of white powder Capitals say they are aware of the video that surfaced of forward Evgeny Kuznetsov next to a table with two lines of white powder.        ...
08:24 2019-05-28

Naked Bike Ride in Cologne joins world call for safer, cleaner streets About 60 bicyclists bared nearly all to cycle around the western city of Cologne promoting safety on the streets. German laws restrained the Naked Bike Ride motto 'bare as you dare' to a degree of mod...
23:12 2019-07-12

Trump and Jeffrey Epstein Shown Palling Around Party at Mar-a-Lago in Unearthed Footage from 1992 President Donald Trump has been trying to distance himself from another faux billionaire, Jeffrey Epstein, now that the—well, no one knows what it is exactly Epstein does for money, just that he has a...
20:01 2019-07-17

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationals and foreign fighters accused of membership to t...
23:36 2019-06-07

Khashoggi murder trials must be public and meet international standards, UN expert urges A United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s closed-door trials of those it accuses of assassinating the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, have fallen shor...
15:24 2019-05-21

London Bridge attack inquest: Coroner hails bravery shown by public and emergency services The coroner in the London Bridge terror attack inquest hailed the "heroic" actions of members of the public and emergency services in response to the atrocity as he began delivering his findings today...
23:48 2019-06-27

Champions League Final: Tottenham vs Liverpool live stream to be shown free by BT on TV, online and on YouTube Tottenham and Liverpool fans are still struggling to work out how to make it to Madrid for the upcoming Champions League Final, but supporters back home can watch all the action for free....
18:24 2019-05-21

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents,...
14:33 2019-05-21

Westminster's grand plans: family housing, safer streets and a return to cool for Soho are unveiled in exclusive preview London's richest borough plans to fight crime, clean up its streets and house its deprived families. Homes & Property gets an exclusive first look at their proposals....
08:36 2019-06-19

CBOE Holdings Reports First-Quarter 2017 Results; Reported Results Include Bats Effective March 1 CHICAGO, May 9, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017, and provided updated 2017 guidance to reflect its acquisition of Bats Global Mar...
20:12 2019-05-21

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as safe and effective....
14:36 2019-07-17

New Google Play Store rules want to make the store safer for kids Via its Android Developers Blog on Wednesday, Google announced an important series of changes that apply to every single app in the Google Play Store in an attempt to make the marketplace more kid-fri...
12:12 2019-05-30

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read More...
22:12 2019-07-11

Ship-To-Ship Combat And Everything Else Shown At Warframe's Fan Conference Changes to quest structure and enemy behavior, ship-to-ship space combat, and a new, sprawling open-world area are just a few of the things coming to Warframe later this year and beyond....
18:12 2019-07-08

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Afri...
19:12 2019-07-15

Trials of vaccine to save newborns from potentially deadly CMV 'stealth virus' Trials are under way for a vaccine that could help protect thousands of babies and transplant patients from a common but potentially deadly "stealth virus"....
12:24 2019-07-08

'Leaves on the line' rail delays could be a thing of the past if Hi-tech trials are a success Commuters facing delays sparked by leaves on the line could be a thing of the past if new modernising trials aimed at improving Britain's railway infrastructure are a success....
08:36 2019-06-13

Trials of Mana finally brings the Secret of Mana sequel to the U.S. Trials of Mana is coming to Switch in early 2020, Nintendo revealed during its Electronic Entertainment Expo today in Los Angeles. It is a remake of the third entry in the Mana series. The first Mana ...
19:36 2019-06-11

Trials Of Mana Looks Much Better Than The Secret Of Mana Remake Disappointed by last year’s 3D remake of Secret of Mana? Well, Trials of Mana, the upcoming remake of its sequel, looks nothing like it. Nintendo and Square Enix showed off the Switch game on today’s ...
22:36 2019-06-12

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
17:36 2019-06-13

GSK's HIV drug receives EU marketing nod GlaxoSmithKline said its specialist HIV company had received marketing authorisation from the European Commission for its drug to treat advanced stage HIV infections in adults and adolescents above th...
12:00 2019-07-03

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
16:36 2019-07-11

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was lon...
06:12 2019-07-12

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A ...
14:33 2019-05-21

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, even as drug kingpins fade from view....
17:36 2019-07-18

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England....
13:12 2019-07-09

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
16:36 2019-06-02

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers sp...
05:12 2019-07-18

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘p...
03:00 2019-06-29

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety....
02:12 2019-06-05

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A rheumatoid arthritis drug may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but there are no plans to conduct the trials needed to find out if it really works...
20:24 2019-06-11

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effectively, requires lower doses of each drug, and can h...
17:24 2019-07-10

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations....
19:24 2019-06-27

U.N. adopts resolution to investigate Philippine drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to investigate the thousands of deaths connected to the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, attracting swift condemnation from the Duterte adminis...
07:24 2019-07-12

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based ...
06:36 2019-06-06

UN launches 'comprehensive' review of Philippine drug war Human rights commission votes to ‘get the facts’ on three years of bloodshed claiming an estimated 20,000 livesThe human rights body of the United Nations has agreed to begin investigating President R...
12:00 2019-07-12

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an amb...
22:36 2019-05-21

Drug makes tumors more susceptible to chemo Many chemotherapy drugs kill cancer cells by severely damaging their DNA. However, some tumors can withstand this damage by relying on a DNA repair pathway that not only allows them to survive, but al...
22:48 2019-06-06

