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  • Opioid Use on the Rise Globally

    The UN World Drug Report 2019 estimates that drug usage numbers have spiked up by 30 percent. From the infectious “zombie” drug Krokodil (a synthetic opioid) spreading to new shores, to the
  • Drug Trends – Japan

    Japan is not a country that is generally associated with drug abuse and drug problems. The lifetime usage rate of illegal drugs in Japan is very low when put up against other
  • Hair Drug Testing – Brazil

    Nearly 1.25 million people die in road accidents every year, while a further 20-50 million people become injured or disabled. Roughly more than half of all road accidents occur among young adults
  • Join us at NAME 2019, Kansas City

    A recent report in The Guardian stated that opioid overdoses in the US increased by 30% in a 14-month period between 2016 – 2017. Following 142,000 US hospital overdoses between July 2016
  • Screening in the Emergency Department

    On a global scale, emergency departments have been providing critical access to the health care system for many years, however, more recently visits to the emergency department has been an opportunity to
  • Randox Toxicology – Evidence MultiSTAT

    Using our revolutionary Biochip Array Technology (BAT), the Evidence MultiSTAT is an automated analyser that enables on-site simultaneous detection of up to 21 classical, prescription and synthetic drugs from a single sample.
  • Prescription Drugs – UK

    Health chiefs within the UK are worried that hundreds of thousands of people are becoming addicted to prescription drugs.  A Public Health England Review found that a quarter of adults were using
  • TIAFT 2019

    Joao Matias of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction has stated that “Cocaine use is going up”. Britons use more cocaine than almost any other country in Europe. In
  • IACP DAID 2019

    According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 11.8 million people aged 16 and older drove under the influence of illicit drugs in 2016. This survey also found that men
  • AACC 2019

    Randox will be attending the annual American Association for Clinical Chemistryfrom August 4th – 8th in Anaheim, CA. Drop by our stand to see live demonstrations of our Evidence MultiSTAT – including data which confirms the MultiSTAT