Drugs Non pharmaceutical)

12 May 2018

Antidepressants have long been surrounded by controversy: are too many people taking them? Or are doctors too reluctant...

06 January 2017

Real-time data from smokers’ brains could help them re-programme their minds and stub out cigarettes for good.

18 February 2016

Technology is helping halt the wave of fake drugs and their often lethal consequences.

20 August 2015

Could we vaccinate people to prevent them from becoming addicts?

23 January 2015

90% of the world consumes caffeine. But are we addicted to the substance, and is it any good for us?

21 June 2012

The psychedelic drug psilocybin, the active principal of magic mushrooms, was once thought to have promising medical...

28 November 2010

Of all the slang names for the British, none is more iconic than 'Limey'. While the the term provokes...

22 June 2005

The life of a laboratory animal is not generally an enviable one. However, for some fruitflies in San Francisco it must...