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Tales of Sobriety

When celebrities share their success stories in battling alcohol addiction, the common man too is enthused to follow in their footsteps

12 Jan 2021 6:00 PM

This is the right time to ban alcohol forever

A country that claims Mahatma Gandhi as the Father of the Nation should relinquish liquor in toto.

21 Apr 2020 11:44 PM

WHO could identify online shopping as addictive disorder by 2024: Gartner

By 2023, up to 30 per cent of world news and video content will be authenticated to counter deepfake technology, the report said.

05 Nov 2019 1:46 PM

Curing anxiety through digital apps causes addiction

Spirituality apps are inducing addiction than relieve stress, scholars argue.

04 Nov 2019 9:54 AM

Your personality can influence your addiction to dating apps

While dating apps encourage socialising, excessive use can be problematic.

12 Aug 2019 3:43 PM


Family of 35-yr-old man ties him with chains to stop his drug addiction

According to Jasbeer's family, there are more than 40 men in their village taking drugs.

29 Jul 2019 11:40 AM

Heroine users don’t like to be termed ‘addicts’

Heroin users don't like to be called addicts: Study.

22 Jul 2019 11:12 AM

In a first, Punjab hospital opens mobile de-addiction centre

The centre is being run by a team of 7 members, including a psychiatrist, 2 pharmacists and 3 councillors.

12 Jul 2019 1:58 PM

Kratom: Herbal supplement not safe to treat pain and addiction

Is herbal supplement, Kratom, safe to treat addiction and pain?

10 Jul 2019 10:03 AM

Classifying addiction as a disease discourages users from seeking help

Message that addiction is a disease makes substance users less likely to seek help.

30 May 2019 11:25 AM


Social media addiction can result from stress

Stress leads to pathological Facebook addiction: Study.

29 May 2019 8:00 PM

Cannabis can affect your performance at work

Cannabis use linked to cognitive abnormalities, impairments in working memory: study.

27 May 2019 10:59 AM

Coffee lovers more sensitive to its odour

Coffee addicts are more sensitive to the smell of coffee.

14 May 2019 5:42 PM

10 arrested for playing PUBG; company promises time limits for under-aged players

The arrests included six college students.

15 Mar 2019 1:13 PM

Technology's battle for our attention

The aim is to expose the user to partner advertisements and better understand his tastes and habits.

07 Mar 2019 11:12 AM


BAN PUBG: After demands for ban in India, PUBG promises new path

PUBG has considered the issue and has issued an official statement to help better the unfortunate situation.

19 Feb 2019 10:23 AM

Privileged abuse of opioids

Denial of pain relief to the less developed countries needlessly.

01 Feb 2019 8:43 PM

Sex addiction more common than previously thought with 1 in 10 men struggling with it

Researchers found that number of people unable to control an urge to have sex may be increasing.

11 Nov 2018 6:54 PM

Sex hormone oestrogen makes women more likely to become addicted to cannabis

Even as men are more likely to try it and take heavy doses due to testosterone; cannabis may quickly become a habit in case of women.

30 Oct 2018 1:13 PM

26-year-old man from Bengaluru found to be suffering from Netflix addiction

Binge watching shows caused disturbance to his sleep patterns along with strain to eyes and fatigue.

09 Oct 2018 7:22 PM