Psilocybin, the active agreement in magic mushrooms,  is an illegal drug and its use in the Irish study is heavily regulated by the Health Products Regulatory Authority.

A group of people in the Dublin area are undergoing trials involving the ingestion of psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, to assess (...)

Part of the reason for the large increase in the seizure of steroids and other substances is increased activity by authorities in cracking down on illegal medications. Photograph: iStock

The amount of illegal medicines seized by authorities increased by over 40 per cent in 2017, largely due to a massive rise in the number of steroids b(...)

The original European patent on Truvada is due to expire this year

Customs are intercepting and seizing large amounts of a revolutionary anti- HIV drug which is being ordered by people online. Pre-Exposure Proph(...)

A man accused of illegally advertising the sale of the morning-after pill in Hot Press magazine and on the internet has been fined €1,000 and ordered to pay €1,398 in expenses.

A man accused of illegally advertising the sale of the morning-after pill in Hot Press magazine and on the internet has been fined €1,000 and ordered (...)