Ketamine-like drug for depression could get UK licence within the year Esketamine could initially become available through private clinics but potential side effects raise concernsA ketamine-like drug that could be licensed in the UK as soon as November could transform t...
19:24 2019-07-12

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. The Blameless Children event was held at Journey Chu...
04:12 2019-06-09

Will poppy seeds really show up on a drug test? Employee screening firm JDP recently analyzed 12 months of Google search trends data related to 150 of America’s biggest employers. A common search: “Does my company drug test?” Drug testing for pre-e...
10:36 2019-06-10

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effective...
23:24 2019-06-13

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is a three year program for non-violent, repeat drug o...
09:48 2019-06-07

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood...
23:48 2019-06-03

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
16:48 2019-05-27

Kuznetsov denies drug use after video surfaces Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov has denied ever using drugs after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table on which there are two lines of white powder in what appears to be a hotel room....
02:36 2019-05-28

'Drug of branding' blamed for Oliver closures JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has said many of the casual dining sector's recent failures had "thought they were so groovy that the brand would do the work for them"....
20:00 2019-05-28

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
18:48 2019-06-03

5 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations NEW YORK (AP) — Five prospects have been suspended for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The commissioner’s office said Friday free-agent pitcher Christian Aragon and Clevela...
00:12 2019-06-29

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the request, saying "the government has never located or id...
05:48 2019-07-06

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in the United States....
14:36 2019-07-06

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food...
21:12 2019-05-29

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities as a way to battle addiction but stresses it’s ...
10:00 2019-06-28

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
19:36 2019-06-27

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
00:12 2019-07-04

Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017....
16:48 2019-07-17

'El Chapo' loses bid for new trial in U.S. drug trafficking case A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid for a new trial, finding that misconduct by jurors during the Mexican crime lord's drug trafficking case was not a reason to overturn...
01:48 2019-07-04

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
16:36 2019-07-17

U.S. group says Novartis MS drug price out of line with benefit A U.S. group that reviews the value of medicines issued a critical report on Novartis's new multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent, calling its $88,561 list price "far out of line" compared with its benefits...
08:12 2019-06-21

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organizatio...
01:48 2019-06-18

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
13:48 2019-06-14

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” T...
19:48 2019-06-14

| Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison Once one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was jailed for life - the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century....
18:01 2019-07-17

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
13:24 2019-07-19

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
23:12 2019-06-11

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were b...
23:12 2019-07-18

The Latest: Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian journalist arrested on drug charges (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Russia’s interior minister says all charges against an investigative journalist arrested on...
18:00 2019-06-11

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
18:12 2019-06-28

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying that people want to focus on what government can do ...
13:48 2019-06-12

Houston officer accused of assaulting man during drug arrest HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer has been indicted after being accused of assaulting a suspect during a drug arrest. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday that officer Sha...
19:12 2019-06-27

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
12:24 2019-07-18

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though ma...
22:12 2019-06-22

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it Drug companies overcharge in ways that are unique to their industry. America's patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view       ...
04:36 2019-07-19

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole...
22:24 2019-07-16

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
04:12 2019-06-22

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroin and crack out of a “fast-food-style drive-...
20:12 2019-06-18

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
04:12 2019-07-12

Pfizer to buy cancer drug developer Array for $10.64 billion Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would acquire Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, giving it access to the target's approved drugs for skin cancer and the targeted cancer medicines in its pipe...
14:12 2019-06-17

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up s...
14:36 2019-07-11

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in t...
10:36 2019-07-08

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police, and rights groups think the number ...
13:24 2019-07-08

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controve...
08:12 2019-06-18

Trump Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked A federal judge sided with manufacturers, saying the regulation would violate free speech. It was a key part of the president’s push to lower the cost of prescription medication....
05:36 2019-07-09

U.S. judge halts rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would force pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertis...
04:48 2019-07-09

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, one of Italy’s top cocaine dealers has been arrested...
00:12 2019-07-09

Historic US Drug Bust Nets 16 Tonnes Of Cocaine US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
03:24 2019-06-19

US Demands El Chapo Forfeit $12.7 Billion In Drug Money Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking $12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in.....
03:00 2019-07-06

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games ...
07:48 2019-07-05

Dwight Gooden’s son says dad’s drug and booze issues are ‘disappointing’ Troubled Met legend Dwight Gooden’s battles with drugs and booze are “disappointing,” his son told The Post. “Doc” Gooden was busted last month in New Jersey for cocaine possession and driving under t...
10:24 2019-07-14

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 Wh...
12:36 2019-07-13

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisemen...
00:12 2019-06-15

A’s pitcher Montas suspended 80 games for drug violation OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The penalty was annou...
04:00 2019-06-22

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet ...
01:24 2019-06-15

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some h...
03:36 2019-06-22

Bonnaroo 2019 day one: Over 100 citations and drug-related arrests Police at Bonnaroo have issued at least 100 citations and made at least four arrests as of day two.        ...
04:36 2019-06-15

'S*** happens': Child's death in Philippine drug raid shrugged off A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs has defended the killing of child during a police raid as "s*** happens"....
20:36 2019-07-04

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut health....
16:00 2019-07-12

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreign...
13:36 2019-07-12

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to ope...
09:01 2019-07-12

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
17:12 2019-06-18

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they...
13:24 2019-06-04

Man suspected of killing 13-year-old arrested on drug charges Carlos Rivera, of Lawrence, Mass., was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of distribution of Class B drugs to a minor....
01:00 2019-05-27

Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs “You can’t cheat death,” wrote a reader who echoed many responses to an article about drug tests on dogs to try to slow aging. But others said the goal seemed worthy....
20:36 2019-05-21

‘The IAAF will not drug me or stop me being who I am’: Semenya appeals against Cas ruling • South African files appeal to Swiss supreme court• ‘I am a woman and I am a world-class athlete’Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the federal supreme court of Switzerland challenging the recent ...
20:12 2019-05-29

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his ...
20:24 2019-05-21

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs World Health Organization members agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing but stepped back from proposals by activists to force pharmaceutical firms to disclose the cost of making medicines...
12:00 2019-05-28

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
20:24 2019-05-21

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
18:24 2019-05-28

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jo...
22:36 2019-06-04

22 arrested across Europe in swoop on 'dangerous drug gang' Europol says group was involved in drug and cigarette trafficking and assassinationsPolice have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five countries that dismantled one of Europe’s top criminal ...
12:36 2019-05-22

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized drug case. A lawyer for Seuxis Hernandez confirme...
20:48 2019-05-30

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former President Porfirio Lobo's administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
11:12 2019-05-25

Type 1 diabetes: Drug delays onset by 2 years A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals....
19:12 2019-06-10

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternative...
16:48 2019-05-21

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment po...
15:01 2019-05-21

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. F...
16:48 2019-05-21

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the o...
07:12 2019-05-25

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) even...
12:00 2019-05-28

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty Impunity and unlawful killings are going on unabated in the Philippines, three years into a war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling ...
11:00 2019-07-08

879% drug price hike is one of 3,400 in 2019 so far; rate of hikes increasing Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11, 2018: U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (R) announced a 'blueprint' for lowering the cost of prescription medication with President Donald Trump in...
23:48 2019-07-02

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
07:12 2019-05-25

"Shit Happens": Philippine Drug War Enforcer On Police Killing Of Toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying the world was....
16:36 2019-07-04

Trump promises he will force Big Pharma to lower drug prices President Trump said Friday that he had a plan to force Big Pharma to lower drug costs so that the US would pay no more than the country that currently pays the lowest prices. “We’re going to be annou...
21:36 2019-07-05

Viking Berserkers – Fierce Warriors or Drug-Fuelled Madmen? Today, the word ‘berserk’ is used to describe anyone in an irrational, agitated state of mind who cannot or does not control his or her actions. The meaning of the word originates with the Viking bers...
15:24 2019-05-26

Philippine drug war enforcer defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying the world was ...
01:48 2019-07-05

Trump to sign executive order to lower drug prices The White House is writing an executive order that would reduce what the U.S. pays for drugs so that it's more in line with the lowest price paid elsewhere in the world, Trump told reporters Friday....
22:36 2019-07-05

Former Philippine police general defends killing of toddler in drug war A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a three-year-old girl in a sting operation....
09:36 2019-07-05

Donald Trump says 'favored-nations clause' on drug prices is on its way President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay....
20:36 2019-07-05

Fast-Track Drug Approval, Designed for Emergencies, Is Now Routine Three-quarters of new drugs get an expedited regulatory review, a process that offers a measure of hope to critically ill patients. It also thrusts families and doctors into a new world of trade-offs,...
20:48 2019-07-05

Enforcer of Philippine drug war defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying on Thursday the world was ...
08:12 2019-07-05

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Mo...
23:24 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-U.S. group says Novartis MS drug price out of line with benefit A U.S. group that reviews the value of medicines issued a critical report on Novartis's new multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent, calling its $88,561 list price "far out of line" compared with its benefits...
19:36 2019-06-21

A's pitcher Montas suspended 80 games for drug violation Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance       ...
01:00 2019-06-22

Changes to pharmacy benefit manager role could help lower drug costs When Ohio switched its government health coverage program from a fee-for-service model to one of managed care in 2011, it began saving $145 million each year, a new study shows...
02:12 2019-06-22

"El Chapo" mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison....
19:36 2019-06-01

“El Chapo” mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison. Consuelo Loera said...
18:12 2019-06-01

Judge allows community members to weigh in on drug kingpin’s release A judge in Washington, DC, wants the people who live in a formerly drug-ravaged neighborhood to have a say in whether the one-time kingpin who ruled over it should be let out of prison. US District Ju...
16:36 2019-06-22

DA threatens to subpoena Houston police in fatal drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are accusing Houston police of dragging their feet in the ongoing investigation into a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured five officers. The Harris Co...
01:36 2019-06-21

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women trouble...
01:12 2019-06-23

Mexican drug cartel operative pleads guilty in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A high-ranking figure in Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel who answered to now-imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has entered a guilty plea at a Chicago federal...
19:12 2019-06-27

Enforcement of food and drug safety regulations nosedive under Trump Number of ‘warning letters’ sent by FDA has fallen by 33% compared with the most recent equivalent period under ObamaThe US regulator of food and drug safety has seen steep declines in several markers...
14:36 2019-07-02

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, the latest World Drug Report from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (...
20:48 2019-06-27

Brazil confirms drug suspect part of presidential trip Brazilian officials are confirming that an Air Force sergeant accused of trying to smuggle cocaine into Spain was working on a support mission for President Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to the G-20 summit in...
21:00 2019-06-27

Brazil airman can face drug charges in Spain and at home RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian air force sergeant accused of attempting to smuggle cocaine into Spain while working in support of a trip by President Jair Bolsonaro will be tried in both countries,...
06:12 2019-06-28

