alcohol addiction

Chris Klein Pleads No Contest To DUI Charge


September 7th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'American Pie' star Chris Klein has pleaded no contest to the DUI charge on Friday. He has already served 96 hours in jail and spent two ... Read more...

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Chris Klein says Sorry about DUI


September 4th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Chris Klein pleaded guilty to one count of DUI and he was sentenced to 96 hours of jail time after he apologized for his misdemeanors. ... Read more...

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Take That ban alcohol on tour


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Members of the English pop band Take That have decided to ban backstage booze when they start their tour in 2011.The band has an epic 54-date tour ... Read more...

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Janice Dickinson, Rachel Uchitel join Celebrity Rehab


July 20th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Janice Dickinson has joined this season's edition of the Celebrity Rehab.The show contains a host of celebrities including one of the alleged mistresses of the infamous ... Read more...

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Researchers To Map Ozzy Osbourne’s DNA


July 1st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey St. Louis, July 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, Jon Armstrong, the chief marketing officer of Cofactor Genomics, a St. Louis based genetics firm revealed to media sources that Ozzy Osbourne ... Read more...

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Chris Klein checks into rehab to get rid of alcohol addiction


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Chris Klein has checked into a rehab in Utah to get over his alcohol problem.The "American Pie" star has enrolled in a 30-day programme after his arrest for ... Read more...

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Ted Koppel’s Son’s Death Linked To Alcohol And Drug Overdose


June 20th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Medical examiners confirmed on Friday that the death of former ABC reporter Ted Koppel's son Andrew Koppel was due to an overdose of alcohol and drugs. ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood thanks girlfriend for sobriety


May 27th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Rocker Ronnie Wood has credited his new girlfriend for his 60 days of sobriety.The guitarist, who has endured a hard battle with alcohol addiction and entered a rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Tudors Star Rhys Meyers Heads Back to Rehab-Again


May 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnathan Rhys Meyers is on his way back to rehab, to be treated for alcohol addiction. According to 'People' Magazine, a source who is close to the ... Read more...

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‘The Tudors’ Star Jonathan Rhys Meyers Headed For Rehab Again


May 21st, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonathan Rhys Meyers, the actors who is known for 'The Tudors' is coming back to London for treating his alcohol addiction. This has been confirmed by ... Read more...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers ’seeking treatment for alcohol addiction’


May 20th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Jonathan Rhys Meyers has decided to check into a rehab to get over his alcohol addiction, according to U.S. reports.The actor is said to have number of ... Read more...

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Potential target for drugs to combat alcohol addiction identified


May 13th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new research has helped researchers identify potential target for drugs to combat alcohol addiction.A team at The Scripps Research Institute has found decisive evidence that a specific ... Read more...

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Jodie Sweetin’s Troubled Second Matrimony Winds Up


April 24th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jodie Sweetin has, on the record, called it quits after three years of her second matrimony.Sweetin, widely recognized as Stephanie Tanner in the ... Read more...

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Nobody scrutinised Humphrey Bogart: Hasselhoff says of his alcohol addiction


April 24th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): David Hasselhoff is so tired of the attention being paid to his alcohol related problems that he said in the olden days getting drunk used to be "normal" ... Read more...

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Tanning Addiction Linked With Substance Abuse Possibilities


April 21st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study had revealed that people who are addicted to artificial tanning may have a penchant for substance abuse. It does not say with absolute ... Read more...

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‘Buffy’ star Nicholas Brendon charged with battery against a police officer


April 10th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Apr 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Buffy’ star Nicolas Brendon has been charged on one count each of battery against a police officer and even vandalism. He had been arrested in Venice ... Read more...

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Mark Owen’s wife ‘ready to forgive him for kids’ sake’


March 15th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 15 (ANI): Mark Owen's estranged wife Emma is ready to reunite with the singer for the sake of their two kids, it has emerged.The Take That star and Emma are ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen hires MJ’s former lawyer


March 15th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Charlie Sheen has reportedly recruited a new lawyer, who has worked for Michael Jackson in the past, to defend him in domestic violence case against his wife.According ... Read more...

