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Made in China: New and Potentially Lifesaving Drugs

Advertisement SHANGHAI — One new drug promises to stop cancer from spreading to other organs. Another would treat blood cancer. A third would use the body’s immune system to kill tumors. All three show encouraging results, and need just one ...

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Australia rugby star Karmichael Hunt faces drugs charge

Australian rugby union star Karmichael Hunt has been charged with possessing drugs after police arrested him in Brisbane, reports say. The Wallabies player was detained on Saturday, along with another man, after being found with a white powder, broadcaster ABC ...

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'Breakthrough' breast cancer drugs get NHS approval

Two new “breakthrough” drugs to treat breast cancer have been given the green light for use on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) approved palbociclib and ribociclib after negotiating prices for the treatments. Research shows ...

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Egypt drugs case: Briton in court over banned pills

A British woman detained in Egypt on drug smuggling charges is due to appear in court in the Hurghada beach resort. Laura Plummer, 33, was arrested last month accused of entering the country with 300 Tramadol tablets, a painkiller legal ...

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HMS Vigilant: Nine sailors dismissed after failing drugs tests

Nine British servicemen have been thrown off a nuclear submarine after testing positive for drugs, the Ministry of Defence has said. The servicemen were dismissed from duty from HMS Vigilant – which carries the Trident nuclear deterrent. The Daily Mail ...

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Sharapova wins first title since drugs ban

Former world number one Maria Sharapova won her first title since May 2015, beating Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6 (10-8) in the Tianjin Open final. The 30-year-old Russian was playing her seventh event since she returned to the tour in April ...

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Border Force officer held in guns and drugs inquiry

A Border Force officer is among 12 people arrested by police investigating a group suspected of importing drugs and firearms. The officer, 36 and from Dover, was detained by French police near Calais with three other British nationals. All four ...

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Philippine President Duterte's son denies drugs role

One of the sons of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has denied involvement in a drug smuggling operation. Paolo Duterte told a senate inquiry that claims he helped ship drugs from China to the Philippines were “baseless”. The president’s son-in-law also ...

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