Drug to combat alcoholism works, researchers claim

/ Mar 19, 2017

Drug to combat alcoholism works, researchers claim

French researchers provided fresh evidence Friday to support claims that a drug touted as a miracle cure for alcoholism, and prescribed for this purpose in France, actually works. The drug, baclofen, had “a positive effect” at high doses in reducing alcohol consumption over a ...

Panama ex-dictator Noriega in coma after brain surgery

Mar 8, 2017

Panama ex-dictator Noriega in coma after brain surgery

Former Panamanian dictator, CIA spy and convicted cocaine trafficker Manuel Noriega was in a coma on Tuesday after suffering a hemorrhage from an operation to remove a benign brain tumor, representatives for the 83-year-old said. “He has a major brain hemorrhage and is in ...

Duterte fans, foes in mass Manila rallies

Feb 26, 2017

Duterte fans, foes in mass Manila rallies

Thousands of supporters and foes of President Rodrigo Duterte joined large rallies in Manila on Saturday, highlighting how his brutal drug war has polarized the Philippines. A prayer rally for Duterte’s eight months-long anti-narcotics crackdown drew the biggest turnout, estimated by police at up ...