alcohol addiction

Alcoholism nearly cost Cicinho his career


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IANS) Former Brazil defender Cicinho has admitted his alcohol addiction almost cost him his career in football.The 32-year-old, now playing with Brazilian Serie A ... Read more...

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Researchers measure addiction to Facebook


May 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, May 8 (IANS) Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict? Researchers from Norway have developed a new tool to measure this phenomenon -- the ... Read more...

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Rodney King is under house arrest for reckless driving


February 29th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rodney King accepted a plea bargain that saw him avoid going to jail for reckless driving. He pleaded guilty and was given 20 days home detention ... Read more...

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Josh Hamilton meets doctors after apologizing for his alcohol addiction


February 8th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Worth, Texas, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rangers player Josh Hamilton has met with doctors almost a week after he publicly apologized for alcohol addiction. Reports say Hamilton met with the doctors ... Read more...

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Dutch pitch invader sentenced to six months imprisonment


December 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Dec 30 (IANS) A Dutch fan who attacked AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper Esteban was sentenced by the magistrate in Amsterdam to six months imprisonment -- of which two months ... Read more...

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I’m proud of Sarah Harding: Kimberley Walsh


November 30th, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Singer Kimberley Walsh is "proud" of her Girls Aloud bandmate Sarah Harding for going to rehab.Harding recently checked out from a rehabilitation center in Utah, ... Read more...

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Sarah Harding is doing good: Nicola Roberts


November 25th, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Nicola Roberts says her Girls Aloud bandmate Sarah Harding was doing good following her stint in rehab for depression and alcohol addiction.The 26-year-old is in ... Read more...

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Sarah Harding completes rehab stint


November 14th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding has completed her rehab treatment.The pop star spent eight weeks in a clinic to address depression and alcohol addiction issues following ... Read more...

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Harding back with beau?


November 10th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) "Girls Aloud" star Sarah Harding has reportedly rekindled her relationship with DJ Tom Crane after calling off their engagement in September.Crane flew to the US to ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole visits Harding in rehab


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has visited her Girls Aloud bandmate Sarah Harding in rehab after becoming "really concerned" about her.Harding checked into an American treatment facility in ... Read more...

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Harding checks into rehab


October 13th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Singer Sarah Harding has checked into a rehab centre to treat depression and alcohol addiction.The Girls Aloud singer is struggling to deal with the break-up with ... Read more...

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Mark Owen prefers chocolate to alcohol


July 4th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Singer Mark Owen prefers eating chocolate rather than going out for drinking after performing with pop group Take That.Owen gave up drinking last year after confessing ... Read more...

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Alcoholic in family ‘inspires’ kin to follow suit


May 24th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) It has always been said, but now there is research to back it. People who have a close relative with alcohol problems run an increased risk ... Read more...

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Sambora quits Bon Jovi tour to enter rehab


April 30th, 2011 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Guitarist Richie Sambora is opting out of upcoming Bon Jovi tour to re-enter rehabilitation centre.Sambora's bandmates will resume the Bon Jovi Live trek in New ... Read more...

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Chris Klein all set to star in ‘American Pie’ movie


April 19th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rep of Chris Klein has confirmed to the US Weekly Magazine that the actor would be playing in the role of another “American Pie.” The ... Read more...

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My daughters’ love saved me from alcohol addiction: David Hasselhoff


April 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): David Hasselhoff has admitted that he began drinking to cope with stress and loneliness, but his daughters' love saved him from the addiction.Hasselhoff, who has two daughters, ... Read more...

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Scientist recommends regimen of drugs for treating gambling addicts


April 12th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A psychiatrist has suggested that gambling addicts could be treated with a wide range of drugs to rid them of the disorder.Pathological gambling addiction, like any other addiction, ... Read more...

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Diabetes or lipid-lowering medications may help treat addiction


April 6th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Two recent studies have suggested that diabetes or lipid-lowering medications may play roles in the treatment of nicotine and alcohol addiction by acting in the brain.Thiazolidinediones (TZDs) are ... Read more...

