09 Apr, 2012 - 11:57pm
In a study conducted across six different countries in the European continent, researchers have found that the amount of alcohol that teens consume are directly proportional and are correlated to the amount of drinking that they have watched and seen in television programs and movies.
19 Nov, 2011 - 01:17am
A Recent study suggest that the brains of teenage video game players possess characteristics similar to those of gambling addicts, in the sense that they may develop a dependency to playing video games for long periods of time.
09 Apr, 2011 - 10:31am
You do not have to be an alcoholic to put your health at risk. Having more than the recommended amount at any time is enough to put you at a risk of heart disease and other such serious health problems. A recent research supports this further having found that binge drinking doubles heart risk.
15 Feb, 2011 - 03:36pm
Tried quitting smoking a number of times but failed at each of those attempts? A recently done study on mice might have some clue to this. Scientists have revealed that the problem lies in a gene within the brain that constantly craves for more nicotine and thus it becomes impossible for you to quit.
Introduction to Tobacco:
In 1492 when Christopher Columbus landed in America, he saw the natives using an herb, claimed to be “Godsend” given its numerous uses. The natives maintained that the herb cured asthma, intestinal obstruction and alleviated oral pain. It whitened teeth, reduced thirst and healed snakebites as well. Believing this magical panacea, Columbus brought it to Spain and named it nicotine in the honor of the French ambassador Jean Nicot. This was how tobacco debuted into the world.
17 Nov, 2010 - 10:15pm
A report released by the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) raised concerns on the misuse of anabolic steroids. The report specifically was apprehensive about the use of anabolic steroids by young people and also general public. The report looked at the evidence about the harms of anabolic steroids and suggested ways in which these harms could be avoided.
Written By:Ashish Gaur
04 Nov, 2010 - 05:35pm
Do you balance your laptop on knees very often? If yes, then there is a warning for you. According to doctors, putting laptop on knees could cause discolouration of skin and in rare cases cancer.