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Cause of Sage Stallone’s death still unknown


July 16th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 16 (IANS) The reason behind Sage Stallone's death has not been determined yet, say officials.Sage, 36, was found dead Friday in his Hollywood home. According to reports, ... Read more...

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Ray J distraught over Whitney Houston’s death


February 13th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ray J was reportedly turned down from entering the hotel room where his ex girlfriend Whitney Houston was found dead. The 31-year-old was visibly distraught as ... Read more...

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Nick Carter dedicates song to late sister


February 4th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter dedicated a song to his late sister Leslie Carter and got emotional while performing the song.Leslie, 25, died Jan 31 at ... Read more...

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Teen girl offers drugs to cop, arrested


January 25th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A US teenager found herself in big trouble after repeatedly texting a policeman asking him to buy drugs from her.Lorraine Apuzzo, 19, of Storrs in Connecticut, ... Read more...

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Sarah Harding was addicted to sleeping pills


January 7th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding says she was addicted to powerful sleeping pills for four years.The 30-year-old singer said she has been to "hell and back" ... Read more...

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Tito: Murray should be jailed for life


November 10th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s brother, Tito, says Doctor Conrad Murray should be jailed for life for his role in the death of the singer. Murray who was the ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s last words revealed


November 9th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctor Conrad Murray has revealed that when Michael Jackson was gasping for breath during his final moments, he kept asking for propofol. Autopsy report revealed that Jackson ... Read more...

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Eminem says that usage of Ambien erased his memory for that duration


October 18th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Eminem says he lost five years of his life to the prescription drug ambien. According to the singer, the use of the drug caused him ... Read more...

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Painkillers open way to high-risk behaviours


July 25th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Indiscriminate use of painkillers may open the way to drug abuse among people with a history of using both types of drugs, a study says. The ... Read more...

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Four held for illicit manufacturing of Ketamine


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Four people, including the managing director of a pharmaceutical company, were arrested Thursday for illegally manufacturing Ketamine, a prescription drug used as sedative, an official said.Nearly ... Read more...

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New tests support effectiveness of Chinese drug for cataracts


January 13th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A widely used non-prescription drug in China and certain other countries can prevent and treat cataracts, scientists have reported.In the study, Tzu-Hua Wu, Fu-Yung Huang, Shih-Hsiung Wu and ... Read more...

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Judge dismisses drugs-related charges against Anna Nicole Smith’s aides


January 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A judge hearing the late Anna Nicole Smith's case has dismissed drug conspiracy charges against her boyfriend and psychiatrist.A jury in October found Howard Stern and Dr Khristine ... Read more...

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Dr. Conrad Murray faces manslaughter hearing


January 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson’s doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray will have to convince judge in LA County Superior Court on why he should not be charged with ... Read more...

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Unseen footage of Heath Ledger to be used in next Batman movie?


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 2 (ANI): Director Christopher Nolan is planning to bring the Joker back for the next instalment of the Batman franchise, The Dark Knight Rises, according to reports.Nolan is apparently planning ... Read more...

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‘Brokeback Mountain’ Star Heath Ledger’s Apartment Up For Sale


November 20th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heath Ledger was known as one of the powerhouse performers of Hollywood who succumbed to death at the shockingly young age of 28. He ... Read more...

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Obese contestant LaRhonda Darby hospitalized


November 19th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the contestants of ABC’s “Obese” has been hospitalized after she suffered from dehydration. The network was however quick to issue a statement on the ... Read more...

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Eminem compares his drug addiction to MJ’s


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Rap star Eminem has compared his prescription drug problem to Michael Jackson's, confessing that he popped between 60-90 pills a day during the height of his addiction.He ... Read more...

