Two held with phensidyl in Rajshahi
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two alleged drug peddlers with 145 bottles of phensidyl from Khorda Govindapur village under Charghat upazila in Rajshahi district on Wednesday night COVID deepens shortage of hospital painkillers in US Demand for injectable opioids more than doubled between January and early April, rapidly depleting what hospitals and drugmakers had on hand, according to Vizient, a large hospital purchasing ... Global Blood Therapeutics to seek to expand label for sickle cell treatment GBT's drug, known chemically as voxelotor, prevents red blood cells from sickling, a deformation that restricts oxygen flow in blood vessels, leading to severe pain and organ damage. 3 more die of taking toxic alcohol in Dinajpur Three more people died of taking toxic alcohol in Birampur upazila of Dinajpur on Friday afternoon, taking the toll in such incidents to nine in the district Sri Lanka suspends fast bowler over heroin arrest Sri Lanka fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been suspended from all forms of cricket with immediate effect after he was arrested for alleged possession of illegal drugs, the country's cricket board ... Eskayef submits remdesivir sample to DGDA Eskayef Pharmaceuticals, one of the leading drug manufacturing companies of the country, submitted its sample of coronavirus drug remdesivir to the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA). ... Hopes rise as US hails coronavirus drug trial US scientists on Wednesday hailed a potential breakthrough in the coronavirus fight as a trial showed patients responding to an antiviral drug, fuelling global hopes for a return to normal despite ... Japan starts trial to treat coronavirus
Japan's Fujifilm has begun clinical trials to test the effectiveness of its anti-flu drug Avigan in treating patients with the new coronavirus, after reports of promising results in China.