Gulf states are a prime target for drug dealers, an expert has warned.
That is because large numbers of affluent young people have money to spare, GCC Executive Bureau social affairs director Mahmoud Hafez said.
Fears have been raised over the safety of an anti-clotting drug used to treat stroke sufferers in Bahrain.
Researchers at UK-based medical journal The BMJ believe that the administration of alteplase three to four hours after a pe
Three Bahrainis have been jailed for life for smuggling 110kg of hashish worth millions of dinars into the country.
The sailors were arrested after they retrieved the drugs from the seabed on January 3 last year, said a report in
A new laboratory dedicated to inspecting food, medicine and cosmetics - the first of its kind in Bahrain - was officially opened in Hidd Industrial Area yesterday (November 6).
The BD1 million ($2.6 million) Inspection Food and Dr
A man who allegedly tried to smuggle drugs with a street value of $190,000 into Bahrain inside date biscuits has been remanded in custody for another 15 days.
The 25-year-old Saudi banker and his Saudi girlfriend, 24, were arreste
As researchers from Africa to China to America race to develop vaccines and treatments to fight Ebola, health experts are grappling with the economics of a disease that until this year had been off the drug industry's radar.
Armed sailors from a Bahrain-based maritime task force have raided a dhow smuggling narcotics worth $248 million off the coast of Somalia.
Navy forces were tracking the vessel, which was sailing from the Arabian Sea to the Horn of
An erectile dysfunction drug that reduces by half the time patients need to take the pill before sexual activity has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Developed by Auxilium Pharmaceuticals and Vivus, the drug,
The World Health Organisation (WHO) called on Thursday for pharmaceutical companies and regulatory agencies to work together to accelerate development of safe and efficient drugs and vaccines against Ebola.
Ten experimental treatm
Health authorities have tightened controls on the sale of prescription drugs at Bahrain's main hospital.
The new measures come after scores of patients have been caught taking drugs at higher dosages than prescribed to them or medic