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How drug abuse emerged as common central theme of shows in 2021, from Aranyak to Mare of Easttown
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How drug abuse emerged as common central theme of shows in 2021, from Aranyak to Mare of Easttown

As their impact grows across the spectrum, stories that highlight the growing menace of prescription drug abuse will inspire more interesting content in the years to come.

UAE eases drug laws: No jail for bringing in THC, reduced sentences for first-time drug offenders
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UAE eases drug laws: No jail for bringing in THC, reduced sentences for first-time drug offenders

The reforms come as part of a wider legal overhaul announced as the UAE celebrates a half-century since its founding and seeks to boost its image as a cosmopolitan hub

Cholesterol-lowering drug can reduce COVID-19 death risk, says study
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Cholesterol-lowering drug can reduce COVID-19 death risk, says study

Statins are a recommended and common intervention for preventing cardiovascular events by reducing levels of lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood

Two new antiviral drugs join the war against COVID-19; here's a look at their efficacy
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Two new antiviral drugs join the war against COVID-19; here's a look at their efficacy

COVID-19 vaccines have been successful in preventing severe disease, but the deployment of these antivirals will still be significant given that vaccines aren’t protective 100 percent of the time

Italy man under house arrest flees from home, asks police to put him behind bars
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Italy man under house arrest flees from home, asks police to put him behind bars

The man could reportedly no longer cope with the forced cohabitation with his wife and opted to run away and surrender to the police

AstraZeneca's COVID antibody drug shows reduction in severe infection, death in its phase 3 trials
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AstraZeneca's COVID antibody drug shows reduction in severe infection, death in its phase 3 trials

The treatment - AZD7442 - is made from a combination of two antibodies and was given to 903 participants with 90 percent of them having a high risk of progression to severe COVID-19.

Mundra Drug Bust: NIA takes over probe into seizure of 2,988 kg heroin in Gujarat
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Mundra Drug Bust: NIA takes over probe into seizure of 2,988 kg heroin in Gujarat

The case relates to the seizure of 2,988.21 kg of heroin, disguised as consignment of semi-processed talc stones originating from Afghanistan, which had arrived at the Mundra port from Bandar Abbas Port in Iran,

Mumbai NDPS court rejects pre-arrest bail of Deepika Padukone's manager in connection to drug case
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Mumbai NDPS court rejects pre-arrest bail of Deepika Padukone's manager in connection to drug case

Fearing arrest in the drug-related probe into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Padukone's manager had filed an anticipatory bail application before the NDPS court in October last year.

China lawmakers may ban actors for life if they're found to have used drugs even once
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China lawmakers may ban actors for life if they're found to have used drugs even once

The National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (NPC) has come together for its annual week-long meeting, where they'll make a decision on this proposal

NCB detains Tollywood actress in connection to drug probe during raid at Mumbai hotel
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NCB detains Tollywood actress in connection to drug probe during raid at Mumbai hotel

Officials have reportedly recovered 400 gram of Mephedrone (MD) worth Rs 10 lakh during the operation

NCB issues notice to Karan Johar over video of 2019 party allegedly showing drug consumption
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NCB issues notice to Karan Johar over video of 2019 party allegedly showing drug consumption

NCB has sought details from Karan Johar about the video by 18 December to check its veracity, an official said.

Arjun Rampal summoned by NCB for second time on 16 December in connection to drug probe
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Arjun Rampal summoned by NCB for second time on 16 December in connection to drug probe

Arjun Rampal and his partner Gabriella Demetriades were summoned in November after NCB conducted raids at the actor's Mumbai residence and seized his laptops, mobile phones, and tablets.

Bharti Singh, husband Haarsh Limbachiya granted bail by Mumbai court following arrest in drugs case
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Bharti Singh, husband Haarsh Limbachiya granted bail by Mumbai court following arrest in drugs case

The Mumbai court granted bail to Bharti Singh and husband Haarsh Limbachiya after submitting a bond of ₹15,000 each.

NCB recovers cannabis from comedian Bharti Singh, husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa's Mumbai residence
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NCB recovers cannabis from comedian Bharti Singh, husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa's Mumbai residence

Bharti Singh's name had cropped up during the interrogation of a drug peddler, after which her residence was searched, an NCB official said

Arjun Rampal arrives at Mumbai's NCB office for interrogation in drug probe
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Arjun Rampal arrives at Mumbai's NCB office for interrogation in drug probe

Arjun Rampal, whose partner Gabriella Demetriades was questioned by NCB officials for two consecutive days, reached NCB's zonal office in Mumbai at 11 am on Friday.

Rhea Chakraborty granted bail by Bombay HC in drug case, brother Showik's application rejected
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Rhea Chakraborty granted bail by Bombay HC in drug case, brother Showik's application rejected

Rhea Chakraborty has been asked to furnish bond amounting to Rs 1 lakh, and to appear at her nearest police station for 10 days after she is released on bail.

Rakul Preet Singh, Karishma Prakash arrive at NCB SIT office for drug probe linked to Sushant Singh Rajput case
India

Rakul Preet Singh, Karishma Prakash arrive at NCB SIT office for drug probe linked to Sushant Singh Rajput case

While Rakul Preet Singh has been called today on 25 September, Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, and Sara Ali Khan will be questioned tomorrow on 26 September.

Mumbai court observes there are no 'reasonable grounds' to not connect Rhea Chakraborty to drug case
India

Mumbai court observes there are no 'reasonable grounds' to not connect Rhea Chakraborty to drug case

The court also refused to consider Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer's argument that her statement was recorded forcibly and no lady officer was present when she was being interrogated.

New drug shows possibility to suppress hard-to-treat cancers by targeting a hormone receptor
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New drug shows possibility to suppress hard-to-treat cancers by targeting a hormone receptor

The drug has already shown to reduce the biomarkers of pancreatic cancer in lab studies. In mouse models, it has shown suppression of tumour growth and an increase in the life expectancy of the test mice

New drug —TAT CARMIL1 — made with naturally occurring proteins, might help combat COVID-19 induced inflammations
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New drug —TAT CARMIL1 — made with naturally occurring proteins, might help combat COVID-19 induced inflammations

Acute infections, like those caused by COVDI-19, can cause inflammatory responses known as "cytokine storms" that can cause severe damage in the body.