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drug addiction

Afghanistan struggles with meth, opium addiction

Meth boom adds to Afghanistan's opium and heroin woes.

20 Dec 2019 11:53 AM

Mindful body awareness training helps addicts in self-care

Mindful body awareness training helps prevent drug relapse: Study.

17 Apr 2019 11:40 AM

Understanding impact of childhood stress

Excessive stress during fetal development or early childhood can have long-term consequences for the brain.

05 Nov 2018 3:08 PM

Despite crisis, most patients want to take opioids after surgery

While opioids may effectively relieve pain after surgeries and procedures, they may not be the best option in all cases.

16 Oct 2018 12:31 PM

Trump urges nations to work together to combat drug problem

India is among the early co-hosts of the meeting organised by the US on counter-narcotics that is supported by nearly 130 UN member states.

25 Sep 2018 12:15 PM


Study uncovers method to treat cocaine abuse

Researchers tested the effects of a synthetic bile acid drug called obeticholic acid.

03 Sep 2018 1:25 PM

Scientists discover non-addictive painkiller

New chemical compound is found to be safe and non-addictive.

31 Aug 2018 9:41 AM

Routine screening can prevent opioid use

The study highlighted one of the many dire consequences of the opioid epidemic.

16 Jul 2018 11:28 AM

Don't call off marriages over trivial issues, says Goa Governor to students

Sinha administered the pledge during her address at the 30th annual convocation of Goa University.

07 Jul 2018 6:34 PM

'Shooting gallery' helps addicts in Europe's richest country

The question is why Luxembourg has so many drug addicts

07 May 2018 5:19 PM


New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

The U.S. is estimated to consume roughly 30 percent of all opioids used worldwide.

19 Apr 2018 8:33 PM

Cause and effect: the US opioid crisis explained

Find out how the opioid crisis is different from crack or heroin.

08 Apr 2018 1:04 PM

Ohio accuses drug distributors of helping fuel opioid epidemic

Opioids were involved in more than 42,000 overdose deaths in the US in 2016.

28 Feb 2018 1:26 PM

Jilted lover barges into house, stabs fiancee

With the help of locals, Lucky was handed over to the police. The family charged that Lucky was threatening Parvati since January.

26 Feb 2018 1:17 AM

J&K: Police drug de-addiction and rehab centre cures 94 per cent people

The doctor, Gurmeet Kour says 219 of the indoor patients were addicted to poly drug abuse like heroin, while 59 were alcoholics.

10 Dec 2017 1:19 PM


‘Take all their excuses away’: Hard cases in heroin fight

Nobody knows the best way to measure success in the fight against addiction.

05 Dec 2017 5:18 PM

Now, painkillers that could reduce overdose risk

Find out more.

17 Nov 2017 10:00 AM

Colourful portraits show faces of New Hampshire drug crisis

More than 80 paintings are on display featuring the faces of the state's opioid epidemic.

16 Aug 2017 3:10 PM

Doctors at heart of US opioid crisis

Doctors in the United States prescribe more opioids than in any other country.

10 Aug 2017 8:19 PM

Homeless and on heroin, but turned away from treatment

The consequences can often be deadly.

04 Aug 2017 12:42 PM