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Ahmad Shehzad faces ban on failed drug test

KARACHI: Pakistan opener Ahmad Shehzad failed a drug test conducted during a domestic tournament in April, the cricket authorities confirmed Tuesday, and could face a ban of up to four years. The offence is the latest in a long litany of Pakistani players charged with doping, and is a severe blow to the 26-year-old's stuttering career. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will issue a formal charge sheet "later today" it said in a release, confirming reports in recent days that Shehzad had tested positive for a banned…

CM Sindh calls for conducting drug tests of school children

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday decided to conduct mandatory drug testing of children in government and private educational institutions in order to protect them from the increasing drug menace. The chief minister, while presiding over a meeting regarding drug menace in educational institutions across the province, said that there were some alarming reports from some of the leading universities of the country where some students were using drugs. He said that he is quite worried about…

GSK ‘real world’ drug test has second success in asthma

LONDON: GlaxoSmithKline notched up a second win for its pioneering "real world" approach to testing new drugs on Friday as its inhaled medicine Breo proved significantly better than standard care in helping people with asthma. The success of the 4,233-patient trial, which tested Breo in day-to-day practice across the town of Salford in northern England, follows a similar win for the medicine in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) a year ago. The study showed the drug, which is marketed as Relvar in Europe, was…