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Alcohol addiction more likely among those it peps up


April 5th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Alcohol cheers some people while it pushes others into depression. This could predict who is likely to have a problem with drinks - those who get ... Read more...

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Martin Sheen says that Charlie Sheen is ‘emotionally crippled’


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Martin Sheen sees very little hope for his troubled son, Charlie Sheen. Martin recently said he believes his son is ‘emotionally crippled’ due mainly to his ... Read more...

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Australia faces underage alcohol addicts


February 12th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) Kids as young as 10 years in Australia are undergoing treatment for alcohol addiction, while five teenagers and young people die each week in incidents related to heavy ... Read more...

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10 yr-olds seek rehab for alcohol addiction in Australia


February 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Children as young as 10 are seeking treatment for alcohol addiction in Australia, it has emerged.Five Oz teens and youths die a week in incidents tied to binge ... Read more...

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David Arquette checks out of rehab


January 31st, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 31 (ANI): 'Scream' actor David Arquette has checked out of rehab a month after entering a facility for help with alcohol addiction and other issues."He has completed treatment," the ... Read more...

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Drunken video brought me closer to kids: Hasselhoff


January 29th, 2011 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Actor David Hasselhoff has revealed that his infamous drunken video tape has helped him come closer to his daughters.The "Baywatch" star hit headlines in 2007 when a film ... Read more...

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Arquette ‘was in a lot of pain’ before checking into rehab


January 5th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 5 (ANI): 'Scream' director Wes Craven has revealed that actor David Arquette was "in a lot of pain" before checking into rehab.Craven told EW.com about working with Arquette and ... Read more...

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Tobacco battle helped Gwyneth Paltrow play alcoholic in new movie


December 21st, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that her own struggle with tobacco addiction helped her play an alcoholic in new movie 'Country Strong'.In the acclaimed new film, the Oscar-winning actress ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato is ‘not in treatment’ for drug or booze addiction


November 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Demi Lovato's spokesperson has denied claims that the actress is seeking help for problems related to drugs and alcohol."Demi Lovato is not in treatment for drug or alcohol ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato not in rehab for drug issues, says her rep


November 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) A representative of singer-actress Demi Lovato has rubbished reports that she is in a rehab for drug dependency issues.The 18-year-old star pulled out of the Jonas Brothers' South ... Read more...

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Ex-Proteas opener Gibbs was a loner, claims Coach Arthur


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.3 (ANI): Former South African cricket team coach Mickey Arthur has described opener Herschelle Gibbs as somewhat of a loner after he criticised the power set-up under him.Reacting to comments in ... Read more...

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New Study: Alcohol More Dangerous Than Heroin, Crack


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that the effects of alcohol addiction on society, places it at the top of the twenty most “harmful substances” list, even higher than illegal ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan Worried About Her Fashion Label


October 25th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lindsay Lohan’s long wait to get out of the rehab stay has been further lengthened on October 22, when she was ordered by the court to ... Read more...

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It’s official: Ozzy Osbourne is a Neanderthal


October 25th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Ozzy Osbourne is a descendant of a Neanderthal man, according to researchers who have studied the singer's DNA.The researchers discovered that the star shares some DNA with the ... Read more...

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Compound used to treat nicotine addiction may also fight alcoholism


October 24th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that a plant-derived compound that is used to treat nicotine addiction also has significant effects against alcohol addiction.Scientists from South Dakota State University ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood’s renewed sobriety boosts his friendship with Mick Jagger


September 29th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, sep 29 (ANI): Ronnie Wood admits his relationship with Rolling Stones bandmate Mick Jagger has blossomed since he quit booze earlier this year (10).The guitarist has enjoyed a turbulent two ... Read more...

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Gazza’s latest addiction - an iPad computer game


September 21st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): Footie legend Paul Gascoigne has a new addiction - an iPad computer game -'Angry Birds'. The player, who is currently fighting alcohol addiction, was so taken in with ... Read more...

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