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‘X Factor’ host Dermot O’Leary gets sky high with Posh


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Victoria Beckham recently gave 'X Factor' host Dermot O'Leary an Ambien sleeping pill on a flight to Los Angeles-the addictive drug used by Tiger Woods and mistress ... Read more...

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Tobacco in candy form can lead to accidental poisoning in kids: Study


April 19th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A study has found that a tobacco company's new, dissolvable nicotine pellet, which resembles popular candies, could lead to accidental nicotine poisoning in children.According to the study from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nassau County, NY authorities unveil heroin enforcement initiative


February 12th, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by BNO News
MINEOLA, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Significant heroin enforcement initiatives were unveiled by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey in a press conference in Mineola, New York on ... Read more...

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Brit kids as young as 10 being treated for cocaine addiction


December 24th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): Children as young as ten are getting addicted to cocaine, according to reports.In the last three years, there has been 65 percent increase in the number of kids ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘herbal’ cigarettes no safer than regular ones


December 4th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Chinese "herbal" cigarettes, combining herbs with tobacco, are no safer than regular cigarettes and are just as addictive, says a new study. "We hope our findings will help to ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘herbal’ ciggies as unhealthy as regular ones


December 4th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new American study has found that smoking Chinese "herbal" cigarettes, which contain a mix of tobacco and medicinal herbs, is just as unhealthy as regular cigarettes.A team ... Read more...

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Agassi recalls hitting a `big wall’ after being on a tennis roll for two years


November 9th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.9 (ANI): Tennis star Andre Agassi was clearly on a roll till the 1995 U.S. Open final, and then found that himself hitting what he called a great wall.He ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Anna Nicole’s ex Howard K Stern to be tried in court


November 1st, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Californian judge has ordered Anna Nicole’s ex Howard K Stern to stand for trial along with the two doctors too who played a part ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Agassi likely to avoid retrospective punishment over drug use admission


October 30th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): The World Anti-Doping Agency and the International Tennis Federation have criticised tennis golden boy Andre Agassi for his admission that he took drugs, but the eight-time Grand Slam ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Agassi admits using drugs in his memoir


October 28th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Eight time Grand Slam winner and one of the finest tennis players, Andre Agassi, has made a sensational confession that he lied to tennis authorities about his use ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas’ son arrested


August 4th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Hollywood star Michael Douglas' son Cameron has been arrested for the possession of methamphetamine, an addictive drug, with intent to distribute. The 31-year-old was taken into custody by federal ... Read more...

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Hallucinogen used in shamanic rituals linked to hyperactivity


February 13th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) A hallucinogenic compound found in a plant native to South America and used in shamanic rituals regulates a mysterious protein that is possibly linked with hyperactivity. The finding ... Read more...

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Bush’’s drugs tzar blasts actors, models for glamorising cocaine use


September 12th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Cocaine use is being glamorized by models and actors, according to George W Bush''s drugs tsar, who warns that the effect is encouraging young middle class professionals ... Read more...

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This is why we get addicted to alcohol


September 10th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Sussex have provided the perfect excuse for downing a drink or two alcohol helps in remembering the good things and forget the ... Read more...

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Actress Helen Mirren tells of drug-taking at 1980s parties


September 1st, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (DPA) Oscar-winning British actress Helen Mirren has admitted in a frank interview that she used to "love cocaine" when she was in her 30s but kicked the habit when ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni defends albums sexually charged lyrics


August 9th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy''s pop star wife Carla Bruni has hit back at critics who have panned sexually charged lyrics of her new album.Conservatives claim some of ... Read more...

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Researchers suggest new strategy for treating cocaine addiction


April 7th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study in monkeys has suggested a novel strategy for treating cocaine addiction - a replacement drug that mimics the effects of cocaine but has less ... Read more...

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