Psycho prisoners more likely to indulge in violent crimes

Ex-prisoners with common psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder and alcohol and drug abuse are more likely to commit a violent crime after release than other prisoners.

Awareness of mortality injurious to health

People with low self-esteem use a variety of escape mechanisms to avoid thinking about their own mortality.

Transparent partner key to stress-free romantic life

Romantic relationships that are supportive with fewer negative interactions will lead to a better psycho-social adjustment among young adults.

'Sexting' and internet safety top concern for US kids: Study

Sending or receiving explicit material via smartphones or “sexting” and internet safety have quickly climbed up in the top 10 list of child health concerns in the US.

Snoop Dogg arrested in Sweden on suspicion of illegal drug use
Snoop Dogg arrested in Sweden on suspicion of illegal drug use

Rapper Snoop Dogg was arrested in Sweden on suspicion of illegal drug use.

Drug abuse reduces grey matter in women but not men

Drug abuse has long-term effects on brain volume in women but not in men, a study says.

Japan investigators quizzing Toyota exec on drug charges

Japanese investigators were today questioning Toyota's most senior female executive after finding controlled drugs sent to her from the United States, police said, as the automaker's chief vowed to support his "dear colleague".

Japan police arrest American Toyota exec on drugs-related charges

Toyota`s highest-ranking female executive was arrested at a Tokyo hotel on Thursday for allegedly importing a painkiller that is illegal under Japan`s strict drug laws, reports said Thursday.

Legalise drugs: Vince Vaughn

Actor Vince Vaughn says that the world is in a "f***ing ridiculous" place because of the narcotic industry and doesn't believe everyone who uses illicit substances is "dangerous".

5 Mumbai policemen arrested in drug case

The Crime Branch of Mumbai police Friday arrested five police personnel in connection with the drug seizure case involving former head constable Dharmaraj Kalokhe and Shashikala alias Baby Patankar.

Lindsay Lohan may complete community service on time
Lindsay Lohan may complete community service on time

Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly close to finishing her community service in time to avoid jail time.

Police raid night party in Kerala, arrest Russian DJ for possessing narcotics

TheKerala Police conducted a raid of a night party at a five-star hotel in Kochi and arrested seven people, including a Russian national with contraband substances.

Jackie Chan becomes Singapore's first celebrity anti-drug ambassador
Jackie Chan becomes Singapore's first celebrity anti-drug ambassador

Internationally renowned star Jackie Chan has hit the headlines for extending his support to anti-drug campaign, thereby becoming Singapore's first anti-drug celebrity. Incidentally, Jackie's son Jaycee Chan was recently in news for drug abuse.

UN advocates balanced international policy in war against drugs

 The UN advocates a carefully balanced international policy on world drug problem, with increased focus on its prevention, treatment and also relevant economic strategies, said a senior UN official here.

Former MVP Josh Hamilton escapes sanction for drug relapse
Former MVP Josh Hamilton escapes sanction for drug relapse

Former American League Most Valuable Player Josh Hamilton can`t be sanctioned by Major League Baseball for a relapse into drug abuse, an arbitrator ruled on Friday.

Jon Hamm finished rehab stay before 'Mad Men' premiere

Actor Jon Hamm finished his rehab stint for alcohol addiction just days before the premiere of the final episodes of the American period drama television series "Mad Men".

Liza Minnelli in rehab for substance abuse
Liza Minnelli in rehab for substance abuse

 Liza Minnelli has checked into a Maliburehab facility to seek treatment for substance abuse.

Jon Cryer describes Charlie Sheen's meltdown during 'Two and a Half Men' in new memoir

 Jon Cryer opens up about Charlie Sheen's meltdown during "Two and a Half Men' in his newmemoir 'So This Happened.'

New test to detect drug abuse in exhaled breath

 The first fully validated and robust method to check drug abuse in exhaled breath has been developed.

Zee Media Special: Drug dealers to target New Year parties

Watch how drug dealers are planning to target youngsters at New Year parties.