A sedative, an opioid, and a paralytic sit at the core of legal and ethical debates over the state-sanctioned killing of death row prisoner Scott Dozier. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b467cfea09caf54fc6e2fac/master/pass/syringe-696249489.jpg
Several heart and high blood pressure drugs that contain valsartan are being recalled because of a substance that can cause cancer.
Police Thailand News/Facebook via Reuters The boys stranded in the flooded Thai cave complex were given anti-anxiety pills to calm their nerves while taken out of the cave, Thailand’s prime minister has said. A rescue diver previously floated a more radical plan of drugging the boys so they were practically unconscious and having divers carry […]
More than half a million prescriptions drugs are stolen from pharmacies each year, with the majority being highly addictive opioid painkillers that end up on the street, according to an analysis of Health Canada data done by CBC News.
How much is a microdose, exactly? Here’s our semi-scientific guide to taking acid, mushrooms, DMT, and more. Hint: If you feel the trees breathing, you’re doing it wrong. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b0340dbec0b1817e4d9b724/master/pass/micrdosing_web.jpg
Dr Michael Hunter reveals his conclusion in a new episode of the TV documentary series Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… which airs tonight in the US and later this year in the UK. In a painstaking examination of Cash’s medical records from childhood to his death in September 2003, aged 71, Dr Hunter identifies “reckless” […]
Foreign Office travel advice is to check local laws before travelling as some medicines – even perfectly innocuous ones by UK standards – might well be illegal in that country, potentially leading to deportation or detention. Even basic pharmacy medicines such as Vicks and Sudafed could land British tourists in very hot water – both […]
Taking antidepressants could be linked to weight gain, according to a new study — and some drugs heighten the risk more than others
perfectlab/Shutterstock A large new study has found a link between taking antidepressants and a 5% increase in body weight. Some antidepressants were associated with a larger risk than others. Other factors like age and sex didn’t affect the results. The authors said it is important people don’t stop taking their medication if they are worrying […]
He was plcked from obscurity in 1991, aged just 13, to star in one of the decade’s biggest blockbusters. A charismatic natural on screen, Terminator 2: Judgement Day should have made a massive star of the California kid in his acting debut. Instead his teenage years were blighted by his mother and relatives fighting for […]
GETTY STOCK Buying the prescription drug Xanax online is a terrifying lottery One site offering Xanax for sale in fact supplied us with Tramadol, an equally controversial opiate painkiller linked to hundreds of deaths. MP Bambos Charalambous said: “These young people don’t know what they are putting into their bodies. They have no control at […]