Drug addiction

Prateik Babbar bares all about his drug addiction, writes a heartfelt note about his horrifying experience

Prateik Babbar bares all about his drug addiction, writes a heartfelt note about his horrifying experience

Veteran actor-politician Raj Babbar and noted actress Smita Patil's son Prateik Babbar was seen as the next big thing in Bollywood, especially after his impressive act in Imran Khan starrer 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' in 2008.

Aug 11, 2017, 15:49 PM IST
Prateik Babbar talks about battle with drug addiction, says I'm work in progress

Prateik Babbar talks about battle with drug addiction, says I'm work in progress

The actor said that his fans were under the impression that he was leading a "happy life", and were unaware about the dark truth of his life. And that is the reason he decided to talk about it in public. 

Apr 24, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
Mumbai police busts LSD racket: Here's what the drug does to you

Mumbai police busts LSD racket: Here's what the drug does to you

When you use LSD, your senses of space, distance, and time become altered.

Mar 30, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Tackling drug addiction: Donald Trump creates commission to deal with opioid crisis in US

Tackling drug addiction: Donald Trump creates commission to deal with opioid crisis in US

Terming the situation a "total epidemic" and one of the "biggest problems" that the US has at present, Trump said that drug abuse has become a crippling problem throughout the country.

Mar 30, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Alcohol, drug problems leads to suicide rise in elders

Alcohol, drug problems leads to suicide rise in elders

The study finds highest suicide risks are among those, who misuse prescription sedative medicines, such as tranquilizers.

Mar 18, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Drug addiction may cause tooth decay

Drug addiction may cause tooth decay

The lifestyle that often accompanies problematic drug use also affects oral health through high sugar diets, malnutrition, poor oral hygiene, and lack of regular professional dental care.

Mar 17, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Drugs, despair, decline fuel demand for change in Punjab

Drugs, despair, decline fuel demand for change in Punjab

The statistical reality is that Punjab, home of the green revolution, has failed to grow its economy or prepare its young for the future.

 

Feb 03, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

`Star Wars` actress Carrie Fisher suffers mid-air heart attack

Hollywood star Carrie Fisher was fighting for her life Friday after suffering a massive heart attack on an airplane, according to media reports which described her condition as "critical."

Dec 24, 2016, 03:55 AM IST
Here’s what Amitabh Bachchan has to say about the ‘Udta Punjab’ controversy

Here’s what Amitabh Bachchan has to say about the ‘Udta Punjab’ controversy

At a press conference for his forthcoming film ‘TE3N’ here, Amitabh Bachchan was asked to comment on the controversy over ‘Udta Punjab’ -- a movie on the festering drug menace in Punjab.

Jun 09, 2016, 08:23 AM IST

Diabetic drug may help treat cocaine addiction

It is the first time such a role has been shown for the hormone in the brain, the study said.

Feb 11, 2016, 15:36 PM IST

Booze not an 'intoxicant': Punjab Health Minister

Punjab Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jyani, in a bizarre statement, said that he does not consider 'sharab' (booze) an intoxicant.

Dec 22, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Centre preparing new de-addiction policy: Minister

A new central policy is being prepared for the purpose of ensuring de-addiction from drugs in the country, union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thavarchand Gehlot said on Sunday.

Nov 22, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Drug addiction through painkiller more common in women

There has been a 30 percent increase in the number of patients becoming addicted to opioids through doctor-prescribed painkillers, usually for chronic pain management.

Nov 10, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Confirmed! Cheese is as addictive as drugs

The key to cheese addiction is an ingredient called casein which is found in cheese and releases opiates called casomorphins. 

Oct 24, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

People in addiction treatment more likely to smoke

People undergoing treatment for drugs and alcohol addiction around the world use tobacco at two to three times the rate of people who are not being treated for addiction, finds a 20-country study.

Sep 23, 2015, 17:56 PM IST
Yo Yo Honey Singh battles drug addiction in a Chandigarh rehab

Yo Yo Honey Singh battles drug addiction in a Chandigarh rehab

Bollywood sensation Yo Yo Honey Singh made an ocean of fan following in no time and became an instant hit in Bollywood.

Aug 25, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

AAP MLA Alka Lamba talks about her "Mango drink formula"

AAP MLA Alka Lamba in conversation with Zee News, talked about the FIR's lodged in her name and her drug de-addiction drive.

Aug 11, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Questions again raised over AAP MLA Alka Lamba's drug de-addiction drive

AAP MLA Alka Lamba's ongoing drug de-addiction campaign raised questions once again when she was seen "throwing" mango juice packs to drug addicts "to test their abstinence".

Aug 11, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

`City of God` director laments actor`s drug woes

A Brazilian actor who starred in the hugely successful ‘City of God’ film is now living on the streets of Sao Paulo suffering from drug addiction.

May 04, 2015, 10:04 AM IST

Substance abuse common among street children: Study

Tobacco and alcohol followed by cannabis and inhalants, sedatives, heroin and opium are the most common items of substance abuse among children on streets, according to a study by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights.

Apr 24, 2015, 20:27 PM IST