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‘Drop dead’ drug linked to deaths of 10 people in Melbourne

A deadly drug responsible for killing thousands in the United States is now being linked to the deaths of 10 people in Melbourne with more cases expected to emerge. Known as the “drop dead” drug, fentanyl is a synthetic painkiller which

Pregnant woman got no information on drug linked to birth defects

Department of Health officials are to contact the State drugs regulator about the failure of pharmacies to provide full information on drugs they are dispensing which have potentially life-altering side-effects. Minister for Health Simon Harris said his officials would contact the Health Products

40% of Cancers Are Linked to Being Overweight

The rate of new cancer cases has decreased in the United States since the 1990s. But increases in overweight- and obesity-related cancers—which now account for 40% of all U.S. cancers—are likely slowing that progress, according to a new report from the Centers