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Mark Owen admits decade long struggle with booze


March 13th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): Mark Owen has confessed he has been battling alcohol addiction for at least a decade.The Take That singer, who apologised for cheating on his wife Emma with as ... Read more...

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Brain mechanism offers insight into alcohol cravings and relapse


March 11th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): US researchers have provided an insight into the molecular mechanisms associated with addiction and relapse.Published by Cell Press in the March 11 issue of the journal Neuron, ... Read more...

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Ronnie Woods’ friends help him stay sober


March 9th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood's celebrity friends are leaving no stone unturned to help their pal overcome his alcohol addiction. Femalefirst.co.uk reports that Sir Elton John, Rod Stewart and ... Read more...

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Ohio State Penitentiary Inmate’s Execution Withheld Due To ODs


March 9th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ohio State Penitentiary inmate Lawrence Reynolds Jr. (43), who was supposed to meet his execution, was reportedly found unconscious at around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday at ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood’s ex Jo feared he would ‘drop dead due to drinking’


February 9th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Despite their break-up, Ronnie Wood's ex-wife Jo is still concerned about the rocker and has revealed that she spent years fearing her partner would 'drop dead because of ... Read more...

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Rip Torn Will Move To Rehab For Treating Alcohol Addiction


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Connecticut, Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American actor Rip Torn, who had been honored with the Emmy Award for his incredible acting, is heading to a rehab. As per the sources, ... Read more...

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Stress hormone key to alcohol dependence found


January 26th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A specific stress hormone, the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), is key to the development and maintenance of alcohol dependence in animal models, say scientists from The Scripps Research Institute.Chemically ... Read more...

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Rolling Stones blast ‘touring sans Ronnie Wood’ claims


January 6th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Brit rock band The Rolling Stones have blasted rumours that they are planning to tour this year without guitarist Ronnie Wood, insisting that there are no gigs planned ... Read more...

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Unemployment ‘drives youngsters to drugs’


January 4th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study suggests that young people without jobs often have the risk of poor health throughout their lives, with one out of ten blaming drug or alcohol ... Read more...

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Rolling Stones to tour without Ronnie Wood?


December 21st, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) English rock band The Rolling Stones are reportedly planning to drop guitarist Ronnie Wood from a possible 2010 tour unless the musician can fully kick his alcohol addiction. The ... Read more...

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Alcohol cheaper than water in UK!


December 20th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): Alcohol is cheaper than water at some supermarkets in Britain.Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury's have marked the price of beer at 5p per 100ml, while 100ml brand-name ... Read more...

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Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood arrested


December 3rd, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has been arrested on suspicion of assault, Surrey police have confirmed the news. However he was released on bail after ... Read more...

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Swayze was romantic superstar with charm, swagger (Obituary)


September 15th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, Sep 15 (DPA) Patrick Swayze, whose smashing success in the 1987 movie "Dirty Dancing" turned him into a romantic and rebellious icon for millions of young American women ... Read more...

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‘Addiction gene’ puts white women at high risk of becoming drug, booze addicts


September 1st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Scientists at Yale University have identified an 'addiction gene' that puts white women at high risk of drink or drug abuse.The finding paves way for a DNA test ... Read more...

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New discovery to pave way for novel treatments of alcohol dependence


July 1st, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Scientists have identified a brain mechanism linked with alcohol addiction that involves the stomach hormone ghrelin, a discovery that may lead to new therapies for addictions like alcohol ... Read more...

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Booze is killing Winehouse, say her parents


June 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's parents fear their daughter's alcohol addiction may take a deadly toll on her health.Mitch and Janis Winehouse revealed they had tried every trick in the ... Read more...

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How drug-or-alcohol addiction tricks the brain


May 29th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): The brain's pleasure center gets hijacked when someone becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol. This, in turn, disrupts the normal functioning of its reward circuitry.Now, researchers investigating ... Read more...

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