What does the Semicolon Tattoo Stand for? ‘This too shall pass’

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Project semicolon is trending. Motivated by her own struggle with depression and suicide, Amy Bleuel started the campaign back in 2013 – its a “faith-based non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and love to those who are struggling with depression, suicide, addiction and self-injury,” She decided to turn the semicolon into a symbol of hope […]

CDC: Heroin Use And Addiction Are Increasing Dramatically In The US

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A new report released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that deaths from heroin have quadrupled between 2002 and 2013. Rates of abuse doubled among women and went up 50 percent among men during the same time period. Heroin overdose has taken many celebrity lives during this time – including Chris Farley […]

Study Reveals Blue Eye-Color is Linked To Alcoholism

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Seems like a strange, almost impossible connection. But a study done at the University of Vermont in the US is the first to find a direct link between a person’s eye colour and alcohol dependence. “This suggests an intriguing possibility – that eye colour can be useful in the clinic for alcohol dependence diagnosis,” said […]

‘Isradipine’ aids In Fighting Cocaine And Alcohol Addiction

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In an interesting study scientists have now found out that blood pressure medication can help in decreasing chances of relapses by erasing memories in the subconscious that trigger addiction. Amazingly the experimental drug has successfully cured cocaine and alcohol addiction in a series of experiments. The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already approved […]

Candy Flavored Hookah Like E-Cigarettes – The New Trend In China

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In China, manufacturers have got a new strategy to attract young smokers to electronic –cigarettes. The ‘vaping’ habit is quite the trend in the nation and is getting children hooked on to the habit along the lines of e-hukka in the US. Vaping is enhaling water vapor through a personalized vaporizer (the vaper’s tobacco-free version […]

Mass Shooter Dylann Roof Found With Drug Suboxone

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On June17th 2015 nine people were killed during a mass shooting that took place in one of USA’s oldest black churches, the shooter was identified as Dylann Storm Roof. Last February Dylann was arrested on charges of trespassing at a mall in Columbia, South Carolina. During the arrest police stated that he had a pack […]

Video Games and Pornography Induce ‘Masculinity Crisis’

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  London: According to a new study, addiction to video games and pornography is leading to “masculinity crisis”. Phillip Zimbardo of Stanford University conducted a comprehensive study into the lives of 20,000 men and their connections to video games and porn.  The Independent reported that their focus is on young men who plays video games […]

Bee’s Neonicotinoid Addiction May Lead to their Ultimate Extinction, Study

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 A couple of new studies released Wednesday in Nature are irritating when taken independently, yet all the more chilling when laid out beside one another. The principal study gives new proof that neonicotinoid bug sprays can have a negative impact on bees, adding weight to the hypothesis that these chemicals could add to colony collapse […]

Insomnia leads to invariable binge drinking in teenagers

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Nowadays, insomnia is high on the rise not only in aged citizens but also among teenagers and adolescents in different parts of the world. Surprisingly, sleep deprivation has remained a pivotal topic to debate on if one considers the youth and their corresponding health. In reference to the increasing ailments associated with insomnia and sleep […]

Heroin is not just harmful, but it can lead you to botulism as well

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As of today three more people are seriously ill and were taken to the hospital in the west of Scotland with a suspected case of botulism poisoning, according to officials. With these three, the toll reaches to five, as two were admitted with the same complains at the start of the year. The common thing […]