US president Donald Trump speaking  during a Fox News virtual “town hall” in the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: The New York Times/Bloomberg

Ever since the Trump administration shifted gear in its response to the coronavirus outbreak and began taking the pandemic seriously, a centrepiece of(...)

The study looked at how e-cigarettes can cause damage to the body through toxic chemicals produced in the vaping process. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Government should ban all e-cigarette advertising in forthcoming Dáil legislation after a report found that e-cigarettes damage the brain, heart, (...)

Two members of the Manchester fire department in New Hampshire assess the condition of a man who had overdosed on heroin and who was revived with two doses of Narcan. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

In hindsight, it looks like a no-brainer. Take a tried and tested drug that addresses a burgeoning epidemic and make it easier to use. Then sit back a(...)

A man administers Adapt Pharma’s Narcan as they try to revive a man who overdosed on heroin in Philadelphia. The man later came to and was taken to the hospital. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Adapt Pharma, the Irish company behind emergency overdose treatment Narcan, has been sold in a $635 million deal. The Irish shareholders of the busin(...)