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People with substance use disorder at higher risk of experiencing adverse effects of COVID-19, suggests study
Health

People with substance use disorder at higher risk of experiencing adverse effects of COVID-19, suggests study

The scientists found that patients with SUD have compromised lungs and cardiovascular system which increases their susceptibility to COVID-19 infection.

Drug addiction is a medical problem: Here's how you can help someone who's dependent on a psychoactive substance
Health

Drug addiction is a medical problem: Here's how you can help someone who's dependent on a psychoactive substance

Recognising the signs in a loved one or a friend can be the first, and perhaps the most important step, to getting them the assistance they need.

Google Doodle celebrates psychologist Dr Herbert Kleber for his pioneering work in unravelling drug addiction
News & Analysis

Google Doodle celebrates psychologist Dr Herbert Kleber for his pioneering work in unravelling drug addiction

Dr Kleber viewed addiction not as a moral failure, but as a condition that needs treatment with a combination of research, medication and therapy.

Euphoria review: Zendaya-led HBO drama is subversive when not obsessed with magnifying sexual violence
Entertainment

Euphoria review: Zendaya-led HBO drama is subversive when not obsessed with magnifying sexual violence

Euphoria is a self-admittedly dark series, peppered with problems like teenage anxiety, toxic masculinity, porn, sex and drugs.

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: India among major hubs for illegal trading of narcotics
India

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: India among major hubs for illegal trading of narcotics

Over the last couple of decades, drug consumption has become one of the gravest problems affecting the children and youth of the country.

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Tackling criminal network key to sustainable development
India

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Tackling criminal network key to sustainable development

The United Nations has sought to emphasise that tackling drug abuse leads directly to both health and justice, which are two sides of the same coin.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: NOTA in Bihar, China-US trade dispute, French Open 2019; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: NOTA in Bihar, China-US trade dispute, French Open 2019; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: NOTA in Bihar, China-US trade dispute, French Open 2019; today's must-read stories

Manoj Tiwari camouflaging himself in Modi's shadow, says Dilip Pandey, claims fight in North East Delhi between AAP, BJP
Politics

Manoj Tiwari camouflaging himself in Modi's shadow, says Dilip Pandey, claims fight in North East Delhi between AAP, BJP

"Only somebody who lives in North East Delhi will understand what it feels like to get stuck in traffic congestion of Sonia Vihar, Wazirabad Bridge, Seelampur Square," said Dilip Pandey who is contesting from the North East Delhi constituency in Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Ben Is Back movie review: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges are riveting in this moving mother-son drama
Entertainment

Ben Is Back movie review: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges are riveting in this moving mother-son drama

Watch Ben Is Back. There is no grandiose cinematography or gimmicky storytelling or grandstanding. It is a stripped down story; a story about how little we know the ones we love, about how much we love them anyway, and the lengths to which we're willing to go to keep them safe.

Drug addiction in Punjab: NDPS Act is making convicts out of addicts instead of punishing peddlers
India

Drug addiction in Punjab: NDPS Act is making convicts out of addicts instead of punishing peddlers

An entire generation in Punjab being ruined by drug abuse is a fact that became a matter of huge debate and controversy.

Punjab drug menace: In Mansa district's Tamkot village, women take the lead in fight against addiction
India

Punjab drug menace: In Mansa district's Tamkot village, women take the lead in fight against addiction

After finishing their daily chores, every night, women in Tamkot, a village in Punjab's Mansa district, comb all isolated areas in the village to catch drug addicts and peddlers

Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitation
India

Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitation

The Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 defines a beggar as someone with ‘no visible means of subsistence and wandering, about or remaining in any public place in such condition or manner, as makes is likely that the person doing so exist soliciting or receiving alms’.

Delhi's drug crisis: Drug addiction transcends class barriers, rehabilitation is a massive challenge
India

Delhi's drug crisis: Drug addiction transcends class barriers, rehabilitation is a massive challenge

Firstpost walked into urban villages in all parts of Delhi to find out in detail about the drug addiction plaguing various parts of the city. The ground report showed a sordid picture.

Delhi's drug crisis Part 3: Long-term rehab homes and alternate therapies need of the hour
India

Delhi's drug crisis Part 3: Long-term rehab homes and alternate therapies need of the hour

Hemant Kumar, who was under the influence of addiction for two decades is an example of how long-term treatment can have a hugely beneficial effect for drug addicts.

Delhi's Drug Crisis: With poison cheaply available and few rehab options, addiction grips heart of city
India

Delhi's Drug Crisis: With poison cheaply available and few rehab options, addiction grips heart of city

The addiction issues of the youth of Delhi aren’t as obvious as their counterparts in Punjab, but for those who wish to see, the problem is as clear as day.

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte asks country's human rights chief if he is gay or a paedophile
World

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte asks country's human rights chief if he is gay or a paedophile

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte taunted the head of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Saturday, asking if he was a paedophile.

Philippines: Public anger rises over Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war against drug cartels
World

Philippines: Public anger rises over Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war against drug cartels

More than 12,500 people, many small-time drug users and dealers, have been killed since Duterte took office in June 2016.

Hyderabad's tryst with LSD: Undercover operation reveal city minors falling prey to psychedelic drugs
India

Hyderabad's tryst with LSD: Undercover operation reveal city minors falling prey to psychedelic drugs

Recent raids and seizure of psychedelic drugs like LSD, Molecule and MDMA or ecstasy has shown that not just metros but even cities like Hyderabad are rising in the drug map with several consumers being teenagers

Bengaluru: Four Nigerians, among five, arrested with cocaine worth Rs 18 lakh
India

Bengaluru: Four Nigerians, among five, arrested with cocaine worth Rs 18 lakh

On a tip-off, the Crime Branch raided two houses in the suburbs and seized 168 grams of cocaine valued at Rs 18 lakh.