Tag archive for ‘Drugs’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Grandson of United Torah Judaism MK Caught Carrying 11 Kg Cocaine

The grandson of a member of Knesset from the United Torah Judaism party was caught carrying 11 kg of a substance suspected to be cocaine hidden inside a double lining in his suitcase at Ben Gurion Airport on Friday. A More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Higher Kidney Damage, Dementia and Death Risk

  Popular heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been linked to a variety of health problems, including serious kidney damage, bone fractures, and dementia. Now, a new study from Washington More...

Niall McCarthy On Monday, May 30th, 2016

The World’s Biggest Consumers of Antibiotics

Global use of antibiotics has increased steadily in recent years, driven by rising demand across low and middle income countries. However, they should only be prescribed when there is an evidence-based need, More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Study Suggests Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in the US

Analyzing medical death rate data over an eight-year period, Johns Hopkins patient safety experts have calculated that more than 250, 000 deaths per year are due to medical error in the U.S. Their figure surpasses More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Israeli Study: Vegetables Irrigated With Treated Wastewater Expose Consumers to Drugs

A new study by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Medical Center shows that eating vegetables and fruits grown in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Common Antibiotics Can Cause Confusion, Hallucinations and Agitation for Weeks, Study Warns

  Antibiotics may be linked to a serious disruption in brain function, called delirium, and other brain problems, more than previously thought, according to a “Views and Reviews” article More...

News Brief On Monday, December 14th, 2015

Nurofen Owner Reckitt Benckiser Ordered to Stop Selling ‘Misleading’ Painkillers

  An Australian court has ordered Nurofen’s UK owner to stop selling several versions of the popular painkiller that were identical to its standard ibuprofen pills, but nearly twice as expensive. The More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 6th, 2015

How Much Americans Are Spending on Drugs Compared to the Rest of the World

When it comes to expenditure on prescription drugs across OECD countries, the United States in first place. In 2013, the average American spent $1, 026 on medicinal drugs, 50 percent higher than the OECD More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Saudi Prince Caught With 2 Tons of ISIS’s Favourite Drugs in Lebanon

  Saudi prince Abdel Mohsen Bin Walid Bin Abdulaziz and four others were detained by airport security while allegedly “attempting to smuggle about two tons of Captagon pills and some cocaine, ” More...

Reggie Reiner On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Prostitute Alix Tichelman Sentenced to 6 Years for Overdose Death of Google Exec

– – A prostitute named Alix Tichelman has been sentenced in a California court to six years in jail for her part in the death by a heroin overdose of a Google executive named Forrest Timothy Hayes in More...

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