alcohol problems

Problem teens bashing up parents


February 24th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Domestic violence has got a little bit nastier with a growing number of problem teens abusing and bashing up their parents, a study reveals.Flinders University law ... Read more...

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Help for British war heroes to beat alcoholism


January 9th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Army veterans struggling to get rid of their drinking habit are being given an opportunity to avail free treatment at one of Britain's most prestigious rehabilitation ... Read more...

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New genetic links to impulsive behaviour found


November 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Being impulsive can explain many things -- why we utter things we regret, buy items that we can do without or even develop dangerous addictions. Indeed, ... Read more...

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10-year-old British kids having alcohol problems


October 31st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Thousands of British children as young as 10 are having problems with alcohol, eating, sleeping and bullying, says a government study.The data was collected from more ... 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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Designer John Galliano trial set for June 22


May 13th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Designer John Galliano will reportedly stand trial in Paris June 22 on charges of verbally abusing three people with anti-Semitic and racist slurs on two ... Read more...

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Genetics influence alcohol dependence, brain activity


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a new link between genetic variations associated with alcoholism, impulsive behavior and a region of the brain involved in craving and anxiety.The results suggest that ... Read more...

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Medication for alcohol dependence ‘works best in some people’


March 17th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): A new study has found that naltrexone (Revia), one of the only medications approved for treating people with alcohol abuse problems, might only be effective in women and ... Read more...

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Galliano checks into rehab?


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Fashion designer John Galliano has reportedly checked into a rehab after being urged to seek help by friends Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.The 50-year-old designer, ... Read more...

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Depression increases over time for addiction-prone women


February 19th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study led by University of Michigan Health System researchers has found that unlike alcohol problems and antisocial behavior, depression doesn't decline with age in addiction-prone women ... 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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Charlie Sheen’s number 1 with fans despite scandals


February 10th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 10 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's number 1 with a lot of his fans, despite a series of public disgraces, says a new poll.Sheen's drinking and drug problems may have caused a ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking in late adolescence linked to long-term alcohol problems


February 9th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Reducing drinking during late adolescence is likely to be important for preventing long-term adverse consequences of drinking, as well as protecting against more immediate harms, says a new ... Read more...

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Scottish Singer And Songwriter Gerry Rafferty Dies At 63


January 5th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Highly acclaimed singer and songwriter Gerry Rafferty breathed his last at his home in Dorset, southern England. His representative, Paul Charles confirmed the news to the ... Read more...

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Actor David Arquette checks into rehab


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Actor David Arquette reportedly checked himself into rehab during the new year's weekend, People Magazine reported on Sunday.Arquette, 39, of Winchester, Virginia - who spent his new ... Read more...

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Australian woman jailed for plying son with alcohol


November 4th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 4 (IANS) An Australian woman who plied her five-year-old son with drink was jailed Thursday, a media report said.Kylie Eastwood, 36, appeared at a court in Latrobe city in eastern ... Read more...

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‘British press, complaint against Russia may nix England’s WC 2018 bid chances’


October 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30(ANI): England's prospects of hosting World Cup 2018 has suffered a significant blow due to the British press' recent investigative report into alleged corruption among FIFA's executive committee, a FIFA ... Read more...

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England 2018 World Cup bid team to withdraw FIFA complaint against Russia


October 29th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid team has decided to withdraw a formal complaint to FIFA against the Russian campaign's chief.It comes after Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko apologized for ... Read more...

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Russia brands England ‘primitive’ for its 2018 World Cup bid complaint to FIFA


October 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): A senior Russian football official has described England 2018 World Cup bid as "absolutely primitive" for making a formal complaint to FIFA against the Russian campaign's chief.England had ... Read more...

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England camp furious over Russian WC 2018 soccer bid chief’s derogatory comments


October 27th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27(ANI): England's 2018 World Cup bid has filed a complaint with FIFA after the head of Russia's campaign made derogatory comments about London's crime rate and alcohol problems.Alexei Sorokin, the ... Read more...

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Brit boxer Hatton set to evade legal action over ‘white powder’ snaps


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23(ANI): British boxing champion Ricky Hatton will not face legal action over snaps of him snorting a white powder after police said that they have no evidence to prove the ... Read more...

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Four types of compulsive gamblers identified


October 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has identified four types of compulsive gamblers-a kind of behaviour that damages and harms personal, family and career-related goals.Researchers at the University Hospital of Bellvitge ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood ‘has given up boozing’


October 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Rolling Stone's Ronnie Wood has revealed that his painting and music making have improved after giving up boozing.The veteran rocker, who has fought with alcohol problems in recent ... Read more...

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Stone Temple Pilots forced to suspend tour after Scott Weiland onstage rants


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Houston was the venue of a show by Scott Weiland and his Stone Temple Pilots band on Sunday and the musician is reported to have lost it on ... Read more...

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Boxer Hatton denies having drug, alcohol problems


September 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Boxing legend Ricky Hatton has blamed depression, blackouts and his defeat for the downfall of his career, but denied having drug and alcohol related problems.In an emotional interview ... Read more...

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Youths who drink wine at family meals less likely to become heavy drinkers


August 20th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that youths whose parents allowed them to have alcohol with meals while they were growing up are less likely to develop harmful drinking ... Read more...

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Poor women likely to face three times more violence


August 16th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 16 (IANS) Women living in poorer households are three times more likely to be exposed to physical abuse than other women. Around one in 25 women aged 35-44 is likely to ... Read more...

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New brain study may help predict anxiety, depression in young


August 12th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A new study has pinpointed the brain regions that are relevant to developing childhood anxiety.The findings may lead to new strategies for early detection and treatment of ... Read more...

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O.J. Simpson lawyer Robert Shapiro to represent LiLo


July 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Famous American defense attorney Robert Shapiro, who represented O.J. Simpson, is apparently set to represent 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan, but his plan is not to appeal ... Read more...

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Individuals with alcohol problems find comfort in speaking to clergy


July 15th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new study indicates that individuals find comfort in confessing their alcohol problems to the clergy.University of Michigan Health System and Saint Louis University researchers also found that ... Read more...

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LiLo to serve full 90 days in jail?


July 12th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan might serve full 90 days in jail, thanks to a special program, which inmates get when they are addicted.L.A. County has a program for inmates ... Read more...

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Adriano to meet Roma fans after signing contract


June 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 9 (DPA) Serie A giants Roma were to present Brazilian striker Adriano to fans Wednesday at Rome's Flaminio stadium after he signed a new contract with the team from the ... Read more...

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18-25 year olds show sharpest decline in impulsivity-related alcoholism


June 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): According to a new study, 18-to-25-year olds exhibited the largest declines in impulsivity as well as the sharpest decreases in alcohol consumption.Impulsivity normally decreases during emerging and young ... Read more...

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Why alcohol affects people in very different ways


May 19th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers have found the key that could explain why alcohol affects people in different ways-a receptor gene variant.A genetic variant of a receptor in the brain's reward circuitry ... Read more...

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Psychological problems during childhood create long-term economic losses


May 14th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Childhood psychological disorders could diminish people's ability to work and earn as adults, according to a study.People who suffer from childhood conditions such as depression and substance abuse ... Read more...

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