Police Smash Germany's Biggest Online Drug Market German authorities said Friday they took down the country's largest internet marketplace for narcotics and arrested 11 suspects from Germany, the Netherlands and Poland....
15:00 2019-06-28

A deadly, drug-resistant fungus has swept the globe—here’s how it spreads Enlarge / The director of the German National Reference Centre for Invasive Fungus Infections holding a petri dish of the yeast Candida auris in January 2018. (credit: Getty | Nicolas Armer) Patien...
00:24 2019-06-28

Central Texas man, 38, gets life term for leading drug ring WACO, Texas (AP) — A 38-year-old Central Texas man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for leading a drug trafficking ring. Prosecutors say Daniel Louis Lopez was sentenced Tuesday in Waco. T...
18:36 2019-05-29

Health Brands Hims and Hers Flout Facebook’s Rules on Drug Ads Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required by the FDA....
15:36 2019-07-01

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizu...
01:24 2019-06-04

‘El Chapo’-branded drug packages seized in $5M heroin bust Three alleged drug dealers were busted in the Bronx with $5 million worth of heroin — including packages branded with the name “El Chapo,” officials announced Friday. “The successful...
00:48 2019-07-20

Notable raises $50 million to personalize cancer drug regimens Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.Read More...
13:36 2019-07-16

International Drug Dealers Behind Sri Lanka Easter Bombings: President International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country's leader claimed Monday, despite earlier blaming the attacks on Islamists....
20:00 2019-07-15

Gilead, HHS chief announce donation of HIV prevention drug Truvada Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar announced a deal this week for drugmaker Gilead Sciences to donate billions of dollars in HIV prevention drugs over the course of the next decade....
18:36 2019-05-21

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel cancer....
17:48 2019-07-14

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed...
01:24 2019-07-14

Iceland criticized Duterte’s drug war, so he accused its people of ‘eating ice’ “What is the problem of Iceland? It’s just ice,” the Philippine president said Friday during a rambling speech in Manila. Despite its name, Iceland is not a land of ice. It is unusually temperate for ...
00:24 2019-07-13

Philippine President Mocks "Ice-Eating" Iceland Over UN Vote On Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no.....
00:12 2019-07-13

Duterte critics laud UN vote to scrutinize drug killings Critics of the Philippine president’s deadly anti-drug campaign say a vote by the U.N.’s top human rights body to look into the thousands of deaths of suspects is a crucial step toward bringing perpet...
15:00 2019-07-12

Why Shares Of This Bengaluru-Based Drug Maker Plunged Over 8% Today US FDA had inspected Strides Pharma's drug manufacturing facility in Puducherry from January 28 to February 5, 2019 and said that the company was caught trying to dispose quality-control records....
16:24 2019-07-17

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're bor...
17:12 2019-05-21

Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sec...
09:24 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were b...
02:12 2019-07-19

Data shows slight drop in US drug overdose deaths Drug overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, according to preliminary data. The drop was due to a decline in deaths from prescription opoid painkillers....
16:36 2019-07-18

Asia-Pacific meth drug trade worth up to $61 billion, U.N. says Transnational crime groups are trafficking vast quantities of methamphetamine made in Southeast Asia, the United Nations said on Thursday, putting the value of the Asia-Pacific market for the drug bet...
11:36 2019-07-18

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights ex...
15:36 2019-05-21

Woman who dodged El Chapo hit speaks at drug lord’s sentencing A woman whom Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once tried to have killed confronted the convicted drug lord on Wednesday — but he couldn’t be bothered to pay attention to her tale of surviva...
21:00 2019-07-17

El Chapo: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison US district judge imposed life sentence plus 30 years at hearing in federal Brooklyn courtJoaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that ...
18:00 2019-07-17

El Chapo, the Notorious Drug Kingpin, Has Been Sentenced to Life in Prison in the U.S. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the notorious drug lord who twice escaped from Mexican prisons, will spend the rest of his life behind bars in the United States. Guzman, 62, was sentenced Wedne...
17:12 2019-07-17

Four Britons arrested in China after drug bust involving foreigners Police in eastern city of Xuzhou detained 19 people including teachers and studentsFour Britons have been arrested in China, according to the British embassy, further escalating tensions between the U...
14:12 2019-07-12

Drug Lord El Chapo Should Get Life In Prison, Plus 30 Years: Prosecutors US prosecutors said they want the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to spend the rest of his life - plus 30 years - in prison, after he hears from a victim who survived one of his murder......
08:48 2019-07-12

Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on Wednesday....
10:00 2019-05-22

GSK's Dovato suppresses AIDS virus at same levels of three-drug regimen GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients for six months at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage s...
10:24 2019-07-10

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspiciou...
21:48 2019-05-24

Gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary disorder approved for NHS use A therapy that uses RNA interference to treat the rare condition hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis has been approved for NHS use in England...
14:36 2019-07-09

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious o...
22:48 2019-05-24

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jone...
00:00 2019-05-25

YouTube engineer injures 8 in drug-fueled rampage: deputies A “delusional” YouTube software engineer attacked four friends — including one he stabbed with a pencil — and rammed a stolen truck into pedestrians in an LSD-fueled rampage that left eight people inj...
23:12 2019-07-08

U.S. seeks extradition of Chinese researcher in drug secrets theft The United States wants Switzerland to extradite a Chinese researcher accused of helping his scientist sister steal secrets worth $550 million from drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, Swiss documents released ...
14:48 2019-07-08

