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INDIA, the world's main supplier of generic drugs, on Tuesday restricted the export of 26 pharmaceutical ingredients and drugs made from them, including paracetamol, as concern mounted the...

A COCKTAIL of antiviral drugs appeared effective in treating a seriously ill patient infected with the novel coronavirus spreading around the world, a Thai health official said.

[TORONTO] Many of Canada's drug suppliers cannot, or will not, agree to ship cheaper prescription medicines into the United States, a new challenge to the Trump administration's push to reduce...

[TOKYO] Japanese authorities have seized a record-breaking 400kg of cocaine worth an estimated US$73 million in a bust at a port in the city of Kobe, a customs spokesman said Friday.

[TOKYO] Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Japan's largest drugmaker, said on Tuesday it would sell some of its over-the-counter and prescription drugs to Germany's STADA Arzneimittel AG for a total...

[WASHINGTON] Drug overdoses have driven the first significant reduction in US life expectancy since the AIDS epidemic in the 1990s, an official report published on Wednesday showed.

[NEW YORK] Twenty years ago, the fight against cancer seemed as if it were about to take a dramatic turn.

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's police are struggling to rein in drug abuse because there are many addicts on the force, the southeast Asian nation's police chief said on Monday, with methamphetamine...

IN today's world of disruptive innovations, biotechnology is entering the most transformative phase our health care analysts have seen in 25 years. Since mapping out the human genome in 2003,...

[WASHINGTON] Hunter Biden, the son of former US vice-president Joe Biden, admitted to being held at gunpoint while trying to buy crack cocaine, according to an article published Monday in The New...