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World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 22, 2015
Nearly one in 10 adults smokes marijuana in the US, a rate that has more than doubled in the past decade as laws and attitudes about pot relax, researchers said Wednesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
Tobacco and alcohol have been found to be most common substances used by street children, Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi informed the Parliament today.
David Cox, guardian.co.uk | Thursday January 29, 2015
A new study explores the correlation between working too much and excess alcohol - but equally important is how well integrated you are in the workplace and the pattern of your working hours.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
Kesha has accused producer Dr Luke for forcing drugs and alcohol on her in an attempt to make sexual advances
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted on Monday he had been in "complete denial" about his drug and alcohol abuse, but asked voters for another chance as he returned to work following a stint in rehab.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Ian Thorpe has been in the hospital twice in recent weeks and his management has clarified that he is being treated for depression - a condition that has plagued the legendary swimmer for several years.
Agence France-Presse | Friday January 31, 2014
Ian Thorpe, one of Australia's most recognised sportsmen, has struggled to adjust to life after swimming and with the disappointment of a failed effort to reach the 2012 London Olympics.
IANS, New York | Tuesday February 3, 2015
It is now possible to use gene therapy in the brain to not only treat binge drinking but other substance abuse, neurological diseases and mental illnesses.Researchers at the University at Buffalo have found a way to change alcohol drinking behaviour in...
NDTVSports | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Former world heavyweight champion has been a controversial figure. In 1992 he was convicted of rape and was sentenced to six years in prison.
AFP | Tuesday February 3, 2015
Heavy drinking and drug use in teenage years may boost your chances of developing dementia before the age of 65, Swedish researchers said Tuesday.Alcohol abuse emerged as the strongest of nine risk factors that could be traced as far back as adolescence,...
Alpan Saxena | Wednesday July 17, 2013
Glee actor Cory Monteith, who had struggled for years with substance abuse and once said he was lucky to be alive, died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, said the British Columbia coroner's office.
Riya Chakravarty | Thursday March 21, 2013
Lindsay Lohan will undergo her sixth attempt at getting sober when she begins her court ordered stint in rehab and her treatment will focus on her "large" alcohol consumption and reliance on legal medications.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 8, 2012
In yet another shocker, a six-year-old girl from Kurumpady in Kerala's Ernakulam district was allegedly sexually abused by her 40-year-old father for six months after being forced to drink alcohol.
Riya Chakravarty | Tuesday July 10, 2012
Aamir Khan's TV show Satyamev Jayate has helped a Pune-based NGO that works in the field of de-addiction, receive Rs 4.37 lakh in donations.
Ankit | Friday January 6, 2012
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has had laser eye surgery to save his failing vision.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday November 13, 2011
It is a problem that is threatening the future of generation next in rural Punjab - drug and substance abuse. According to a research, 65 percent of youth in and around the border area of Amritsar are addicted to alcohol and drugs.
Harsh | Monday October 31, 2011
A new album of recordings by the late soul singer will be released in December, Island Records said Monday.
Jeevan Prakash | Monday July 18, 2011
Brooke Mueller is reportedly going to check into a rehab programme which will cure her addictions by giving her a drug that will "rewire" her brain.
Kavita S Kanwar | Saturday July 2, 2011
Charlie Sheen's estranged wife Brooke Mueller has finished her 45-day treatment programme at a rehab centre.
Kavita S Kanwar | Monday January 3, 2011
Actor David Arquette has checked himself into a live-in rehab facility over the New Year weekend to seek treatment for alcohol and other issues.
Kavita S Kanwar | Sunday November 28, 2010
Troubled star Lindsay Lohan, who is currently in court-ordered rehab has been flooded with a "mountain of scripts", claims her associate.
Bangalore News | Maitreyee Boruah, DNA | Saturday November 20, 2010
A twelve-year-old ragpicker near Kempe Gowda Bus Station in Bangalore, and a runaway from Patna, regularly sniffs glue, particularly Dendrite and Erazex to keep hunger at bay. Another fourteen-year-old girl, who does odd jobs, suffers from severe alcohol abuse.They are just two figures among the large number of street children in Bangalore who are ...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 19, 2010
Men and women with a history of alcohol abuse may not see long-term negative effects on their memory and thinking but female smokers do, a new study suggests.
Thursday December 4, 2008
South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs will undergo a month of rehabilitation for alcohol abuse, ahead of his trial for drunken driving next year.