addiction

Madhya Pradesh: Villagers in Barwani asked to take up organic farming; refrain from drugs, liquor

Madhya Pradesh: Villagers in Barwani asked to take up organic farming; refrain from drugs, liquor

Barwani: Collector Shivraj Singh Verma conducted a choupal in Talwada Buzurg village and advised the villagers to go for organic farming ...Read More

Students want practical help to fight drug addiction instead of Helpline

Students want practical help to fight drug addiction instead of Helpline

Mumbai: "We need practical help-line and not just a toll free number to overcome drug addiction', claimed students of St Xavier's College...Read More

Bhopal: PUBG more addictive than opium, says BJP MLA, demands MP ban

Bhopal: PUBG more addictive than opium, says BJP MLA, demands MP ban

Bhopal: BJP MLA Yashpal Singh Sosidiya has demanded ban on mobile game PUBG in the state. Sisodiya raised the issue through Calling Atten...Read More

Indore: Check selling of tobacco near educational institutes

Indore: Check selling of tobacco near educational institutes

Indore: While educational institutes hold seminars for staying away from addiction and smoking, a lot tobacco shop can be found near thei...Read More

‘Binge-watching your favourite show may make you go bananas’

‘Binge-watching your favourite show may make you go bananas’

Mumbai: Have you been binge-watching your favourite web series — Sacred Games, Lust Stories, Ghoul, Boss Baby and others? Here’s why you ...Read More

Inside the mind of a gambler

Inside the mind of a gambler

Gambling addiction triggers the same areas of the brain as narcotic drugs. So it is also a mental disorder, not a lack of ‘willpower’ fin...Read More

Mumbai: BEST Undertaking aims to help 7,000 employees quit tobacco

Mumbai: BEST Undertaking aims to help 7,000 employees quit tobacco

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking has been conducting out a counselling programme for its employe...Read More

placeholder

Ujjain: Meeting of Patidar Samaj held

The district-level community meeting of women members of the Patidar Samaj was held here at Gawali Palasiya on Sunday in which members de...Read More

Smartphone addiction taking its toll on sleep: Study

Smartphone addiction taking its toll on sleep: Study

London: Most people are responding to messages, looking at social media notifications, reading news or replying to office emails in middl...Read More

‘Udta Punjab’ to be screened for AIIMs doctors

‘Udta Punjab’ to be screened for AIIMs doctors

New Delhi : Authorities at National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), AIIMS are mulling screening Hindi film ‘Udta Punjab’ on the...Read More

Certain genes can make you more prone to addiction

Certain genes can make you more prone to addiction

New York: Why do some people who kick a drug habit manage to stay clean, while others relapse? Why do some families seem more prone to ad...Read More

There is no ‘Tomorrow’, Just Do it!

There is no ‘Tomorrow’, Just Do it!

Everyday can be a New Year resolution day to de-addict oneself; one certainly need not wait counting the days and months to do it. Where ...Read More

placeholder

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 claim...Read More

Marijuana may not  be the ‘gateway’ drug

Marijuana may not be the ‘gateway’ drug

London: Contradicting the common belief that weed is a gateway drug, a researcher has claimed that smoking pot does not necessarily cause...Read More

placeholder

People undergoing addiction treatment more likely to smoke

New York : People undergoing treatment for drugs and alcohol addiction around the world use tobacco at two to three times the rate of peo...Read More

Battling addiction? Get  sober with this ‘social’ app

Battling addiction? Get sober with this ‘social’ app

New York : If you are struggling with alcoholism or other forms of addictions, here comes a smartphone app that aims to help by connectin...Read More

placeholder

Porn viewing not harmful as other addictions

New York : Watching porn is not an addiction like substance abuse and viewers do not elicit the same neurological responses as other addi...Read More

Demi Lovato hit ‘other rock bottoms’ in rehab

Demi Lovato hit ‘other rock bottoms’ in rehab

Los Angeles: Singer Demi Lovato “hit other rock bottoms” after going to rehab in 2010 and says she still has to remind herself every day ...Read More

Now, an app to de-addict you from smartphone

Now, an app to de-addict you from smartphone

 Can’t put your iPhone away for long? Here comes an app that can help you de-addict from your smartphone, freeing up more time for you to...Read More

Free Press Journal

www.freepressjournal.in