Drug Users

Drug-use may damage ability to choose right from wrong

There is strong link between drug use and criminal behaviour, but it is not known whether the criminal behaviour is in part a result of the drugs' effects on brain function.

Jul 14, 2016, 11:57 AM IST

Injecting drug users most vulnerable to HIV/AIDS

India has achieved a reduction in overall HIV infections, but injecting drug users remain one of the most vulnerable groups in the country as far as contracting HIV/AIDS is concerned, said a report.

Nov 30, 2013, 09:55 AM IST

AIDS epidemic`s end by 2030 seen: UN official

A top UN official said the global AIDS epidemic could be over by 2030 because of progress made in treatment and control of the disease.

Sep 20, 2013, 08:09 AM IST

Heavy internet users can have withdrawal symptoms like drug abusers

Using the internet for long periods of time can cause withdrawal symptoms similar to the `comedown` experienced by drug users, scientists have warned

Feb 18, 2013, 13:40 PM IST

Russia has five mn drug users: Official

"We have about five million drug users," Viktor Ivanov, head of Russia`s federal drug control service.

Dec 20, 2011, 15:44 PM IST

Soon, an `interview` to detect drug users

A tool to identify drug users through forensic analysis of their statements has been developed.

Dec 12, 2010, 16:22 PM IST

Soon, an `interview` to detect drug users

A tool to identify drug users through forensic analysis of their statements has been developed.

Dec 12, 2010, 16:22 PM IST

50% drug users in Nagaland are IDU: Report

At least 50 per cent drug addicts in
Nagaland are injecting drugs users (IDU) and vulnerable to
HIV/AIDS transmission, the latest report compiled by an NGO
has revealed.

Jan 23, 2010, 23:40 PM IST