Common drug could prevent thousands of head injury deaths

 The scientists suggest the drug should be given rapidly to patients with mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries. Photograph: Alamy […]

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Glasgow eye of storm as drug deaths spiral in Scotland

Gary Kelly and Bruce Munro, reforming drug users from Glasgow, count themselves lucky. They have survived the kind of lethal […]

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Safe injection rooms are key to halting rise in drug deaths – expert

 David Nutt believes ministers must end their opposition to safe injection rooms. Photograph: Alicia Canter/The Guardian The Home Office must […]

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First victim named after six drug deaths in Essex

 Cian Daly, 20, from Leigh-on-Sea, was described by friends and family as a ‘free spirit’ and ‘one of the kindest […]

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The Guardian view on Scottish drug deaths: put health and safety first

 ‘At 1,187, the number of fatalities is higher per capita than any other EU country, on a par with the […]

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As overdose deaths hit record levels, drug and alcohol services face massive cuts

Kevin Jaffray, a former heroin addict, works as an advocate for Naloxone, a drug that reverses opiate overdoses. Photograph: Martin […]

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research indicates ‘awful’ cholesterol now not behind elderly deaths

Older human beings with high ranges of “terrible” or low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C) cholesterol stay as long, and frequently longer, than […]

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Pampore attack: PM Modi expresses ache over deaths, salutes martyrs’ braveness

high Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed ache over the demise of 8 CRPF personnel in Kashmir after their convoy […]

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10% price cut on fruits and veg ‘could prevent thousands of heart deaths’

Reducing the price of fruits, vegetables and grains and increasing the price of sugary drinks by 10% could prevent more […]

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