Intra-Cellular drug fails one of two bipolar depression studies Intra-Cellular Therapies Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment failed to meet the main goal of one of two studies in patients with major depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder....
14:48 2019-07-08

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling p...
22:12 2019-05-23

GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage tr...
23:48 2019-07-10

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much...
04:00 2019-07-12

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency in drug companies’ TV ads....
00:36 2019-07-12

The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars Once again, the legendary and iconic Volkswagen Beetle has gone out of production. I say once again, because, depending on how you qualify things, this will be the third or fourth time this has happen...
21:01 2019-07-11

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit managers....
21:00 2019-07-11

Lawsuit dismissed in death of student turned drug informant WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota college student turned police drug informant. The body of 20-year-old Andrew Sadek was recov...
15:00 2019-05-22

White House scraps a proposal to lower U.S. drug prices The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a policy that would have required health insurers to pass...
19:24 2019-07-11

Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. ...
18:12 2019-07-11

Parents of slain drug informant to appeal lawsuit dismissal WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — The attorney for the parents of a North Dakota college student found dead after becoming an informant to drug investigators plan to appeal a judge’s dismissal of their wron...
19:24 2019-05-23

NYPD detective gets 2 years for lying about drug-dealing bookie An NYPD detective was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for lying to the feds to protect his sports bookie — who was allegedly dealing drugs while working with the feds. Saed Rabah, 46, plead...
02:48 2019-05-25

David Ortiz shooting suspect charged with drug possession NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A suspect in the shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz has been charged with drug and firearm possession in New Jersey. The U.S. attorney’s office in Newark announced ...
19:48 2019-06-20

US authorities seize over $200,000 worth of Bitcoin in suspected drug ring US authorities have seized more than $200,000 worth of Bitcoin after arresting three Boston-based men on charges of conspiring to sell drugs on the dark web. Binh Thanh Le, 22, Steven McCall, 23, and ...
13:24 2019-06-17

Online pharmacy flags possible new impurity in blood pressure drug Online pharmacy Valisure reported that it found a new cancer-causing impurity in some versions of widely prescribed blood pressure medicine valsartan, but U.S. regulators said on Tuesday that the amou...
01:00 2019-06-19

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transp...
07:01 2019-06-14

‘Attack squirrel’ hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust Rocky’s got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would stay aggressive, authorities said. Limestone County Sheriff&#...
01:12 2019-06-19

2 cops shot, suspect killed during Westchester drug raid Two police officers were wounded — and a suspect killed — during a drug raid at a seedy Westchester motel, according to authorities and a local report. The pair — a Greenburgh police sergeant and a Do...
19:36 2019-06-04

Columbine survivor, addiction speaker died of drug overdose DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner has determined a Columbine massacre survivor and addiction recovery advocate died of a drug overdose. The Denver Post reports the Routt County Coroner’s Office s...
04:01 2019-06-14

Drug charges dropped in alleged setup of Russian journalist In a surprising turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter Tuesday and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to f...
18:48 2019-06-11

Nicky Barnes, New York drug lord known as Mr Untouchable, dead at 78 Barnes had entered the witness protection program and died in 2012 aged 78 – or possibly 79 – according to the New York TimesNicky Barnes, an ostentatious New York City drug lord who was played by Cub...
08:36 2019-06-09

| WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
12:12 2019-06-19

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new ...
14:36 2019-06-13

Russian journalist released pending trial on drug charges Ivan Golunov moved to house arrest after hundreds of supporters picket police HQA Russian journalist arrested on drug charges has been released from jail pending trial amid a public outcry over the ca...
14:00 2019-06-09

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
20:00 2019-06-11

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed governme...
21:36 2019-06-14

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
16:36 2019-06-05

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling Japanese authorities have arrested seven Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling what was believed to be a record amount of stimulants by ship-to-ship transfers....
11:00 2019-06-05

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed governme...
11:00 2019-06-15

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
09:00 2019-06-15

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars...
03:48 2019-06-07

Australia police make record meth drug bust Authorities in Melbourne have seized their biggest ever onshore haul of methamphetamine, the drug commonly known as ice. The drugs were stashed in stereo speakers that had originated in Thailand....
07:24 2019-06-07

Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights Olympic star Katie Taylor is now a undisputed professional champion. But she will require more stringent drug testing for her next fight. John Dennen explains The post Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug...
21:24 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisemen...
01:24 2019-06-15

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi...
11:24 2019-06-07

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
01:12 2019-06-12

Little Rock police to overhaul no-knock drug raid policies LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock Police Department says it’s overhauling policies for obtaining no-knock warrants in drug raids, eight months after a man alleged officers blasted down hi...
01:12 2019-06-13

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
23:00 2019-06-11

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a pro...
13:24 2019-06-04

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a l...
17:48 2019-06-12

The Latest: Putin opposes easing punishments for drug crimes MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin’s annual call-in show (all times local): 3:15 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says he’s against easing punishments for drug-related crimes but considers it ...
14:36 2019-06-20

Canadian panel calls for universal public drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system...
05:48 2019-06-13

Russian journalist released to house arrest in drug case A prominent Russian investigative reporter who was detained on drug-dealing charges has been released on house arrest in a case that has raised widespread alarm among fellow journalists...
01:12 2019-06-09

Couple Plans Lexington Center For Drug Exposed Babies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A local couple has plans to open a center to care for drug-exposed babies in Lexington, called Phoenix Grace. Ann and Chad Nipp became foster parents to their now adopt...
01:12 2019-06-13

