Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of the lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
Leading international pharmaceutical companies have agreed to make the UAE their logistics hub for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, a senior official has revealed.
The UAE Ministry of Health officials recently met about 1
Like conventional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes may function as a "gateway drug" that can prime the brain to be more receptive to harder drugs, US researchers said on Wednesday.
The findings, published in the New Eng
The Dubai Customs’ Passenger Operations Department has conducted 1037 confiscations over the first half of the year, an increase of 23 per cent over the same period last year.
The seized items included narcotic drugs, prohib
Corticosteroid drugs given via inhalers to children with asthma may suppress their growth, according to two systematic reviews of scientific studies on the issue.
Health experts who conducted the review and published it in The Coc
The Abu Dhabi Police have arrested three African transit passengers for allegedly concealing and smuggling narcotics through the emirate’s airport.
The suspects were nabbed in three separate cases within
Bahrain has achieved remarkable progress in its fight against drugs, according to Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa.
On the occasion of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Il
Health chiefs have moved to reassure patients after it emerged there was a shortage of certain medicines in pharmacies.
Major drugs for treating diabetes, high blood pressure, heart conditions, thyroid problems
By law, Dr Richard Pazdur, the US Food and Drug Administration's cancer drug czar, is not allowed to consider the cost of treatments his agency reviews, only whether they are safe and effective.
But Pazdur is not blind to esca