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Stevie Wonder not keen on drugs


September 1st, 2012 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Singer Stevie Wonder prefers to stay away from drugs because of a bad past experience. He says he felt he'd "lost part of his brain" when ... Read more...

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Andhra legislator son held for taking drugs


July 6th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Sons of an Andhra Pradesh state assembly member and a municipal commissioner were arrested while allegedly taking drugs in Uppal on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police ... Read more...

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Levine’s ‘valuable’ drug experiments


July 4th, 2012 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Singer Adam Levine says his experiments with magic mushroom helped him to understand himself better, but advises others to stay away from it."I definitely believe that ... Read more...

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Mumbai rave party: Designer Rocky S, actress Madhura clarify presence


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Popular fashion designer Rocky S and model-actress Madhura Naik admit they were present at the party busted by the Mumbai police, but have claimed innocence ... Read more...

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Blind daredevil to take on English Channel swim


May 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) A 43-year-old blind Scottish adventurer is determined to complete his 101st extreme challenge this year by swimming the English Channel.Dean Dunbar is training to swim the ... Read more...

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72,000 British families lack male role models


March 11th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Around 72,000 families in Britain have no male parent or role models at home and are headed by a single mother, a study has found.An ... Read more...

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Cambridge students selling drugs to pay university fee


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Every seventh Cambridge student is dealing in drugs to pay his or her way through university while nearly two-thirds of the students have admitted taking the ... Read more...

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Two IIM-Indore students expelled for taking drugs


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) Two students of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Indore have been expelled for allegedly taking drugs inside the institute premises, an official said Wednesday.IIM-Indore board chairman ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty stops taking drugs


February 18th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Rocker Pete Doherty has decided to stop injecting drugs out of respect for his mystery girlfriend. He does not want her to dabble in drugs."I've ... Read more...

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I was very self-indulgent: Gaga


September 14th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says she used to party and take drugs in the the past but wouldn't encourage anyone to follow that path."I just was ... Read more...

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Serge Pizzorno gave up drugs for music


August 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) British guitarist Serge Pizzorno says he stopped taking drugs for the sake of his Indie rock band, Kasabian.Pizzorno admits that he and the rest of band ... Read more...

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Music classes keep away Mexican youth from drugs


July 11th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Music and dance lessons have kept dozens of children and young people from taking drugs and dropping out of school in areas of Mexico City ... Read more...

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Drug-related crimes rising in China


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) China is witnessing drug-related crimes turning commonplace on the mainland with a rising number of addicts resorting to robbery and other violent crimes for obtaining drugs, ... Read more...

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Obsession with cleanliness ‘could be making people depressed’


April 20th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that a growing obsession with cleanliness could be making people depressed.They believe that eliminating bacteria and viruses has actually made our immune systems weaker, and ... Read more...

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Cleaning obsession could be making us more depressed


April 19th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) While many individuals may take pride in often making sure that their homes remain absolutely neat and clean, scientists claim such an obsession could be actually ... Read more...

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Medvedev wants drug treatment for drug abusers


April 19th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has given the government two months to consider the possibility of replacing jail terms for drug abusers with drug treatment."I instruct ... Read more...

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Cocaine-addicted people show heightened response to drug-related images


April 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Scientists have conducted the most comprehensive study to date of how cocaine users respond to drug-related and other emotional stimuli, making use of comparisons with a matched control ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to prevent Alzheimer’s discovered


April 4th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) The discovery of five genetic links to Alzheimer's disease potentially opens newer ways of treating the condition.The discoveries mean a total of 10 genes are now ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore reveals her bitter childhood


March 28th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Former wild child Drew Barrymore has opened up in an interview about her lifelong struggle to cope with her unconventional parents."I wish I had accepted, at 18, that ... Read more...

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Drug use rampant in Australian Football League, says Oz defender Milicevic


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16(ANI): Australian footballer Ljubo Milicevic has claimed that drug use is rampant in the Australian Football League (AFL), and admitted that players had offered him cocaine in Melbourne nightclubs.The 30-year-old ... Read more...

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I’m in love with Luke: Kelly Osbourne


January 4th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne pours her heart out over ex-fiance Luke Worrall despite being seen on dates with new man. She admits that she is still in love with ... Read more...

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Use of morning after pill worries pharmacists (Lead)


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) British pharmacists fear that many women are risking their health by using the morning after pill after unprotected sex.A poll in Britain has found that one-fifth of women ... Read more...

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Use of morning after pill concerns pharmacists


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Pharmacists fear that many women are risking their health by using the morning after pill as a poll in Britain found that one-fifth of women used the emergency ... Read more...

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Over 90 pc street kids in Karachi are drug addicts: Study


December 20th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that over 90 percent of the estimated 30,000 street children in Karachi are addicted to different drugs.A study by an NGO, working on ... Read more...

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I did not deserve six-month prison sentence for lying about steroid use: Jones


December 6th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6(ANI): Former American track and field athlete Marion Jones has said that she did not deserve a prison term for lying about steroid use and involvement in a drugs fraud ... Read more...

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British teacher charged with having sex chats with pupils


December 4th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A teacher at an all-girls' school in Britain is facing charges of unacceptable professional conduct after she had explicit sex chats with her students.Lindsay Brown of the Southfield ... Read more...

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Teacher in UK struck off for discussing her sex life with pupils


December 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A teacher in Britain has been struck off the teaching register for two years after a court heard that she had referred to a group of students as ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato Possesses No Bad Habits Says Her Family Members


November 12th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): To make it known to the world, Demi Lovato’s spokesman has stated clearly that neither is the actress-cum-writer a drug abuser, nor is she expecting a ... Read more...

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Fritzl planned to kill his dungeon family in acid bath


November 11th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Josef Frizl, who raped his daughter up to 3,000 times over a 24 year period after locking her up in a dungeon, planned to kill his cellar family ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen jetted 6 bikini-clad babes to booze bender in Belize


November 5th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): Just days after getting out of rehab, Charlie Sheen spent three days off his face at a holiday villa - with six bikini-clad babes he flew in ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen back to boozing, womanising


November 5th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Just a few days after getting out of rehab, Hollywood's bad boy Charlie Sheen spent three days at a holiday villa with six bikini-clad babes whom he ... Read more...

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‘Barbaric’ Taliban publicly flog men for “taking drugs” against their diktat in Pak


November 1st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 1(ANI): In a brute reminder of their barbaric means of meting out their brand of justice, the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has publicly lashed 65 alleged drug-addicts in Orakzai Agency ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen found naked in restaurant toilet


October 30th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) "Two and a Half Men" actor Charlie Sheen was reportedly found naked and covered in cocaine in restaurant toilet.Sheen was taken to hospital earlier this week for psychiatric ... Read more...

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Dopamine model could aid treatment of schizophrenia, drug addiction


October 21st, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have succeeded in creating a model of the way the brain releases dopamine - the model could be used to understand drug ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drugs can raise fracture risk


October 17th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of women taking drugs for osteoporosis could be at risk of serious leg fractures.Doctors warn that the most commonly prescribed group of treatment, bisphosphonates, may ... Read more...

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