Teen drug overdose death rates rose in 2015, the CDC said

Teen drug overdose death rates rose in 2015, the CDC said »

16 Aug, 2017
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The amount of drug overdose deaths among teenagers shot up in 2015 for the first time since 2007, new CDC figures have

York researcher warns festival goers about new ecstasy

York researcher warns festival goers about new ecstasy »

15 Aug, 2017
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Festival-goers should beware of strong ecstasy pills that have been responsible for a surge in deaths this year, a drug researcher has

Drug could cure balding by activating follicle cells

Drug could cure balding by activating follicle cells »

15 Aug, 2017
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A cure for balding could be on the horizon after scientists have found a new way to make hair grow. Increasing lactate

Drug-resistant Japanese fungus spreading British hospitals

Drug-resistant Japanese fungus spreading British hospitals »

15 Aug, 2017
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A dangerous Japanese fungus is spreading through British hospital wards, health officials warned. More than 200 patients have been affected or found

New ‘ninja’ drug can tackle and diagnose dementia

New ‘ninja’ drug can tackle and diagnose dementia »

14 Aug, 2017
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A drug that acts ‘like a ninja’ could stop the progression of Alzheimer’s without causing side-effects. Scientists are developing the drug that

Breast cancer wonder drug boosts IVF hopes

Breast cancer wonder drug boosts IVF hopes »

14 Aug, 2017
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A breast cancer wonder drug is being used in IVF to boost success rates for older women. Tamoxifen is normally given to

Groundbreaking drug could treat childhood Alzheimer’s

Groundbreaking drug could treat childhood Alzheimer’s »

11 Aug, 2017
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Scientists believe they have found a drug that could treat a rare disease that is often referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s.  Results

Mighty Ducks’ Shaun Weiss arrested for drug possession

Mighty Ducks’ Shaun Weiss arrested for drug possession »

8 Aug, 2017
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Mighty Ducks star Shaun Weiss, who played goalie Goldberg, has found himself back in jail this week following a stint behind bars.

Report reveals underground US haven for heroin

Report reveals underground US haven for heroin »

8 Aug, 2017
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A safe haven where drug users inject themselves with heroin and other drugs has been quietly operating in the United States for

NY gay man was refused HIV drug ‘because he has gay sex’

NY gay man was refused HIV drug ‘because he has gay sex’ »

5 Aug, 2017
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An insurance company refused to cover a gay man’s HIV -prevention drug because he ‘engages in High risk homosexual behavior’. The man,

Doctors hesitate to prescribe drug treating opioid addicts

Doctors hesitate to prescribe drug treating opioid addicts »

4 Aug, 2017
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Doctors are hesitant to prescribe a drug that treats opioid addiction and withdrawal, a new survey revealed.  One of the two drugs

Type 2 diabetes drug could combat Parkinson’s

Type 2 diabetes drug could combat Parkinson’s »

4 Aug, 2017
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A diabetes drug could be a breakthrough treatment for stopping Parkinson’s disease in its tracks, a study suggests. People with Parkinson’s who

NHS to prescribe controversial HIV drug to 10,000

NHS to prescribe controversial HIV drug to 10,000 »

3 Aug, 2017
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Patients will be able to access a ‘transformative’ HIV prevention treatment from September following a High Court battle over funding the drug

Drug targets cancer cells’ ‘Achilles heel’

Drug targets cancer cells’ ‘Achilles heel’ »

2 Aug, 2017
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A new class of drugs that target cancer cells’ ‘Achilles’ heel’ could help to ‘supercharge’ breast tumour treatment, new research reveals. Researchers

‘Ninja drug’ prevents dementia by destroying harmful cells

‘Ninja drug’ prevents dementia by destroying harmful cells »

31 Jul, 2017
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‘Ninja drug’ could prevent Alzheimer’s disease by destroying harmful cells in the brain, new research suggests. Experiments reveal the treatment stops the

NRL’s Dan Kilian confirms pregnancy amid drug charges  

NRL’s Dan Kilian confirms pregnancy amid drug charges   »

30 Jul, 2017
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He’s the NRL player with bags of potential who’s become known as the ‘man mountain.’ And now Dan Kilian, 23, has announced

Chester boy aged 2 trials breakthrough chemotherapy drug 

Chester boy aged 2 trials breakthrough chemotherapy drug  »

28 Jul, 2017
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A two-year-old girl has become one of the youngest people in the world to trial an exciting new chemotherapy drug. Felicity Dawe,

Stroke patient speaks due to Parkinson’s disease drug

Stroke patient speaks due to Parkinson’s disease drug »

26 Jul, 2017
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A vegetative stroke patient who was completely unresponsive to what was going on around her, regained complete consciousness just 16 days after

Blood pressure drug could halt progression of Alzheimer’s

Blood pressure drug could halt progression of Alzheimer’s »

26 Jul, 2017
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A ground-breaking £2 million trial is underway to test whether a common blood pressure drug could halt or slow the progression of

Amazon set to enter US drug store market

Amazon set to enter US drug store market »

25 Jul, 2017
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E-commerce giant Amazon could soon be entering the multi-billion dollar US pharmacy market. There is speculation that such a move could see

Asda sparks price war on hair loss drug used by Trump

Asda sparks price war on hair loss drug used by Trump »

25 Jul, 2017
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Asda has sparked a price war after becoming the first British supermarket to sell a controversial hair loss drug. The popular retailer

NHS agrees a cut-price deal to supply a life-saving drug

NHS agrees a cut-price deal to supply a life-saving drug »

15 Jun, 2017
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Major victory for thousands of breast cancer sufferers as NHS agrees a cut-price deal to supply a life-saving drug Kadcyla is considered

Women should be given different drug doses to men

Women should be given different drug doses to men »

15 Jun, 2017
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Women should be given different drug doses to men: They are risking life-threatening side effects with a one size fits all approach,

‘Real sun tan’ drug could help to prevent cancer

‘Real sun tan’ drug could help to prevent cancer »

15 Jun, 2017
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It gives a glow without the radiation damage

Imagine developing a real tan without having to expose your skin to

Cystic fibrosis drug stops ‘irreversible’ damage in kids

Cystic fibrosis drug stops ‘irreversible’ damage in kids »

9 Jun, 2017
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Breakthrough cystic fibrosis drug that prevents ‘irreversible’ lung damage in children under 12 is hailed by experts Orkambi helped to improve the

Expensive hepatitis C drug does not cure virus, study says

Expensive hepatitis C drug does not cure virus, study says »

8 Jun, 2017
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No evidence that $40,000 ‘miracle’ drug cures hepatitis C, report finds There is no valid evidence that direct-acting antiviral drugs cure hepatitis C

Music festivals should offer drug testing says RSPH

Music festivals should offer drug testing says RSPH »

8 Jun, 2017
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Music festivals should offer drug testing so users can assess the strength of their class As, health officials advise – but experts

Breast cancer drug stops tumours spreading by 40%

Breast cancer drug stops tumours spreading by 40% »

5 Jun, 2017
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Breast cancer drug halts the spread of tumours by 40% in those with an incurable form of the disease caused by the

New HIV drug could target drug-resistant strains

New HIV drug could target drug-resistant strains »

31 May, 2017
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Powerful new HIV drug designed to target drug-resistant strains is hailed a success in late-stage trial Gilead Sciences Inc announced a trial

Modified antibiotic successfully kills drug-resistant bug

Modified antibiotic successfully kills drug-resistant bug »

31 May, 2017
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Modified antibiotic successfully kills drug-resistant bacteria – bringing fresh hope to the fight against superbugs Vancomycin, an antibiotic, was once used as