Big Pharma’s Go-To Defense of Soaring Drug Prices Doesn’t Add Up Many pharmaceutical companies claim that exorbitant drug costs—some companies charge patients $100,000, $200,000, or even $500,000 a year—are necessary to fund expensive research projects that generate new drugs. But “invoking high research costs to justify high drug prices,” Ezekiel J.Read More →

Six people were arrested in separate operations in Samba and Jammu districts (Representational) JAMMU:  The Jammu and Kashmir Police Wednesday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of drug smugglers with the arrest of six people in separate operations in Samba and Jammu districts. The police seized 3.5 kilograms ofRead More →

A 22-year-old Bradford, Ont., man is facing drug and firearm charges after Brantford police found a vehicle reported stolen on Friday. Police said the man is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking crack cocaine, cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl and Percocet. He is also charged with careless storage of aRead More →

Researchers have found that a drug which could treat stroke victims may also prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The University of Southern California findings have been published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study shows that the genetically engineered protein 3K3A-APC protects the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s-like symptoms, reducing theRead More →

If you’ve spent any time watching TV recently, you probably couldn’t escape all the drug ads, sometimes in quick succession. A recent televised sporting event, for example, featured one ad for a drug to help you fall asleep, followed by another to keep you awake, according to an editorial inRead More →