HUNDREDS of patients with the most aggressive form of skin cancer could benefit from a drug treatment after it was approved for use on the NHS.
‘The Big Trip’ part one: Why some investors and medical researchers are looking past pot to psychedelic drugs
As cannabis legalization approaches, a renaissance in psychedelic drug research is also underway — and scientists and investors alike are serious about the drugs’ potential.
A group that represents U.K. hospitals and ambulance services has warned that its members may run out of drugs if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement on future relations.
Health Canada has added eight more products to its recall of certain medications containing valsartan, a drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, after probable carcinogens were found in some.
Illegal, underground and said to be brimming with health benefits — the practice of taking small amounts of psychedelic drugs is growing increasingly popular, yet it remains relatively unstudied and its reported benefits unproven.
The federal government says it is not interested in decriminalizing any drugs beyond marijuana, despite calls from Canada’s largest cities to consider the measure.
China is so desperate to win its war on drugs, it’s started analyzing people’s sewage for contaminated pee
Carlos Barria/Reuters China has been going hard in its war on drugs. Its efforts are so intense that some cities have started analyzing sewage for traces of drugs to root out users and dealers. That work has helped catch at least one drug manufacturer, and the country plans to expand the program in the future. […]
Quebec’s highest court has authorized a class-action lawsuit on behalf of men who took medication for hair loss and then allegedly suffered various problems, including erectile dysfunction.
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.