Drug Addiction

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Drug that can help cocaine users quit, avoid relapse

The drug — N-acetylcysteine — not only made lab rats resist cocaine, but also lowered their rate of relapse.


A mystery, a mobile and a murder: This drug addict’s transformation story is unique

A drug addict receives a cellphone as a birthday present. He is intrigued because he doesn’t know who the sender is.

Mizoram plans to retire cops with alcohol, drug addiction

The issue of alcoholism has been a talking point among senior police officials.


Families of children who died of drug addiction organise candlelight vigil

Parents of the three boys were not happy with the police investigation.


International Day against Drug Abuse: A glimpse into the lives of drug addicts

With the single authority to oversee their welfare, the drug addicts occupy a crack in society and governance and continue to waste away.


Avoid dictatorship at home to save kids from drugs

Parents who are reasonable and set down clear rules are most successful in preventing their children from taking to drugs, a study said.


Experiences leave genetic stamp on brain

Research provides new insights into how experience
might produce long-term brain changes.

UK: Man mistakes crystal meth for health drink,dies after heavy consumption

A 55-year-old man in UK has died after accidentally drinking a massive overdose of liquid crystal meth worth 34,000 pounds,mistaking it for a health drink. Romano Dias from Cambridgeshire,UK was handed a bottle of what appeared to be a fruit-based drink by his daughter,who found it in a package delivered to her home. Dias was […]


People should play proactive role in eradicating social maladies: CM

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday called upon people to play a proactive role in weeding out social maladies like female foeticide,dowry and drug addiction from society

Compound that can block cocaine cravings identified

The compound,proven safe for humans,is undergoing further testing ahead of possible clinical trials.

Drug abuse: Another Punjab study too pegged it at 70%

Even as it is busy shredding to pieces a study,which Congress general secretary quoted while saying that seven out of 10 youth in Punjab do drugs,another report based on a survey done on behalf of the state government in 2009 had also found that drug addiction in the state “could be as high as 70 per cent”.

KFC manager’s murder: Parents of accused woman insist they disowned her long ago

While Sandeep Kaur in Civil Hospital,her husband Deepraj Singh is absconding.


Friend’s death saved my life: Elton John

The singer said his friend’s death played significant role in overcoming his drug addiction.

Freemasonry to find ways to curb drug abuse in Punjab

Considering the high rate of drug abuse in Punjab,Freemasonry has taken up the cause to eradicate drug addiction and plans to hold awareness camps and various initiatives to address the issue.


Snoop Dogg detained at airport for carrying drugs

The rapper was briefly detained at a Norwegian airport for carrying marijuana.