Pharma giant Merck has halted work on its 2 COVID vaccines, citing disappointing immune responses, STAT reports this morning.  

The customers lined up outside a rural Michigan Walmart, often driving long distances to get for powerful drugs—morphine sulfate, oxycodone and other narcotics.  Many paid cash for sketchy “pill-mill” style prescriptions, signed by unreachable doctors.  

Pharmaceuticals are disappearing across Lebanon, sending people scrambling to find pain relievers and antidepressants to diabetes treatments and pills used to treat fevers from COVID-19,

Purdue Pharma has reached a controversial ~$8.3 billion settlement with the US Justice Department over its role in the opioid crisis that has killed 232,000+ Americans, 

In the 1990s, Australian government researchers (bankrolled by a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Tasmanian Alkaloids) found a way to genetically modify poppies—allowing the plant to preserve larger amounts of thebaine, a key ingredient needed to produce drugs like…

One industry that is thriving during the pandemic: alcohol.   Selling takeout booze has been a lifeline for many businesses. The alcohol delivery service Drizly has seen sales rise 350% over the same time last year.

In the 1990s, some physicians believed drugmakers’ assurances that prescription opioids wouldn't cause patients with pain to develop substance use disorders. They were tragically misguided.   How did that happen? How can such public health disasters be prevented going…

Reporting on the opioid epidemic may have taken a back seat to COVID-19—but the crisis has only gotten worse during the pandemic.  

કોવિડિઓ-૧૯ જ્હોન્સ હોપકિન્સ બ્લૂમબર્ગ સ્કૂલ ઓફ પબ્લિક હેલ્થ ખાતે વિદ્યાર્થીઓ અને ફેકલ્ટીની આગેવાની હેઠળની એક પહેલ છે જેનો હેતુ બહુવિધ ભાષાઓમાં કોવીડ-૧૯ વિશે વિજ્ઞાન-આધારિત માહિતી પ્રસારિત કરવાનો છે. અમે વિશ્વવ્યાપી કોવીડ-૧૯ મહામારી, જેના કારણે વિશ્વભમાં ઘણા લોકોએ જીવ…

COVIDEO-19 bụ ebumnuche nke ụmụ akwụkwọ na ndị na-alụ ọlụ n’ime ngalaba nke Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health gbadoro ụkwụ na ịgbasa ozi sitere na sayensị gbasara COVID19 n'ọtụtụ asụsụ. Anyị chọrọ ime ka ọ dịrị gị na ndị ị hụrụ n'anya mfe, ka ịmụ otú ị ga-esi…