Drugs

Turtle Found Entangled In £40 Million Worth Of Cocaine

A viral video showed a sea turtle intertwined in £40 million worth of cocaine. The sea turtle was rescued by the US Coast Guard (USCG) in the eastern pacific. The turtle was later released by the coast guard members after capturing it in the ocean.

What Happened When A Man Took 40,000 Ecstasy Pills

Ecstasy is a synthetic substance popularly referred to as “Molly” and noted for its stimulant and hallucinogenic properties. Increased energy, pleasure, emotional warmth, and skewed time and sensory perception are among notable side effects. Here is the story of a man, Mr. A, who took 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years of time duration.

Antibiotics-resistant Superbugs On Rise In India

A 2019 report mentioned that over 1.2 million people died worldwide due to bacteria resistant to drugs that are designed to kill them. India is currently facing the worst pandemic as more and more patients are admitted to the hospitals.

A Cancer-Killing Virus Injected Into A Human For The First Time

An experimental cancer-killing virus has been administered to a human patient for the first time, with hopes the testing will ultimately reveal evidence of a new means of successfully fighting cancer tumors in people’s bodies. The drug candidate, called CF33-hNIS (aka Vaxinia), is what’s called an oncolytic virus, a genetically modified virus designed to selectively infect and kill cancer cells while sparing healthy ones.