Addiction


Addiction is a Chronic Brain Disease Claims US Surgeon General

Surgeon General Calls Addiction a Chronic Brain Disease

The surgeon general has spoken up regarding the scourge of addiction being a disease of the brain. He reiterated that it was no...

Nov 18 2016, 4:36am CST

Smartphone Addiction Taking its Toll on Sleep: Study

Smartphone Addiction Taking its Toll on Sleep: Study

Most people are responding to messages, looking at social media notifications, reading news or replying to office emails in mi...

Sep 28 2016, 12:16am CDT

Internet Addiction Masks Mental Health Problems

Internet Addiction Masks Mental Health Problems

College aged students who excessively use internet are trying to hide from their personal issues....

Sep 21 2016, 12:42pm CDT

Internet Addiction Could Be Sign of Other Mental Health Problems

Internet Addiction Could Be Sign of Other Mental Health Problems

Internet addiction could be a sign of other mental health issues among college students, reports a new study. Canadian research...

Sep 19 2016, 12:51pm CDT

PZM21 Could Enable Painkiller Without Addiction Risks

PZM21 Could Enable Painkiller Without Addiction Risks

An international team of researchers has developed an experimental new opioid drug that blocks pain without triggering the dan...

Aug 18 2016, 4:50am CDT

Teenage Brain on Social Media Shows Signs of Addiction

Teenage Brain on Social Media Shows Signs of Addiction

According to the latest research, the average teenage brain on social media is hooked for good. It shows unmistakable signs of...

Jun 1 2016, 10:07am CDT

Internet addiction, school burnout intertwined: Study

Internet addiction, school burnout intertwined: Study

London, May 25 (IANS) Excessive internet use is likely to contribute to the development of school burnout, which may, in turn,...

May 25 2016, 5:13am CDT

Video Game Addiction can Lead to Serious Health Issues

Video Game Addiction can Lead to Serious Health Issues

Video game addiction can lead to sleep deprivation, thereby putting the players at serious risk of numerous health issues assoc...

May 10 2016, 5:43am CDT

Certain Genes can Make You more Prone to Addiction

Certain Genes can Make You more Prone to Addiction

Why do some people who kick a drug habit manage to stay clean, while others relapse? Why do some families seem more prone to ad...

Apr 27 2016, 1:49am CDT

Video Game Addiction an Escape Route from Depression

Video Game Addiction an Escape Route from Depression

Young adults are getting hooked to video gaming to escape from medical conditions like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

Apr 26 2016, 7:45am CDT

Neanderthal DNA may influence Smoke Addiction and Depression in Modern Man

Neanderthal DNA may influence Smoke Addiction and Depression in Modern Man

It has been found that Neanderthal DNA may influence everything from nicotine addiction to depression trends in modern man....

Feb 12 2016, 7:24am CST

The Removal Of Flappy Bird And Game Addiction In Asia

The Removal Of Flappy Bird And Game Addiction In Asia

With today’s exclusive Forbes interview with developer Dong Nguyen, I believe we may have reached the end of the Flappy Bird sa...

Feb 11 2014, 8:17pm CST