World's first malaria vaccine gets go-ahead from EU regulators

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World's first malaria vaccine gets go-ahead from EU regulators

The world's first malaria vaccine got a green light on Friday from European drugs regulators who recommended it as safe and effective to use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease.

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Two generic drugs reduce breast cancer deaths: studies

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Two generic drugs reduce breast cancer deaths: studies

Two inexpensive classes of drugs available in generic form each reduce the recurrence of breast cancer in post-menopausal women as well as death rates from the disease, a pair of studies reported.

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Parkinson's: Diabetes drug may offer clue to treatment

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Parkinson's: Diabetes drug may offer clue to treatment

A type of diabetes drug may offer a glimmer of hope in the fight against Parkinson's disease, research in the journal Plos Medicine suggests.

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Man high on drugs survives after jumping from top of 40-meter-high pagoda

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Man high on drugs survives after jumping from top of 40-meter-high pagoda

A man climbs to the top of a pagoda which is 40 meters high in Hanoi. Photo credit: Thethao247

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Biggest case of drug bust in Binh Phuoc reported

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Biggest case of drug bust in Binh Phuoc reported

(VOV) - Border guards in the southern province of Binh Phuoc said on July 20 that they are temporarily keeping in custody a drug trafficker with a huge volume of methamphetamine and synthetic drugs.

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Obama is in a bind on drugs that could cost consumers billions of dollars

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Obama is in a bind on drugs that could cost consumers billions of dollars

The Obama administration is caught in a trap as it tries to bring home a trade deal with its Pacific Rim partners. Some of the chief beneficiaries may be big drug companies like Novartis AG, Roche Holding AG, and Pfizer Inc. while the losers could be consumers in both the U.S. and the region.

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Executive of Vietnam drug firm charged with smuggling

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Executive of Vietnam drug firm charged with smuggling

Police from the Ministry of Public Security have charged a senior official at VN Pharma, a pharmaceutical joint stock company in Vietnam, and its chief accountant with smuggling as part of their investigation into a case uncovered last year.

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Mexico fires officials over jailbreak

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Mexico has fired officials including the governor of the jail from where drugs lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escaped and is offering a reward.

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Son La: 6,000 drug addicts to access methadone treatment

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The Government will subsidise a health programme using methadone therapy to treat approximately 6,000 drug addicts across northern Son La province through 2020.

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From skin cells to stem cells - new route to tackle brain cancer

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Researchers at the University of North Carolina are converting skin cells into stem cells and loading them with anti-cancer drugs to use in the fight against brain tumors.

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Study links Prozac, Paxil use with birth defects

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Study links Prozac, Paxil use with birth defects

A sweeping government study of thousands of women has found links between the older antidepressants Prozac and Paxil and birth defects, but has cleared other popular treatments in the class, including Celexa, Lexapro and Pfizer's Zoloft, which is the subject of a major lawsuit over birth defect claims.

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Time to round up drug-using drivers: Vietnam official

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Time to round up drug-using drivers: Vietnam official

Truck drivers found using drugs should be put in mandatory rehabilitation instead of just being dismissed, a transport official said.

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Latest banned drugs can be hard to detect

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Latest banned drugs can be hard to detect

His family and friends could not believe how quickly a young healthy man like Pham Thanh Tung could become so weak.

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Laos destroys confiscated drug

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The Commission for Drug Control and Supervision in Laos’ capital city Vientiane destroyed more than 100 kilogrammes of various drugs on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26).

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New illicit drugs appear in Vietnam

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The use of illicit, synthetic substances is increasing in Vietnam, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs, Nguyen Trong Dam told a meeting of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Hanoi on June 26.

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