Drug prices: Colorado's $100 insulin cap draws other states' interest A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of the life-saving drug has spiked, lawmakers said....
07:48 2019-06-08

Canada will move on new drug price rules in 'very near future': minister Work on the Canadian government's proposal to crack down on patented drug prices is underway and "movement" should come very soon, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor said on Wednesday....
19:24 2019-06-12

Philippine rights office condemns child’s death in drug raid The Philippine Commission on Human Rights has condemned the killing of a 3-year-old girl during a police raid in which her father, a drug suspect, was gunned down along with another civilian and a pol...
12:36 2019-07-04

Inside Venezuela’s torturous intelligence and drug-running branch SEBIN In October, Fernando Alban –  the councilman of dissident Venezuelan political party Primero Justicia – spoke out against the embattled nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro at the United Nations in New York...
22:24 2019-05-21

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose (Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional overdoses, injuries and car acc...
23:36 2019-06-17

Rodrigo Duterte's drug war is 'large-scale murdering enterprise' says Amnesty New report details systematic killing of poor and calls for UN investigation into crimes against humanityThe president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte is carrying out a “large-scale murdering enter...
07:36 2019-07-08

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov charged with attempted drug dealing A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with attempted drug dealing, his lawyer said Saturday, in a case that has captured headlines and sparked protests in Russia....
15:36 2019-06-08

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dog fighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dog fighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
03:48 2019-06-12

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international an...
04:24 2019-05-25

Sri Lanka court delays death penalty for four convicted on drug charges Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has issued an injunction until October 30 against the death penalty for four people convicted of drug-related offences, a lawyer representing one of the petitioners in the ca...
14:01 2019-07-05

Donald Trump Promises To Reduce US Drug Prices To World's Lowest US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US drug prices to match the lowest in the world....
03:00 2019-07-06

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
19:36 2019-06-17

Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system...
19:24 2019-06-12

Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it now owns marketed an expensive treatment for a rare...
22:00 2019-06-05

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharm...
16:00 2019-05-26

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to new research....
21:48 2019-06-06

The FDA just approved a baby-saving drug that carries an obscene $2.1 million price tag You can’t put a price on life, but that isn’t stopping Swiss drugmaker Novartis from trying. The company just scored approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new treatment...
23:24 2019-05-27

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for business.”...
00:48 2019-05-28

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a toddler during a police raid, saying “s--- happens”....
01:24 2019-07-06

UPDATE 2-Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a l...
17:48 2019-06-12

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
07:12 2019-06-12

Bayer seeks approval to treat children with blockbuster drug Xarelto Bayer will apply for approval to make its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto available for treating children, the German company said on Monday, after a study showed strong efficacy and safety in child...
15:36 2019-07-08

Comedian Artie Lange awaits drug program violation hearing NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of having failed to comply with his court-ordered drug program....
19:24 2019-05-23

Mets pitching legend Dwight Gooden arrested on drug charges New York Mets pitching legend Dwight Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence, according to court documents....
22:12 2019-07-13

US judge halts Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C., sided with drugmakers Merck & Co, Eli Lilly and Co and Amgen by halting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule from taking effect on ...
15:00 2019-07-09

Calls for justice, intervention as Philippines buries drug war's youngest known victim One by one, a mother and her children splash holy water over a white coffin barely a meter long. On the dirt floor beneath it lies a pair of tiny pink slippers....
15:48 2019-07-09

Nancy Pelosi's Drug Price Compromise Is Bad Policy and Worse Politics Mere weeks ago, we brought you the news that progressive House Democrats were joyful that Democratic leadership was not “wedded” to a terrible drug pricing proposal that would appoint an arbitrator to...
18:24 2019-05-24

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses The Moscow media outlet that employs investigative reporter Ivan Golunov believes he's been framed. Golunov is known for investigations into graft in Russia's capital, and has reportedly received rece...
05:24 2019-06-08

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet that investigative reporter Ivan Golunov works for believes he has been framed. Golunov is known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and reportedly received death threa...
19:12 2019-06-07

UPDATE 2-GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage tr...
17:12 2019-07-10

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
03:48 2019-05-24

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
05:00 2019-06-08

Trump team hits home run by balking at its own drug-price plan In deciding today not to change certain rules related to pharmaceutical pricing, the Trump administration deserves great credit for its willingness to reexamine its own assumptions....
22:48 2019-07-11

U.S. judge expected to put Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' behind bars for life Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, is scheduled to be sentenced by a U.S. judg...
14:00 2019-07-17

A generic drug from Argentina offers cystic fibrosis families hope Parents in the UK are banding together to buy a generic cystic fibrosis drug from Argentina because the NHS and a drug manufacturer cannot agree on a price...
16:48 2019-06-07

Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages Healthcare security firm CyberMDX has discovered two bugs affecting a popular infusion pump, allowing hijackers to remotely access and control it. Homeland Security has disclosed the vulnerabilities i...
16:00 2019-06-14

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
18:24 2019-06-07

U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
01:24 2019-07-09

Drug Distributor Cardinal Health Faces Recruitment Challenge as CFO Departs The Dublin, Ohio-based company is turning to its chief executive, Michael Kaufmann, to oversee the books following the departure of its chief financial officer, Jorge M. Gomez, indicating a lack of po...
03:12 2019-07-09