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Cholesterol Drug Lipitor Recalled By Pfizer Inc. For The Third Time


October 31st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An estimated 38,000 bottles of the cholesterol-fighting drug Lipitor has been recalled by American drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. in the wake of reports of a ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s Indian-origin doc cleared of all charges


October 29th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Dr. Sandeep Kapoor of Indian-origin was found not guilty of conspiracy to provide prescription drugs to Anna Nicole Smith.Nicole Smith was found dead in a Florida hotel room ... Read more...

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Rice Farmer uses a Michael Jackson scarecrow


October 8th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A rice farmer is using ingenious way to keep birds away from the rice fields. The farmer is using scarecrows dressed like the late king of pop Michael Jackson.The farmer followed the ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s father wants her out of current rehab


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 2 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan's father wants her to be shifted to another rehabilitation centre - because he's convinced she won't recover if she's given prescription medication. ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan fails drug test, faces jail again


September 18th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly facing a 30-day jail sentence after failing in her latest drug test ordered by the court. The "Mean Girls" star is trying ... Read more...

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First Medical Marijuana Ad Causes Controversy


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first ever advertisement of medical marijuana was aired a few days back, raising quite a few eyebrows. The first ever commercial of its kind, it ... Read more...

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Cocaine And Albuterol Tablet Found In Possession Of Paris Hilton


August 31st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Las Vegas, Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paris Hilton has once again landed up in trouble. As per the report made public on Monday by Las Vegas police Lt. Dennis Flynn, ... Read more...

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LiLo wants apology from court over false cocaine addiction charges


August 24th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan wants some form of apology or compensation from the court after coming clean in her latest medical reports.According to Lohan's latest medical report from UCLA, ... Read more...

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LiLo’s dad wants her out of rehab


August 21st, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 098 (ANI): Troubled star Lindsay Lohan's father is urging the judge to oversee the actress' case and release her from a court-ordered treatment program.The 'Mean Girls' star was ... Read more...

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LiLo had ’spiritual awakening’ following jail stint, says dad


August 4th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 04 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's father Michael has claimed that her daughter has undergone a 'spiritual awakening' during her less than epic 13-day prison stint.Michael has also denied that ... Read more...

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Lindsay is not the girl I raised, says father


July 10th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): 'Mean Girl' star Lindsay Lohan's estranged father has revealed that troubled actress is not the girl he brought up.Michael Lohan recently discovered the medical prescription his daughter ... Read more...

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Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Anna Nicole Smith’s doctor


July 7th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A request to drop charges against one of the doctors accused of providing Anna Nicole Smith with illegal drugs, that led to her death have ... Read more...

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LiLo’s prescription drug ’stronger than morphine’


July 7th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 07 (ANI): Actress Lindsay Lohan has been prescribed an extremely powerful painkiller that is often compared to 'morphine' and even to 'heroin.'Sources familiar with the 'Mean Girl' star's most ... Read more...

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Eminem hated being famous in rehab


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 03 (ANI): Rapper Eminem has revealed that he couldn't concentrate during his first visit to a rehabilitation centre as he was constantly pestered by fans for autographs.The 'Real Slim Shady' ... Read more...

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Eminem pestered by fans even in rehab


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Popular rapper Eminem couldn't concentrate during his first visit to a rehabilitation centre as he was constantly pestered by fans for autographs. "The first time I went into rehab ... Read more...

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Kansas Doctor and His Wife Convicted in ‘Pill Mill’ Conspiracy


June 25th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A physician and his wife have been found guilty of conspiracy and illegal prescription charges in Kansas which contributed to 68 patients suffering death by overdose when they ... Read more...

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Drug side effects claims three lives daily


June 14th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Three people die from the side effects of prescription drugs everyday, according to a recent finding.Prescription drug side effect took 1,198 lives in 2009 that was up by ... Read more...

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Prescription drug for Parkinson’s ‘can cause porn, gambling addiction’


June 4th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4 (ANI): Two drug companies are being sued over allegations that prescription drugs manufactured by them for treating Parkinson's disease are causing gambling and pornography addiction.The group includes people who ... Read more...

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