Drinks, drugs up premature heart disease in youngsters: Study

The researcher pointed out that the use of cocaine and methamphetamine have been associated with faster cell aging and neurocognitive decline, with higher than average loss of grey matter. Recreational use of any substance was independently associated with a higher likelihood of premature and extremely premature heart disease, the team found.

Feb 16, 2021, 22:19 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Is ‘cocaine’ a cure for depression in Bollywood?

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke in which we bring you a panel discussion on concurrent issues. In today's episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' we will discuss- Is ‘cocaine’ a cure for depression in Bollywood?

Sep 24, 2020, 19:34 PM IST

Actress Sherlyn Chopra made shocking revelations about Bollywood drugs culture and IPL parties

Watch the video to know the shocking revelations made by actress Sherlyn Chopra.

Sep 24, 2020, 17:40 PM IST

Narcotic racket busted in J&K’s Baramulla; 4 held with 6 kg cocaine worth crores

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday said that they have busted a narcotic racket in Baramulla and arrested 4 persons with 6 kg cocaine worth crores. It’s for the first time that cocaine worth crores have been seized in action against drug smugglers by Jammu & Kashmir Police. 

Sep 18, 2020, 17:26 PM IST

Weed common on sets, cocaine is the main drug of Bollywood: Sushant Singh Rajput's friend Yuvraj S Singh

"There are many people in the industry who take cocaine. There are many actors and filmmakers who on drugs and are roaming around, and that is why this madness is really happening," he added.

Sep 15, 2020, 07:56 AM IST

Kangana Ranaut tweets Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal must undergo blood test to bust drug rumour

Kangana has been vocal in voicing her opinion regarding the silence of the film industry in Sushant Singh Rajput's death and pushing it as a suicide. 

Sep 02, 2020, 13:15 PM IST

Venezuelan man held for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 2.2 crore at Mumbai airport

A 26-year-old Venezuelan national has been arrested for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 2.2 crore at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA).

Aug 04, 2019, 14:43 PM IST

People likely to try drugs for the first time during summer

First-time users may be unfamiliar with the effects of various drugs, so it is important to first understand when people are most likely to start these behaviours.

Jul 23, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Four foreign nationals held with Cocaine worth Rs 39 Crore

The police have arrested three Nigerian men along with a Brazilian woman and seized cocaine worth around Rs. 39 crore from their possession,a senior official said on Sunday. Watch full video to know more.

Feb 11, 2019, 08:58 AM IST

Did Robbie Williams encourage young fans to take cocaine?

He then went on to tell the boys the best way to take party drug ecstasy.

Jan 25, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

First Sikh guardsman tests positive for cocaine, could be expelled from UK Army

A 22-year-old Sikh soldier, who created history by becoming the first to wear a turban during an annual parade to mark British Queen Elizabeth II's birthday ceremony, could be kicked out from his post after he was tested positive for cocaine, according to a media report.

Sep 25, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

Study uncovers method to treat cocaine abuse

The study is the first to demonstrate a central nervous system role for bile acids in altering reward-related behaviors, and it opens the possibility of treating drug abuse in new ways. 

Sep 03, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi takes cocaine and will fail dope test: Subramanian Swamy's latest barb

Swamy was reacting to Union Minister Harsimrat Badal's comment that 70 per cent Punjabis are 'Nashedis' should undergo a dope test.

Jul 05, 2018, 21:39 PM IST

Nine backpackers critically ill after drug overdose in Australia

 As per the WA Police, Hyoscine is a prescription drug – also known as Scopolamine – used in low doses as a sedative and for the treatment of travel sickness.  

Jan 04, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

CAS bans soccer player Jose Angulo for 4 years in cocaine case

He was suspended for 12 months by a tribunal of South American confederation CONMEBOL but FIFA appealed against that punishment in April this year.

Dec 18, 2017, 23:39 PM IST

This 'rapid' fingerprint test can detect cocaine use within seconds

The new non-invasive technique developed by researchers, including those from University of Surrey in the UK, can pick up traces of cocaine, even after the subjects have washed their hands.

Sep 23, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Africans held with cocaine worth Rs 40 crore in Delhi

"The 4-kg drugs consignment is suspected to be cocaine and is worth Rs 40 crore in the international market," a senior officer said.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Your mental health is at risk if you indulge in binge drinking, cocaine abuse

Poorer attention was linked with frequent and infrequent binge drinking and use of drugs, in particular, stimulants. 

Jun 25, 2017, 15:15 PM IST

Lankan Navy arrests six Indian fishermen for allegedly having cocaine

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehend six Indian fishermen near Nainatheevu for allegedly having cocaine and confiscated one boat.

Apr 02, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

Men, beware! Using cocaine at the time of conceiving could put your son at risk of memory loss

Further, cocaine use in dads caused epigenetic changes in the brain of their sons, thereby changing the expression of genes important for memory formation.

Feb 27, 2017, 21:31 PM IST