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©REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado Lithium greatly reduces suicide risk: study The mood-stabilising drug lithium reduces suicide risk by more than 60 percent among people with depression.
29 июня 2013
©REUTERS US makes major bust of global synthetic drug ring US officials announced the largest-ever bust of a global synthetic drugs ring Wednesday, seizing thousands of pounds of illicit drugs and arresting 225 people in five countries and 35 US states.
27 июня 2013
©REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi US diplomatic security accused in sex, drugs cover-up A US watchdog has launched an inquiry into claims that diplomatic security officials tried to cover up alleged sex-and-drugs charges against agents and diplomats.
11 июня 2013
Musician Elton John. ©REUTERS/Fred Prouser Calls to decriminalise drugs at Elton John HIV conference Former Polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski on Sunday called for drug decriminalisation at the opening of a global conference to curb the spread of HIV, with backing from the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
11 июня 2013
US panel wants diabetes drug restrictions eased Independent experts urged US regulators Thursday to reduce restrictions on GlaxoSmithKline's controversial diabetes drug Avandia, banned in Europe over heart attack risk concerns.
07 июня 2013
People who inject drugs deserve help: Elton John Rock icon Elton John has urged compassion for people who inject drugs, saying "stigma and criminalisation" robbed them of their humanity and exposed them to a life of addiction and disease.
06 июня 2013
©REUTERS/Dani Cardona Spain seizes 17 tonnes of hashish on boat Spanish customs agents have intercepted a fishing boat carrying just over 17 tonnes of hashish in the Mediterranean and detained the ship's 14 crew members, all of them Egyptian nationals.
03 июня 2013
©RIA Novosti First 'methadone baby' born in Aktobe A man who used to take heroine and replaced it with methadone (a synthetic substitute of heroine) has had a son.
27 мая 2013
Drug traffickers targeting Australia Australia seized a record 23 tonnes of illicit drugs in 2011-2012 with arrests at a 10-year high, data showed Monday, as officials warned the country had become a key target for traffickers.
20 мая 2013
Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla. ©REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate Costa Rica president caught in scandal over travel Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla was embroiled in scandal Thursday amid revelations that she used a private jet made available by a Colombian suspected of links to drug trafficking.
17 мая 2013
Obama to talk trade, drugs at Central America summit US President Barack Obama heads to Costa Rica on Friday for a summit with Central American leaders on trade, immigration and the drug war after renewing security ties with Mexico.
03 мая 2013
©REUTERS HRW urges Obama to address Mexico drug war abuses US President Barack Obama should address human rights violations related to Mexico's Washington-backed war on drugs when he visits the country this week.
01 мая 2013
©REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang Gene clues point to Cambodia for resistant malaria Gene analysis of malaria parasites has pinpointed western Cambodia as the hotspot of strains that are dangerously resistant to artesiminin, the frontline drug against the disease.
29 апреля 2013
Could New York hold record for pot possession arrests? Could New York hold the record for most pot possession arrests? A new report out Tuesday said police there spent about a million hours taking offenders into custody between 2002 and 2012.
21 марта 2013
40 000 drug addicts are registered in Kazakhstan at present. ©RIA Novosti Average age of Kazkahstan drug addicts is 20 There are 40 000 registered drug addicts in Kazakhstan at present.
28 февраля 2013
Photo courtesy of guerrillaexplorer.com Leprosy: an ancient disease thrives in 21st century It has been called the world's oldest recorded disease, an evil that humans have known for more than 3,500 years, as papyri from ancient Egypt testify.
27 января 2013
©REUTERS Epilepsy drug has long-term effect on child IQ: study A drug found to affect the cognitive ability of toddlers born to women who took the medication for epilepsy has a longer-term impact on their IQ.
25 января 2013
©REUTERS/Omar Sobhani Withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan may have negative effect on Central Asia: Expert Afghan militants may come to Central Asia after withdrawal of the international coalition troops from Afghanistan: Asseylbek Mendygaliyev.
21 января 2013
Drug trials in India 'causing havoc to human life' India's Supreme Court said Thursday that unregulated clinical trials of new drugs were causing "havoc" in the country as it ordered the health ministry to monitor any new applications for tests.
04 января 2013
©RIA Novosti Kazakhstan Interior Minister on complications in countering drug business Kazakhstan Interior Minister speaks about complications in countering drug business.
20 ноября 2012

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