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Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 08:54

Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts here urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco.

Brain signal that may help in drug de-addiction

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 13:54

Researchers have discovered a new form of neurotransmission that influences long-lasting memory created by addictive drugs like cocaine and opioids and the craving for them.

Rehabilitation of drug addicts important, along with de-addiction: Pranab Mukherjee

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:48

Community-based service should be promoted for the identification, counselling and de-addiction of drug addicts along with their after-care and rehabilitation said President Prabnab Mukherjee at an award ceremony in the capital on Thursday.

Digital addiction a psychiatric disorder: Experts

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:44

Is your smartphone your best friend? Do you find it difficult to leave it even for a minute? Do you become restless when you have to part with it? Do you have constant cravings to check it every now and then? If your answer is yes, there is a huge chance that you have become an addict and you require professional help.

Food addiction is for real

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 12:31

Do you experience food craving just by looking at images of delectable food items regardless of how recently you had eaten? Check if your are overweight.

Brain activity explains why kicking the butt is hard for some

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 18:54

Researchers have identified an aspect of brain activity which may help explain why for some cigarette smokers, strategies to aid quitting work well, while for many others no method seems to work.

Addiction to become manageable disease

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:22

Researchers are saying that they are making important progress in changing the perception of addiction as they identify new therapeutic interventions that could render addiction into the equivalent of a manageable disease like diabetes.

Brain protein linked to depression in pre-menopausal women

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 07:03

Women nearing menopause have higher levels of a brain protein linked to depression than both younger and menopausal women, according to a study published in the US journal JAMA Psychiatry.

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