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman faces life sentence See ya, Shorty! Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will appear in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday, where a judge is expected to sentence him to life behind bars. Guzman,...
04:24 2019-07-17

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
07:24 2019-07-09

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
08:12 2019-07-09

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring...
12:24 2019-07-09

Michael Gove, a Contender to Succeed Theresa May, Admits to Past Drug Use Mr. Gove said that he had taken illegal drugs “on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago.” He said it should not disqualify him in the leadership race....
14:00 2019-06-08

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
23:12 2019-06-11

Pfizer had clues its drug could prevent Alzheimer’s. It didn’t report the findings. Researchers say Pfizer should have published its analysis on the blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis therapy Enbrel. Pfizer says its decision was based on science....
18:36 2019-06-05

Experimental drug delays type 1 diabetes onset in mid-stage trial (Reuters Health) - In people at high risk for type 1 diabetes, 14 days of therapy with the experimental drug teplizumab delayed development of the disease by a year or more, according to results from ...
22:12 2019-06-09

Staggering drug bust shows traffickers turning to East Coast This week's staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increased law enforcement pressure along the country's southwest ...
01:24 2019-06-20

How cell phones ruined turf drug dealers and cut the murder rate The increased use of cell phones reduced US homicide rates in the 1990s, according to new research distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The popularity of cell phones undermined the...
21:00 2019-05-29

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focusing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
14:48 2019-05-21

"Inhumane": Mexico President On Drug Lord El Chapo's Jail Sentence Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by...
09:00 2019-07-19

Man accused of funding David Ortiz shooting is drug trafficker: reports The man who allegedly footed the $7,800 bill for the failed hit on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is a convicted drug trafficker, according to local media reports. Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota — w...
23:48 2019-06-18

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," has been transferred to a "Supermax" prison in Colorado where no one has ever escaped, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said in a stateme...
23:00 2019-07-19

Honduras president targeted in DEA drug-trafficking and money laundering investigation The President of Honduras has been named as a target in a DEA investigation into drug-trafficking and money laundering, according to US Federal Court documents....
19:49 2019-05-31

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
21:48 2019-06-18

Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception (Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a spec...
23:36 2019-07-19

Sajid Javid hits out at drug users in wake of Gove confession Home secretary speaks out after Tory leadership rival admits to taking cocaineSajid Javid, a Conservative leadership candidate, has hit out at the middle-class users of class A drugs who fail to think...
14:00 2019-06-09

El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on We...
03:12 2019-07-18

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
23:36 2019-06-27

Sanofi loses German patent case against Amgen over cholesterol drug Germany's highest civil court on Tuesday rejected French drugmaker Sanofi's bid to fend off a legal challenge by U.S. rival Amgen against Sanofi's cholesterol drug Praluent....
18:48 2019-06-04

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
02:12 2019-05-31

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influ...
00:48 2019-06-24

Russia Detains Journalist on Drug Charges, Rattling Media Community The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve...
16:12 2019-06-09

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat...
21:00 2019-06-27

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
07:12 2019-07-18

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist's drug bust Three of Russia's leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of publishing identical front page headlines to protest over what they suspect is the framing of an investigative journalist on dru...
19:36 2019-06-10

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
22:24 2019-06-27

This massive stash of cocaine is just a fraction one of largest drug busts in history Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In ...
08:24 2019-06-22

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has s...
17:00 2019-05-31

U.S. Democratic hopeful Booker proposes clemency for thousands of drug offenders Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said on Thursday he would consider releasing thousands of nonviolent drug offenders from federal prisons, vowing to use the president's pardon power to addr...
13:48 2019-06-20

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons v...
22:00 2019-06-20

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: 'Nothing to hide' after alleged drug video surfaces Washington Capitals star forward Evgeny Kuznetsov said he has "nothing to hide" after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table that had a powdery white substance on it....
21:12 2019-05-28

Cory Booker vows to pursue clemency for nonviolent drug offenders WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker says if he’s elected, he plans to use the powers of the office to pursue clemency for what his campaign estimates is more than 17,000 p...
15:24 2019-06-20

High fashion: North Macedonia uncovers drug-laced clothes SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Authorities in North Macedonia have charged three people with smuggling a suitcase packed with cocaine-laced clothes into the country from Peru. A statement from the pro...
22:24 2019-05-28

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday won approval in Japan for Rozlytrek as the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs pushes ahead in personalized medicines that require a biomarker test to identify prosp...
08:48 2019-06-18

Mexican Drug Lord "El Chapo" Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years In Prison Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday....
18:12 2019-07-17

Senior Sinaloa drug cartel member extradited to U.S.: Justice Department A senior member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel who was charged in 2012 has been extradited to the United States and will appear in court in Texas on Wednesday to face racketeering charges, the U.S...
06:12 2019-05-29

Drug Overdose Deaths Finally Dropped in 2018, Preliminary Data Say After some promising early indicators, preliminary federal data suggest the number of Americans who died from drug overdoses finally fell in 2018, after years of significant increases. Provisional dat...
19:12 2019-07-17

Roche says one-dose Xofluza flu drug as good as older Tamiflu in kids Swiss drugmaker Roche said its new one-dose flu medicine Xofluza was comparable to its 20-year-old drug Tamiflu in reducing the duration of symptoms of the viral disease, citing a study of the drug in...
13:00 2019-07-03

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly-obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual...
17:00 2019-05-21

