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After selling two crore tablets, Haryana chemist on the run


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) A chemist in Haryana's Sirsa town is on the run after drug control authorities in the state found that he had allegedly sold over two crore ... Read more...

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My son is doing well: Sharon Osbourne


August 4th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Reality TV star Sharon Osbourne says her son Jack Osbourne is doing "really, really well" in his battle against multiple sclerosis.The 59-year-old insists the 26-year-old Jack, ... Read more...

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Court bans clip of Russians drinking


April 17th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region has banned a video compilation of drunken Russians, terming it extremist material that "denigrates the honour of the Russian ... Read more...

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Sex-deprived fruit flies use alcohol to cope


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Sex-deprived fruit flies are more likely to ingest alcohol, while just-mated ones are more likely to take a pass on the booze, a new study suggests.The ... Read more...

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LSD lowers relapse among alcoholics


March 9th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 9 (IANS) A single dose of psychedelic drug LSD helped heavy alcoholics cope with the after-effects while lowering the possibility of a relapse, according to several studies.The results ... Read more...

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Pill that makes people drink less alcohol


March 6th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A pill that makes alcoholics want to drink less has been developed by scientists for the first time, The Telegraph reported Tuesday.The drug is thought to ... Read more...

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One in five Russian teenagers is depressed


February 14th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 20 percent of teenagers in Russia suffer from depression compared to the Western European average of five percent, the Unicef has said.Alcohol and drug ... Read more...

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Is alcoholism in your genes?


November 25th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Scientists have found that people may be genetically inclined to becoming alcoholics at birth.Researchers studying the brainwaves of problem drinkers have discovered a gene which may ... Read more...

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Found! Gene that make alcoholics relapse!


November 16th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Scientists have identified a particular variant of a gene that plays spoiltsport in people's recovery from alcoholism, besides subjecting them to 10 times higher risk of ... Read more...

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Alcoholism gripping doctors, lawyers in Britain!


November 14th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A rising number of lawyers, doctors, dentists and vets in Britain are turning "functioning alcoholics", experts have warned.Addiction specialists have given them the "functioning alcoholics" label ... Read more...

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Russian aide admits affair with British MP


October 20th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 26-year-old woman facing charges of spying for Russia has admitted to a four-year affair with a British parliamentarian who employed her but denied spying.Katia ... Read more...

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NGOs oppose direct cash transfer to poor families


May 19th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Various civil society groups and NGOs Thursday came together to oppose the Delhi government's plan to give cash instead of ration to the city's poor ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta Jones ‘received treatment for manic depression’


April 14th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): It has emerged that Catherine Zeta-Jones recently sought treatment for manic depression over the stress of husband Michael Douglas's battle against cancer."After dealing with the stress of the ... Read more...

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New help in abstaining from alcohol


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Alcoholism is a tough addiction to kick. But new research is trying to devise ways to turn around the attraction to alcohol into avoidance behaviour.Heavy drinkers ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen planning to go to work despite show’s cancellation


February 26th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Charlie Sheen is planning to show up for work despite CBS' decision to pull the plug on 'Two and a Half Men' this season.Sheen took to the airwaves ... Read more...

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Upset producer halts Charlie Sheen’s TV show


February 25th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) The makers of "Two And A Half Men" has stopped the production of the hit TV show after its lead actor Charlie Sheen lambasted the show's creator ... Read more...

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Liking for sweetness might help alcoholics kick the habit


February 13th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Alcoholics who have a sweet tooth are more likely to kick the habit using a common drug treatment, according to a new study.Naltrexone, a drug that blocks ... Read more...

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Joan Rivers Denies Speculations About Using Tabitha Taylor As Body Double


February 8th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joan Rivers' Go Daddy Super Bowl commercial has received much attention after Billy Rush (host of a reputed network) claimed that the company used sultry model ... Read more...

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Helping others helps alcoholics become and stay sober


January 29th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A researcher from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine reports that participating in community service activities and helping others is not just good for the soul; it ... Read more...

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Lindsay getting financial support from father


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Michael Lohan is giving financial support to troubled daughter Lindsay following her release from the rehabilitation centre.Lindsay was recently released from the Betty Ford rehabilitation clinic in California ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s Father Claims Her Daughter Is Back At Her Best


January 19th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Troubled American actress and pop singer Lindsay Lohan has returned home after a troubled 2010. The 24-year old is now enjoying her stay with home and has got support from ... Read more...

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Lindsay has changed, I’m proud of her: Michael Lohan


January 19th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's father is convinced that his daughter has changed after completing her rehab stint.The 24-year-old star completed her court-ordered rehab stay earlier this month and ... Read more...

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A vaccine that gives you hangover to help quit liquor!


January 9th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) A vaccine that helps alcoholics kick the habit by triggering a terrible hangover is undergoing animal trials. The vaccine would increase nausea, accelerate heartbeats, induce sweating and a ... Read more...

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Troubled Mel Gibson’s Movie, ‘The Beaver’, Is Scheduled To Release In March 2011


December 17th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The new film, ‘The Beaver’, of the 54-year-old Mel Gibson, is expected to be discharged in March 2011, as per the reports of the industry ... Read more...

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Boozy footbath won’t get you drunk


December 15th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A new research has exploded the Danish urban myth that it is possible to get drunk by submerging your feet in alcohol.The authors, led by Dr Peter Lommer ... Read more...

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Why is a Goan Pedro always a drunkard, asks filmmaker


December 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) A Goan filmmaker will now tap the doors of the archbishop, asking him to examine the stereotypical portrayal of Catholics in Bollywood cinema.Rajendra Talak, whose film "O ... Read more...

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You can’t resist adultery by deleting Facebook accounts, says Minister


November 20th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Pastor Cedric Miller had recently advised that some people should stay away from Facebook because the social media site leads Christians into the 'temptation' to commit adultery. ... Read more...

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Kiwi docs ask alcoholics to keep boozing!


November 7th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 07 (ANI): Doctors in New Zealand are telling the alcoholics to continue boozing as they do not have enough acute detoxification beds to help them get rid of the condition.A ... Read more...

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Heavy drinkers cut intake over time, but still drink more than average adult


October 31st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that heavy drinkers may reduce the amount of alcohol they consume over a period of years but are not likely to go down ... Read more...

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Gene that makes you drunk quickly pinpointed


October 20th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) A gene that controls how quickly drink goes to your head has been identified by scientists.The gene, CYP2E1, provides the coded instructions for making an enzyme that ... Read more...

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Why men are twice as likely to become alcoholics


October 20th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Men are twice as likely as women to become alcoholics and now scientists believe they know why. They found that consuming beer and wine on a night out ... Read more...

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LiLo’s talent should be weighed ‘very heavily’: ‘Inferno’ producer


September 21st, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 21 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's talent should not be discounted and could help her triumph like formerly addicted star Robert Downey Jr, according to 'Inferno' producer Chris Hanley.The producer ... Read more...

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LiLo ‘choosing AA over nightclubs’ after failed drug tests


September 19th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 19 (ANI): If sources are to be believed, then Lindsay Lohan is struggling to bounce back from her failed drug tests.The star is now choosing Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) over ... Read more...

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Socially active live longer than loners


September 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Your friends might help you live longer without your knowing it. A new study says that those surrounded by family and friends are 50 percent less likely to ... Read more...

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Live longer with three glasses of alcohol


September 9th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Three glasses of alcohol a day will help you live longer, according to a study. The 20-year study reveals men and women who drink moderately are more likely to ... Read more...

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