Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 11:43
Prescription drug abuse is growing in India and the problem is serious in South Asia, according to a UN report.
Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 11:29
Lack of physical exercise is as detrimental to health as smoking, alcohol abuse and diabetes combined, it has been revealed.
Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 22:18
A new study has found that the diminution of depression is much slower in people who have suffered physical abuse or experienced parental addictions in their childhood than those who haven`t gone through such hardships.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 17:59
The government Tuesday launched a health programme for adolescents, in the age group of 10-19 years, that would target their nutrition, reproductive health and substance abuse, among other issues.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 12:02
Smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those who have psychotic disorders than among those in the general population, says a new paper.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 16:42
A new study has revealed that long-term cocaine abuse may be associated with deficits in parts of the brain involved in monitoring and overseeing one`s own behaviour.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 16:10
Government`s response on the issue of dealing with alcohol abuse has been inadequate as it is torn between the need to treat liquor sale as revenue priority and the "strong" case for ban on its use, a senior Health official said here.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:12
A new study lead by an Indian researcher suggests that even long-term abstinence from cocaine does not result in a complete normalization of brain circuitry.