Experimental brain surgery may help some people overcome drug addiction

Gina was used to surprises, but this day brought a big one. “He said, ‘They actually approached me about having brain surgery for addiction,’ ” she recalls. “And I literally wanted to pass out on the floor.” “They” were a

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Kamila Valieva Cleared To Compete Again In Winter Olympics Despite Failed Drug Test

Russian teenager Kamila Valieva has been cleared to compete in the women’s figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics despite failing a pre-Games drug test, setting her up for an attempt at a second gold medal in Beijing. The Court

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Mexican drug cartels resume tactic of hanging bodies from bridges

Mexico’s notorious drug cartels appear to have resumed some of its bloodiest tactics, after nine half-naked and tortured bodies recently were found hanging from a bridge on a federal highway in the Mexican state of Zacatecas. Mexican authorities said a tenth

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COVID antiviral drug from Pfizer, Paxlovid, prevents deaths: Study

A new drug being developed by Pfizer offers the possibility of nearly putting an end to deaths from COVID-19. When given within five days of the onset of symptoms, the antiviral therapy called Paxlovid, prevented almost 90% of deaths from COVID-19

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Cowboys: La’el Collins sues NFL for failed drug test

Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle La’el Collins sues the NFL for mishandling a missed drug test violation on several levels, including a five-game suspension. Legal issues can cloud the reputation of an NFL player, but suspensions hurt players’ ability to work

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Myles Garrett calls out NFL for totally ‘random’ drug test

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett took to Twitter to talk about a ‘random’ drug test he received. Myles Garrett, defensive end for the Cleveland Browns, frequently impresses with his combination of athleticism and size. At 6-4, 271 pounds, Garrett

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More people are poisoning themselves with horse-deworming drug to thwart COVID

Enlarge / tablets of Ivermectin drugs in Tehatta, West Benga, India on 19 May on 2021. Amid the current delta-fueled wave of COVID-19, officials have noted a dangerous surge in the misuse of a deworming drug routinely used in livestock.

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