Cheers! Rule of thumb can control drinking

Did you ever try using a rule of thumb such as a half-glass rule or a two-fingers-from-the-top rule when pouring wine? Do this if you want to keep your weight in check.

Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

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.

Robin Williams enters rehab centre for help

Actor Robin Williams has checked into rehab for the second time to maintain his long-term sobriety.

Addiction to become manageable disease

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.

I`m addicted to danger: Stuntman Damien Walters

Damien Walters, known for choreographing stunts in `Skyfall`, has revealed that he always likes to push his sport to a higher.

Any takers? App to reduce smart phone addiction

Are you always hooked to your smart phone, much to the annoyance of your parents, teachers and peers?

Lindsay Lohan still using drugs post rehab stint

Lindsay Lohan still can't resist her drug addiction despite her recent sixth stint in rehab.

Zac Efron sells former home

Actor Zac Efron has sold his luxurious bachelor pad in Hollywood Hills for USD 2.7 million.

Zac Efron feels `great` post addiction admission

Zac Efron recently said that he has no regrets for revealing his addiction.

Try solving puzzles to quit smoking

A new study has found that engaging in "self-expanding" can help with nicotine craving.

New method to treat cocaine addiction effectively

There is hardly any effective medications for cocaine addiction, but researchers have now discovered a new compound that can halt cocaine addiction, raising hope for new treatment for drug addicts.

High tobacco use among Kerala children, says national study

Seventy-four per cent children in Kerala use tobacco, according to a recent multi-site survey conducted by National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Excessive tanning can be an addiction

Are you mad about sun-bathing and don`t leave any chance to tan your body? You may be suffering from a tanning addiction.

Are you tea addict? Check for caffeine use disorder

f you can`t live without your cup of coffee early morning or that tea to prevent the after-lunch slump, you may be suffering from caffeine use disorder.

Justin Bieber`s mother prays for him daily

Singer Justin Bieber`s mother Pattie Mallette says that she prays everyday for her son, who is allegedly addicted to drugs.

Pill to fight cocaine addiction closer to reality

A pill that could help kick cocaine addiction by altering the way brain processes chemical addiction may be closer to reality, scientists say.

Want to stop smoking? Seek professional help

A new study has found that smokers in England who want to stop smoking are three times more likely to succeed if they see a trained advisor than if they try by themselves.

Lady Gaga smoked weed to feel young

Lady Gaga says she was addicted in the past because it made her feel like a teenager.

Mixing energy drinks with alcohol extremely hazardous to health

A new study has suggested that mixing energy drinks with alcohol is riskier than just drinking alcohol alone.

Josh Brolin checks into rehab centre

Josh Brolin has reportedly checked into a rehabilitation centre for substance abuse treatment.