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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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

`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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.