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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.

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.

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.

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".

`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.

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.

Weed turns me into a weirdo than I actually am, says Katy Perry

Weed turns me into a weirdo than I actually am, says Katy Perry

 Katy Perry has confessed that weed doesn't suit her as she turns into a more of aweirdo than she actually is.

How cocaine hijacks memory revealed

A new research has provided a deeper insight into how cocaine hijacks the memory.

Poor sleep leads to alcohol and drug addiction

Sleep difficulties and hours of sleep can predict a number of specific problems, including binge drinking, driving under the influence and risky sexual behaviour, shows a study.

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