Amy Winehouse's ex-hubby claims he wasn't responsible for singer's death
Amy Winehouse's ex-hubby claims he wasn't responsible for singer's death

 Amy Winehouse's former husband Blake Fielder-Civil has claimed that he wasn't responsible for ruining singer's life and her ultimate demise at the age of 27.

Traffickers turn surfboard into mini-sub to ship drugs

Drug traffickers converted a surfboard into a remote-controlled mini-submarine, in a bid to smuggle $100,000 worth of narcotics from a northwest Mexican border city to the United States, authorities said.

Scientists develop drug that triggers tissue regeneration

Researchers have developed a new drug that results in faster regrowth and healing of damaged tissues.

Israel deputy speaker suspended after drug, pimping report

Israeli parliamentary speaker Yuli Edelstein on Tuesday suspended Oren Hazan from his duties as deputy speaker after a report alleging the lawmaker was involved in pimping and drugs.

Here comes the world's first digital drug!

Do you have the Monday blues? Do your friend's Facebook messages irritate you? Chill! Here comes a wearable device that helps you swing your mood. The device called Thync zaps your brain with low levels of pulsed electrical energy to calm you down or perk you up.

5 Mumbai policemen arrested in drug case

The Crime Branch of Mumbai police Friday arrested five police personnel in connection with the drug seizure case involving former head constable Dharmaraj Kalokhe and Shashikala alias Baby Patankar.

Drugs used at Kochi party: Police

Police in Kerala on Monday said drugs were used at a party held at a plush hotel here on Saturday night.

Potential Ebola drug treats 90% mice successfully

In an experimental study for Ebola cure, scientists have found a potential drug, that treated up to 90 percent of mice exposed to the virus successfully.

Drug to treat alcoholism could cure meth addiction

A drug being used to treat alcoholism may have an additional benefit. It may also be a promising treatment for addiction to methamphetamine, an extremely addictive stimulant.

Now, simple 'fingerprint' test to detect cocaine use

Scientists have formulated a new simple test, which can, for the first time, detect use of cocaine with a single fingerprint.

New drug combo has potential for cancer treatment

The combination of a cholesterol-lowering drug and a contraceptive steroid could be an effective, non-toxic treatment for a range of cancers, says a new research.

Tom Hardy reveals painful drug-addled past
Tom Hardy reveals painful drug-addled past

Tom Hardy has opened up about his struggle with drug addiction, which was once so bad that he considers himself "f------ lucky to be alive."

Two-drug combination reduces colon cancer by 67 percent

An international phase one clinical trial published on Monday and led by Barcelona's Vall d'Hebron Hospital shows that a combination of two new antibodies, that act against the same protein, reduces by 67 percent tumours in colorectal metastatic cancers that no longer respond to conventional treatment.

Epilepsy drug could help treat Alzheimer's disease

A new epilepsy drug holds promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease, scientists have found.

Show-cause notices to 26 de-addiction and rehab centres: Govt

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued show-cause notices to 26 de-addiction and rehabilitation centres for alleged irregularities during the financial year of 2014-15, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms on rise in US

The number of infants born in the US with drug withdrawal symptoms has nearly doubled in a four-year period, a new study says.

US drug enforcement head retires after sex scandal

 The head of the US Drug Enforcement Administration is retiring, following a scandal involving drug agents attending orgies with cartel-hired prostitutes abroad.

AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty to kill threat

 AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd made a surprise guilty plea on charges of threatening to kill and drug possession at the opening of his trial in New Zealand on Tuesday.

Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol, drug abuse

The Kerala government on Sunday launched a major campaign "Subodham" to help people in the state overcome alcohol, drug and other substance abuse.

Pakistan unearths major scam of setting free drug dealers

The Pakistan government has said that corrupt officials facilitated several drug dealers by issuing them fake nationality documents to bring them to the country from foreign jails under prisoners exchange agreements.