Deaths from drug overdoses in the US reached staggering new heights in 2017, according to newly published figures. Trump called the crisis a “national shame and human tragedy” – but what is fuelling it?
It was known as a date rape drug, then linked to chemsex parties. How did a spray or two of the liquid high become so popular among young clubbers? Lauren, 24, is scrolling through her Instagram profile
(Reuters Health) - The death of a Dutch teen serves as a grim reminder of the dangers associated with inhaling common household products, such as spray-on deodorant, keyboard dusters and whipped cream.
An anaesthetist killed his wife and 16-year-old daughter using a yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide, a Hong Kong court has heard. Prosecutors said Khaw Kim-sun left the inflatable ball in the boot a
A highly potent strain of the illegal drug Spice is said to have returned to Manchester, and to be causing devastation and even deaths among the city's homeless community. "Just one pull, and I was out
It has led people to jump off buildings, bite others and run into people's homes. Now police say it is only a matter of time before someone dies as the result of "monkey dust" - a synthetic drug rising
Use of a drug which can put users in a violent, paranoid state with "superhuman strength" is at epidemic levels, emergency workers have warned. Dubbed Monkey Dust, the "highly unpredictable" substance
The effectiveness of pill-testing at music festivals will be examined to see if it can help to prevent opiates deaths in New South Wales. A special coronial inquest examining the deaths of six people opiate-related
Seaside communities have the highest rates of heroin deaths in England – and Barrow-in-Furness is one of the hardest hit ‘brown towns’. What are the causes – and is there a solution? In Barrow, Thirsty