Amazon under fire for selling illegal products that "claim to cure or treat cancer"

Amazon under fire for selling illegal products that 'claim to cure or treat cancer' Products claim to 'relieve' cancer and cleanse bloodIt is illegal to advertise such products in the UK By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 08:37 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:34 GMT, 1 April 2013 Amazon has come under fire for listing products for sale that claim they can cure cancer.

Middle-class professionals are turning to legal highs to avoid being classed as illegal drug users, warns leading expert

Middle-class professionals are turning to legal highs 'to avoid being classed as illegal drug users' Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, a leading consultant psychiatrist, said many educated young people mistakenly think the drugs are not harmfulSays people use them to avoid stigma of drugs such as cocaine and heroin His specialist hospital unit has been inundated with referrals from those taking legal highs | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 27 December 2012 An increasing number of young professionals are taking legal highs to avoid being classed as illegal drug users (posed by model) An increasing number of young professionals are taking legal highs to avoid being classed as illegal drug users, a leading expert has warned.

Illicit drugs appear to be "going out of fashion" as figures reveal record decline in usage

Drugs are 'going out of fashion' as figures show dramatic fall in usage since 1996 Annual crime survey shows decline in use of so-called legal highsHerion usage has stabilised at a low level with 0.1 per cent of the population thought to be taking itCannabis is still the most popular drug, with about 2.3million people using it last year | UPDATED: 22:31 GMT, 28 September 2012 Illegal drug taking could be 'going out of fashion' as new Home Office figures reveal a continuation in comparatively low level usage.

An organ is sold every hour, WHO warns: Brutal black market on the rise again thanks to diseases of affluence

An organ is sold every hour, WHO warns: Brutal black market on the rise again thanks to diseases of affluence | UPDATED: 08:07 GMT, 28 May 2012 Desperate: An Indian woman shows the scar from where she sold her kidney in a black market transplant op An organ is sold once an hour, the World Health Organisation has warned, amid fears that the illegal trade is again on the rise.

The faces of despair: Shocking images of meth addicts reveal the devastating effects of dangerous drug

Will the Meth-heads never learn New before-and-after images of US addicts reveal the devastating effects of drug epidemic. Many of them are already lost to the powerful and tragic effects of drug addiction.

Claire Squires"s death: Why are heart flutters on the rise? asks DR ELLIE CANNON

Why are heart flutters on the rise | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 5 May 2012 Claire Squires, 30, died just before the finish at this year's London Marathon The death of Claire Squires just before the finish at this year’s London Marathon rightly struck a chord.

Prescribing heroin is more "cost-effective" than methadone, claim scientists

Prescribing drug users heroin is more 'cost-effective' than methadone, claim scientists Users prescribed medicated heroin were more likely to stay in treatment or quit altogether than those on methadone | UPDATED: 10:48 GMT, 13 March 2012 High cost: The study considered treatment expenditures, estimated costs for drug therapies and costs borne by the legal system Medically prescribed heroin is more cost-effective than methadone for treating long-term users, researchers claim.