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Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019
news about Addiction
Jul 16, 2019 00:46
Between January and July 15, 2019, around 925 cases came to the centre out of which around 20 per cent were found to be mobile addicts. read more
Jun 26, 2019 12:04
Dr Shailendra Singh Chaudhary, associate professor, social and preventive medicine at SN Medical College of Agra clarified that drug abuse and addiction were two different conditions. read more
Jun 26, 2019 11:41
Suicides due to drug and alcohol addiction in those below 18 years of age were also reported with 64 such cases occurring across the country in 2015. read more
Feb 05, 2019 13:50
The DCPCR also listed the games that it considered “violent”. “Some violent games which are available on IOS, Android platforms and console platform are PUBG, Fortnite, Grand Theft Auto series, God of War, Hitman series, Plague Inc and Pokemon. read more
Jan 27, 2019 12:30
If you haven’t decided on what your New Year resolution will be then following a ‘tech diet’ could be one. read more
Oct 08, 2018 20:14
Bengaluru-based Nimhans got its first case of Netflix addiction. The solution is to offset the imbalance that addiction to gadgets has introduced into your life read more
Sep 12, 2018 12:44
Repeated binge drinking was found to significantly alter molecular pathways in the nucleus accumbens — a region of the brain linked to addiction. While in females, the genes linked to hormone signalling and immune function are altered, in males, the... read more
Sep 09, 2018 14:32
The Hmong have grown and smoked opium as a medicine – and as recreation – for generations. read more
Aug 31, 2018 10:37
In the study, the researchers observed that the chemical compound showed the same level of pain relief as an opioid, but at a 100-times lower dose than morphine. read more
Jun 26, 2018 10:40
It is due to molecular mechanisms including lower levels of a protein in the brain that addicts take to alcohol. read more
May 28, 2018 17:07
Aerobic exercise is not just an excellent form of cardio. A new study shows that it can also impact the brain in ways that may support treatment and prevention strategies for addiction. read more
Apr 16, 2018 18:58
Smoking into your middle age could lead to many heart complications, suggests a new study. Current smokers were nearly three times more likely to be hospitalised for heart failure, while current smokers who smoked a pack or more a day were over three... read more
Apr 14, 2018 20:10
There’s a reason you can’t ignore your smartphone. New studies show that the pings are tapping into ancient neural impulses that once alerted humans to a likely predator attack. read more
Apr 03, 2018 11:50
Two new studies find evidence that marijuana legalisation may reduce the prescribing of opioids. Over-prescribing is considered a key factor in the opioid epidemic. read more