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‘Homeopathy fast becoming preferred mode of treatment in India’


December 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Homeopathy is not a placebo but is effective in treating many serious diseases, including certain kinds of cancer, and costs just one-fifth of allopathic medication, ... Read more...

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Quaid’s addiction almost cost him everything in life


April 13th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Actor Dennis Quaid has revealed that his addiction to drugs almost cost him everything in life."My greatest mistake was being addicted to cocaine. I ... Read more...

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LiLo faces battery charge


January 5th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan, who has checked out of rehab, could be charged with battery for an incident at the Betty Ford Centre.US Sheriff investigators have found that the ... 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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Sean Combs aka Diddy’s record label Bad Boy Entertainment sued for age discrimination


September 4th, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sean Combs who is better known as the rapper Sean ‘Diddy’ has been sued for age discrimination. An inhabitant of New York – Francesca Spero claims ... Read more...

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LiLo ‘to be released from rehab this week’


August 17th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): If sources are to be believed, then Lindsay Lohan will indeed be getting out of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital as early as this week.Sources say that Lohan's ... Read more...

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Anxiety, depression much more common than thought


September 11th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The prevalence of anxiety, depression and drug dependency may be twice as high as the mental health community has been led to believe. Duke University psychologists Terrie Moffitt, Avshalom ... Read more...

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20pct Brits admit being addicted to drugs, says report


July 10th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 10 (ANI): Just weeks after it was reported that the UK has become the cocaine capital of Europe, a new research reveals that a fifth of Britons have admitted to ... Read more...

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Meet the Brit woman whose medicine intake overshadows Michael Jackson’s


July 9th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 9 (ANI): A Brit woman, who suffers from many aliments, is said to be so addicted to prescription drugs that even late King of Pop Michael Jackson's intake pales ... Read more...

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Jackson may have been saved with antidote, says leading Brit doctor


June 28th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): A leading British doctor has said the sad demise of Michael Jackson may have been averted had proper medical procedures been followed. Dr Michael Serpell, leading expert on ... Read more...

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Jacko’s stomach had to be pumped regularly to remove drug cocktails: Ex-nanny


June 28th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
New York, June 28 (ANI): The former nanny of Michael Jackson's children has said the singer's stomach had to be pumped on a regular basis to remove dangerous cocktails of drugs. Grace ... Read more...

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Debt ridden Jackson ‘feared being killed if he didn’t perform London gigs’


June 27th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Michael Jackson was reportedly in constant fear about his mounting debts and worried about his comeback concerts in London, telling friends: "If I don't tour they'll kill ... 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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Betty Ford Still Inspires Women Everywhere


March 18th, 2009 - 12:58 am ICT by GD
Betty Ford was different from all the First Ladies who had gone before her, and those to follow her. She had advocated the women's rights movement even when White House advisors ... Read more...

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Plants and flowers speed post-surgery recovery


December 30th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): It has long been suspected that contact with nature increases positive feelings and provides distraction from the pain associated with recovery from surgery. Now, a new study ... Read more...

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Winehouses mum-in-law blasts family, record firm for making her work while ill


September 2nd, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Troubled English singer Amy Winehouses mother-in-law Georgette Civil has blasted the singers father and record company for making her work when she is so "seriously ill".Winehouse, 24, ... Read more...

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Count Bismarck injected cocaine every hour


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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