Accused David Ortiz shooter indicted on drug charges in New Jersey The bumbling Dominican hitman who allegedly confessed to accidentally shooting baseball legend David Ortiz was indicted in New Jersey Thursday for conspiring to distribute heroin and cocaine, federal ...
20:48 2019-06-20

Wetherspoon boss blames 'drug of branding' for Jamie Oliver closures JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has said many of the casual dining sector's recent failures had "thought they were so groovy that the brand would do the work for them"....
07:24 2019-05-29

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
09:24 2019-07-02

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to spend life behind bars: U.S. judge Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday ...
16:48 2019-07-17

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology....
17:48 2019-06-12

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would f...
23:48 2019-06-20

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would f...
03:48 2019-06-21

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shoppi...
18:36 2019-05-21

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
17:00 2019-05-21

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates ...
18:01 2019-07-15

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-GSK's Dovato suppresses AIDS virus at same levels of 3-drug regimen GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage st...
15:36 2019-07-10

White House kills rebate rule aimed at lowering drug prices The Trump administration has withdrawn a rule that it had said would lower drug prices by ending the system of prescription drug after-market discounts called rebates that drugmakers pay to pharmacy b...
16:00 2019-07-11

Frank Lucas, the drug lord who inspired American Gangster, dies aged 88 Mobster who climbed ranks of New York crime in 1970s was played by Denzel Washington in acclaimed 2007 movieFrank Lucas, the former New York drug kingpin whose life was the subject of the 2007 movie A...
05:24 2019-06-01

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious dr...
13:12 2019-07-12

Teen violin prodigy dies of apparent drug overdose in London mansion A teenage violin prodigy was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in her family’s London mansion on Thursday, a report said. Katya Tsukanova, 17, a leading musician in the UK, died of an appa...
07:24 2019-07-12

To catch a drug thief, hospital secretly recorded births, women’s surgeries Enlarge / Not where you want a hidden camera. (credit: Getty | Brendan Hoffman) A California hospital faces a lawsuit from 81 women who allege they were secretly filmed by hidden cameras in labor a...
23:12 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system...
19:36 2019-06-12

Canada panel calls for universal healthcare system that includes drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current f...
18:36 2019-06-12

Central Park Five detective testifies at drug dealer’s cold case trial A retired NYPD detective known for his involvement in the "Central Park Five" case was also the lead investigator on the 1990 murder of drug dealer Juan Deleon — and testified Monday at the alleged ki...
01:48 2019-06-11

Former FARC leader in Colombia fails to show up in court in drug-trafficking case A missing former FARC rebel commander-turned-lawmaker who helped negotiate Colombia's 2016 peace deal failed to show up in court on Tuesday to face questioning over U.S. drug-trafficking charges, a fr...
03:24 2019-07-10

Colts OT Antonio Garcia suspended for violating NFL performance-enhancing drug policy A former third-round pick by the New England Patriots in 2017, Antonio Garcia spent the second half of last season on the Indianapolis practice squad.       ...
07:12 2019-06-11

Drug lord may have hired David Ortiz shooter over alleged affair with his wife Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was shot by two police officers hired by a drug lord who thought the former Red Sox slugger was having an affair with his wife, according to a...
22:00 2019-06-10

White House scraps key plan to lower U.S. drug prices; may target drugmakers The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a policy aimed at health insurers and raising the possibi...
20:24 2019-07-11

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
23:12 2019-05-21

Teen violin prodigy is latest casualty of ‘Calvin Klein’ drug craze A lethal cocktail of drugs known as “Calvin Klein” has swept the nightclub scene amid reports that a 17-year-old London-born violin prodigy died from the dangerous combination. Experts war...
18:24 2019-07-12

David Ortiz shooting suspect indicted on drug conspiracy charges in New Jersey New Jersey man Rolfi Ferreira Cruz, suspected of shooting David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic, was indicted on drug conspiracy charges Thursday.       ...
01:12 2019-06-21

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setba...
23:12 2019-07-18

White House backs off 'backdoor rebate' idea for lowering drug prices The White House has thrown out a plan to upend the drug pricing rebate model that President Trump's health chief once said could be the "most significant change" in how medicines are priced....
14:48 2019-07-11

Drug cop loses daughter to overdose, builds sober living house in her honor Kevin Simmers locked up drug abusers in western Maryland for years as a narcotics officer for the Hagerstown Police Department. Then, one day, the crisis found a way into his own home....
01:00 2019-07-04

Intra-Cellular drug fails one of two bipolar depression studies; shares fall Intra-Cellular Therapies Inc said on Monday its lead drug failed to meet the main goal of one of two late-stage studies in patients with major depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder....
15:36 2019-07-08

White nationalist gang charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from prison Members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood are charged with racketeering and conspiracy, among other chargesLeaders of a white nationalist prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killin...
12:48 2019-06-07

Trump's losses in drug pricing battle should be a free market wake-up call to him The Trump administration lost two key battles in the span of 48 hours in its fight to get prescription drug prices down. But it can still win the war by getting back to its free market roots....
22:48 2019-07-11

Bitcoin dark web drug ring busted after dealer doxes himself buying stamps US law enforcers have busted a Bitcon-fuelled dark web drug ring after one of the alleged dealers messed up and bought pre-printed postage online using his real identity. The dealers, which sold almos...
15:48 2019-06-28

Real estate broker Robert Futterman fired from his company after drug bust New York real estate broker Robert Futterman has been fired from his own company, The Post has learned. Futterman, who last year sold his firm Robert K. Futterman & Associates to BGC Partners and Newm...
19:48 2019-05-29