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Brazilian woman, Afghan man with 155 drug capsules in stomach held in Delhi

Anti-narcotics sleuths have detained a Brazilian woman and an Afghani national for allegedly "swallowing" contraband capsules and acting as couriers for some high-quality party drugs during the new year in the national capital.

Election Commission teams to be on lookout for drugs, liquor ahead of Punjab Assembly Elections

Special teams constituted by the Election Commission (EC) will keep a wary eye on the distribution of drugs and liquor and carrying of cash ahead of the February 4 Punjab assembly elections, a senior electoral officer said on Wednesday.

Staggering 51 tonnes of drugs including heroin and cocaine worth $239 mn torched in Pakistan

Staggering 51 tonnes of drugs including heroin and cocaine worth $239 mn torched in Pakistan

A staggering 51 tonnes of drugs, including heroin and cocaine, were burnt by the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in Rawalpindi on Thursday.

Over 5,900 deaths in Philippines 'war on drugs'

There have been 5,927 deaths linked to the "war on drugs" in the Philippines since July 1 according to statistics released by its national police.

Delhi High Court quashes Centre’s decision to ban 344 fixed dose combination medicines

Delhi High Court quashes Centre’s decision to ban 344 fixed dose combination medicines

Earlier in March, the Health Ministry had banned 344 fixed drug combinations through a gazette notification, which includes well known brands like Corex cough syrup, Vicks Action 500 extra and D'Cold.

Demonetisation move aimed at cleaning economy, people's sacrifice will not go in vain, says PM Modi

Demonetisation move aimed at cleaning economy, people's sacrifice will not go in vain, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said political leaders behind multi-crore chit fund scams are attacking him as they have been hit hard by demonetisation.

Nephews of Venezuela first lady guilty of US drug charges

Efrain Antonio Campo Flores and Francisco Flores de Freitas were arrested in Haiti in November and flown to New York by US Drug Enforcement Administration agents.
 

Marijuana could help treat alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health

Marijuana could help treat alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health

A new study has revealed that marijuana could help to treat alcoholics, people who are addicted to drugs and those who are suffering from depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety.

Gold nanoparticles helps in delivering drugs into cancer cells

Gold nanoparticles helps in delivering drugs into cancer cells

A recent research found that gold nanoparticles helps in delivering a drug right into the heart of cancer cells.

Punjab polls: Drugs, liquor EC's top concerns

Punjab polls: Drugs, liquor EC's top concerns

The influence of drugs, liquor, money and muscle-power by some political parties and leaders top the concerns expressed before the Election Commission (EC) by various quarters in the run-up to the Punjab Assembly elections.

Argentine girl`s brutal rape, murder sparks new demos

The brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and impaled on a spike by drug dealers has sparked outrage in Argentina, where protesters plan a "women`s strike" Wednesday.

WADA urges athletes to check accuracy of hacked data

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday that some of the athlete data leaked by a Russian cyber espionage group has been changed from its initial form, and has asked "affected parties" for feedback on any inaccuracies.

Myanmar drafting new policy to control drug

Myanmar is drafting a new policy for controlling drug as part of its efforts to solve drug problem in addition to crime suppression, official media reported Sunday.

Marijuana labs spawn lethal explosions across the country

An explosion that destroyed a New York City home and killed a firefighter has drawn attention to marijuana-making methods that are legal in many states but can also be lethal.

Philippines leader likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday and said he would "be happy" to exterminate three million drug users and peddlers in the country.

Scarlett Keeling murder: Did no one kill my daughter? asks victim's mother

Scarlett Keeling`s case has raised questions about the safety of tourists in the coastal state of Goa amid claims of police negligence.

Why 1.1 mn HIV+ve Indians don't get drugs they need

In India, the drug cocktail is given to patients with a count of less than 350 CD4 cells per mm3 of blood -- CD4 cells are white blood cells, a count of which indicates the health of a person's immune system.

Breast cancer breakthrough? 16-year-old Indian-origin boy claims cure for disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam believes he has devised a way to turn triple negative breast cancer into a kind which responds to drugs.

Diabetes drug may help prevent heart disease

A drug commonly prescribed for Type 2 diabetes patients can also be used to inhibit or delay heart disease in individuals with Type 1 diabetes, says a study.

Man held with heroin in Jammu

Mohmmad Taj, a resident of border district of Poonch            , was arrested with 10 grams of heroin.