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Connections that awfully distracted all of us

We hardly make a call to our friends, relatives and even our immediate family. Ironically we are 24*7 available on our smartphones. If you were...

Husband’s addiction to pornography destroys matrimonial life – Wife files petition in SC

New Delhi: A woman filed a petition in Supreme Court against her husband for his addiction to pornography which was spoiling her matrimonial life....

Surprising link between athletics and addiction, study reveals

New Delhi : In a latest development, a study has revealed that work-hard, play-hard culture may put elite athletes at higher risk of substance...

Is your addiction to your smartphone robbing off your sleep?

New Delhi : When we talk about the ills of smart-phone addiction, we usually refer to visual fatigue, sedentary lifestyles and a low-on-human-interaction society...

Marijuana could help treat drug addiction, depression

Using marijuana could help some alcoholics and people addicted to opioids kick the habit and may also help people suffering from depression, post-traumatic stress...

New treatment to beat nicotine addiction a step closer

New York: Researchers have crystallised and determined the 3D structure of a protein that could help them develop new treatments by understanding nicotine's molecular...
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Kiran Rao voices concern over internet addiction among kids

Filmmaker Kiran Rao is concerned about internet addiction among children and feels it is the responsibility of parents to judge how much time the...

Internet addiction may lead to depression, anxiety

New Delhi: Excessive use of internet may significantly increase the risk of mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, especially among college-going students,...

Identified: Gene that can cure your coffee addiction

Researchers have identified a gene that appears to curb caffeine consumption, a finding which may explain why some people tend to drink fewer cups...

Exposure to alcohol in adolescents may lead to addiction

New York: Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to get addicted in their early and...

Chronic Pain Increases Risk Of Opioid Addiction

NEW YORK: People with moderate or more severe chronic pain are at 41 per cent higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders, according...

Your social media posts can tell if you’re at booze addiction risk

Washington D.C.: It is challenging to single out students at the risk of boozing problems, but according to a recent study social media can...

Soon, an anti-cocaine vaccine

New Delhi : Cocaine addicts may soon have a "cure" for their unhealthy dependence as a team of Indian-American scientists has developed a vaccine...

Believing you’re food addict affects how much you eat

Washington: The power of our beliefs in guiding our lives is well documented and now, a new study has shed some light on whether...

Beware! Facebook, social media addiction can trigger cocaine-like high

New Delhi: Can spending excessive time on Facebook or other social media be as dangerous as addiction to cocaine or gambling? Well, yes, if researchers...

Diabetes drug may help treat cocaine addiction: study

Washington :A drug approved for use in obese patients and type 2 diabetics may also help treat cocaine dependence, a new study has claimed. The...

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