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Dr. Ajay Singh
Opioids have been used as pain relief medication for the past several centuries. But, in today’s age, apart from its medicinal use, they are also being taken recreationally, leading to rampant abuse and the growing menace of opioid. read more »

Dr. Surabhi
This article deals with caffeine addiction and its implications.It also deals in detail about symptoms and treatment of caffeine addiction. read more »

Dr. Alok Vinod Kulkarni
Addiction comes in varied forms. A lesser explored area is the addiction to the internet and social networking sites. This article attempts to discern the neurobiology behind this new found rage, and gives evidence based treatment. read more »

Dr. Ruth Agustin
While e-cigarettes are being touted as healthier substitutes for tobacco smoking, their long-term health effects are still not clearly defined. read more »

Dr. Krishnadas Thulasidoss
This article helps in the self-assessment of alcoholism in a common man, using a validated scientific questionnaire. read more »

Dr. Bharat Udey
Apart from physical hazards, smoking causes behavioral problems in the form of dependence syndrome, characterized by progressively increasing the amount of smoke, intense craving and withdrawal symptoms in the absence of smoke. Though can. read more »

Dr. Ajay Singh
Drug addiction is increasingly emerging as a menace in today’s society. Among substances of abuse, alcohol is ranked second, next only to tobacco consumption. According to recent studies, the prevalence of alcohol users is about 21.4 %,. read more »

Dr. Surabhi
Tobacco smoking causes not only cancer of mouth, eosophagus, larynx but also has a role in cancer of cervix, pancreas, kidney and bladder. It also causes bronchitis,allergic diseases and stroke. read more »

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