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Benefits on exercise on brain unravelled


May 20th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Exercise is a real boon - clearing the mind, pumping in more blood and oxygen to the brain and doing much more, latest research suggests. David ... Read more...

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Indonesia may become top ecstasy drug maker in Asia


March 1st, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 1 (IANS/AKI) Indonesia may soon become Asia's largest producer of synthetic drug ecstasy, even as officials continue to crack down on drug traffickers, according to a UN narcotics ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australians, New Zealanders world’s biggest cannabis users


January 6th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australians and New Zealanders are the biggest cannabis users in the world, said a report published in the medial journal The Lancet.According to the report, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Does caffeine boost exercise performance?


December 15th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Caffeine may be considered a potent stimulant, but whether it pumps up performance in exercise is debatable. While scientists aver that caffeine is likely to have ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar’s autobiography to reveal the inside story


August 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) An autobiography of Pakistani stump-wrecker Shoaib Akhtar, who holds the record for the fastest delivery in cricket ever clocking 161.3 km/h (100.2 mph), will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Study blasts the idea of giving energy drinks to kids


May 31st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study says water and not energy drink should be given to sporty children. Energy drinks are mainly used by sports personalities to replace the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Keep kids away from energy drinks


May 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Children should stick to drinking water after exercise as energy and sports drinks contain high levels of caffeine and other harmful substances, researchers say.In a new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elevated heartbeat during exams allows students to get better results


April 25th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that students who have a much more drastic increase in heartbeat during exams are more likely to achieve better results.It found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manipuri youth held with banned substance worth Rs.2 crore


April 4th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Manipuri youth linked with an northeast militant group was arrested here with 200 kg of ephedrine, a banned substance used in manufacturing stimulants such ... Read more...

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6,000 hectares of poppy destroyed in Myanmar


March 7th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 7 (IANS) A total of 6,083 hectares of poppy plantation grown illegally in Myanmar were destroyed in the 2010-11 cultivation season, a media report said Monday.The illicit plantations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mixing energy drinks with alcohol risky: Study


December 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Energy drinks lead to increased alcohol consumption, according to a new research.Sean Barrett, associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and colleagues ... Read more...

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US state debuts first sex toy drive-thru window


November 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 11 (ANI): A sex shop in Alabama has come up with a novel way of selling its sex toys - through a drive-up window.Sherri Williams, the owner of ... Read more...

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Flavoured crystals can ‘trick’ you into losing weight


November 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A newly developed crystal, sprinkled on food for added flavour, can help you lose those extra pounds by tricking your brain into believing that you have consumed more ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sex toys found abandoned behind shop in Malaysia


August 13th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 13 (ANI): A number of sex toys, stimulants and pornographic DVDs were found abandoned in a box behind a shop in Malaysia.The assortment of items is believed to have ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New policy soon to stop drug abuse


June 26th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a UN report stating that drug use is shifting towards new substances and new markets, the Indian government is contemplating a national policy ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dreaming, waking brain mechanisms could be key to new stimulants


June 4th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Scientists may be able to develop more effective anaesthetics and stimulants by studying the brain's waking and dreaming mechanisms, according to a new study.Neuroscientists at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lance Armstrong part of elaborate doping system in cycling, claims drug cheat Landis


May 20th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20(ANI): Disgraced Tour de France winner Floyd Landis has admitted that he and other members of the U.S. Postal Service cycling team, including Lance Armstrong, were involved in blood ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

“Smart drugs” use by US college students to illegally boost brainpower


April 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A US survey has suggested that college students are illegally boosting their brainpower by using 'smart drugs' like Ritalin and Aderall.The college campus survey revealed the drugs are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Three Japanese convicted for drug smuggling and trafficking


April 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 9 (ANI): The Supreme People's Court in China on Friday convicted three Japanese on charges of drug smuggling and trafficking.The trio Teruo Takeda, Hironori Ukai and Katsuo Mori were put ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India expresses concern over opium cultivation in neighbouring countries


March 12th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Vienna (Austria), Mar 12(ANI): India has expressed concern that more than 90 percent of the world's opium production is taking place in its neighbourhood.Taking part in the 53rd session of the ... Read more...

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‘The Lost Boys’ actor Corey Haim is dead


March 11th, 2010 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) "The Lost Boys" star Corey Haim was found dead Wednesday at his apartment in the Oakwood area of Los Angeles after a suspected accidental drug overdose. He was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A Couple Used Jury Box To Smuggle Drugs


January 31st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to Pueblo County authorities, a 22-year-old woman, Felisha Trujillo, who is under police custody seemingly hatched a daring plan with her boy friend Phil Martinez. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

FDA issues warning about the diet pill Meridia


January 24th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FDA has issued warnings about the popular diet pill Meridia. It is quite a popular weight-loss drug, and is used by a lot of people ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Athletes using performance enhancers more likely to abuse alcohol, drugs


November 12th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): College athletes who take performance-enhancing substances are more likely to misuse alcohol and drugs, finds a new study.The study showed that those who used performance enhancers, ranging from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“SENSA” Show Airs Again On 25th OCT


October 25th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular 'SENSA Natural Weight Loss System', known for its products is back again. SENSA received a very strong reception by the viewers of ShopNBC when ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

ADHD medications ‘making kids suicidal’


October 13th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): The use of ADHD drugs is turning children as young as five into psychotics, a new study has revealed.Many of them have attempted suicide or are severely depressed ... Read more...

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Japanese pop star Noriko Sakai surrenders to Tokyo police


August 10th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Japanese pop singer and actress Noriko Sakai has surrendered to the Tokyo police, following her disappearance on August 3, after her husband was detained on drugs charges.Sakai, 38, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kimo Leopoldo Death Hoax


July 22nd, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
Rumors regarding the death of former mixed martial arts fighter, Kimo Leopoldo did stir up controversy, as some online media reported the possible death of the fighter. As a response Leopoldo, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russian doc: MJ tried to bribe me for deadly stimulants


July 17th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): A Russian doctor has revealed that late Michael Jackson tried to bribe him after he refused to give him addictive drugs.Dr Eugene Aksenoff, medical director of Tokyo's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Young India falling prey to party drugs: UN official


July 5th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Youth in India and China face huge risks from party drugs like Ecstasy and Adam because of their large populations and increasing disposable income, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Jacko had cancerous lesion removed from nose weeks before death


July 4th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson has a cancerous lesion removed from his nose just weeks before his death, says biographer Diane Dimond."Last week, I had two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

10pct young Oz women take illicit drugs to lose weight


April 6th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 6 (ANI): One in 10 young Australian women take illicit drugs to reduce weight, according to a survey.Conducted for Grazia magazine, the survey has shown that 10 per cent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bruce Lee was afraid of cockroaches as a kid


October 22nd, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, October 22 (ANI): Iconic kungfu master Bruce Lee was afraid of cockroaches as a kid, according to a TV series on his life. The series, entitled The Legend of ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.3 mn seized in Punjab


July 3rd, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, July 3 (IANS) Punjab's health department officials Thursday seized banned stimulants worth Rs.3 million from one of the biggest suppliers of medicines in the state. The drugs were seized from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drugs worth Rs.480 mn seized in Mumbai


June 14th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) In one of the biggest drug hauls in Maharashtra, the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Saturday seized a narcotics consignment worth nearly Rs.480 million meant for export to ... Read more...

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