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Sydney, May 20 (ANI): The Australian Crime Commission's (ACC) Illicit Drug Data Report 2011-12 has warned of an alarming increase in the use, seizure and arrests for illicit drugs in sports, especially in football.
Heavy internet users can have withdrawal symptoms like drug abusers Feb 18, 12:12 pm
London, February 18 (ANI): Using the internet for long periods of time can cause withdrawal symptoms similar to the 'comedown' experienced by drug users, scientists have warned.
Washington, January 31 (ANI): Many alcohol abusers may refrain from drinking after getting punishment-related threats, but relapse is very common when the threats of punishment fade, particularly when exposed to alcohol-associated environments (contexts).
Sydney, Jan 26(ANI): Andre Agassi has urged the authorities to have even more tighter anti-doping controls as he reflected on his own battles with drug abuse, and the American added he feels tennis is one of the cleanest sports.
Drug abuse impairs sexual performance in men permanently Jan 18, 2:21 pm
Washington, January 18 (ANI): Researchers have found that drug abuse negatively affects sexual performance in men even after years of abstinence.
Islamabad, Nov. 14 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that around 70 per cent of the Taliban's income comes from managing and taxing the illicit drug business, and this nexus between opium producers, mafia and Taliban has had a detrimental impact on the security of both Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Mathura, July 21 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced that it will probe the matter before taking action against cricketers Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell who tested positive for consuming drugs during a rave party recently busted by police in Mumbai.
London, July 12 (ANI): WBA Champion Amir Khan has called for more stringent tests for drug abuse after admitting his fear that boxing is rife with doping.
The Beatles blamed for increased recreational drug use worldwide Jun 26, 1:18 pm
London, June 26 (ANI): Russia's top anti-narcotics official has held legendary music band 'The Beatles' responsible for a worldwide increase in recreational drug abuse, which continues to harm young people.
Two arrested in Bangkok on drug abuse charges Jun 13, 4:09 pm
Bangkok, June 13 (Xinhua-ANI): Two men were arrested on drug charges while in possession of methamphetamine pills and crystal methamphetamine pills with market value of about 6.3 million U.S. dollars, Bangkok Post online reported on Wednesday.
Mums' pot use as teens may up response of offspring to drugs Jun 6, 5:30 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Mothers who use marijuana as teens-long before having children-may put their future children at a higher risk of drug abuse, new research suggests.
Depression treatment may also prevent adolescent drug abuse Jun 5, 4:08 pm
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Treating adolescents for major depression can also reduce their chances of abusing drugs later on, according to a new study.
Singapore seizes 230,000 US dollars worth of heroin Apr 18, 5:30 pm
Singapore, April 18 (Xinhua-ANI): The Singapore Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) has arrested four suspected drug traffickers, one suspected drug abuser and seized almost two kilograms of heroin estimated to be worth about 230,000 U.S. dollars.
Addicts' memories could be tweaked to reduce drug cravings Apr 13, 5:41 pm
London, April 12 (ANI): Manipulating memories of drug use may be an affective way to help addicts avoid a return to a life of drug abuse, say scientists in China.
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino admits prescription drug abuse Mar 22, 2:43 pm
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Mike Sorrentino, who is popularly known as 'The Situation', has confessed about taking voluntary steps to deal with a prescription drug addiction.
Whitney Houston's death marks tragic fall of once-regal career Feb 13, 12:15 pm
Melbourne, Feb 13 (ANI): Whitney Houston reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behaviour and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown.
Why teens are so moody Jan 17, 3:53 pm
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Teenagers are more vulnerable to drug abuse and mood disorders because their brains function differently when they are enjoying themselves, scientists have suggested.
Sydney, Jan 11(ANI): Secret defence documents have revealed dozens of unreported incidents of sexual assault, child pornography, drug abuse and trafficking and even attempted murder by defence staff.
Sheen' ex Brooke Mueller agrees to go to rehab Dec 12, 3:57 pm
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Brooke Mueller has admitted to her substance abuse problem and finally agreed to go back to rehab following her recent cocaine arrest.
Tibetan PM-in-Exile launches film on drug abuse, TB in Dharamshala Dec 12, 11:36 am
Dharamshala, Dec 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, Lobsang Sangay, has launched 'Kyema', a film made to spread awareness among the Tibetan community on drug abuse and Pulmonary Tuberculosis (TB).
Caffeine use may help predict risk of drug abuse Oct 8, 4:01 pm
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A person's response to caffeine may predict how he or she will respond to other stimulant drugs, such as amphetamine and cocaine, according to a new study.
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