He Was Homeless, Addicted to Drugs, then a Cat Came Along
He came from a broken home, dropped out of school and wound up sleeping on the streets of London and developing a heroin addiction. And then a ginger cat named Bob came into his life.
This Is What it Truly Means to Be Addicted
What causes addiction? Most people think that it is an easy question to answer and it is most likely that drugs comes to mind. But, it isn't that simple. This video, adapted from Johann Hari's New York Times best-selling book 'Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs'.
These Are the 10 MOST Addictive Foods
Let’s find out which foods are the most and least addictive, as well as the science behind it in this article. What Makes Us Addicted to Certain Foods?
14 of the World’s Most Unusual Addictions
The word ‘addiction’ is most often associated with a drug or alcohol use disorder, which are, admittedly, among the most widespread addictions out there. In reality, activities and even emotions, and not only substances like drugs, alcohol, or certain foods can be addictive .
How to Identify if a Loved One Has an Opiate Addiction
Unfortunately, these drugs are very addictive, and even when taken as prescribed, they can lead to abuse and addiction.
This Is Why Drugs Are Bad. Oh My God.
Drug abuse is one of the biggest problems facing society today. Drug abuse can, in a matter of years, not only destroy someone's whole life, but also their appearance, health, mental stability and intelligence. It seeps into every corner of life and demolishes it.
This Bejeweled Puzzle Game is Simply Addictive
This colorful strategic puzzle game is both challenging and addictive. Your goal is to put your hexagon chains on the board, making as many complete unbroken chains of hexagons as you can.
What If Everything We Know About Addiction Is Wrong?
This fascinating TED talk turns everything you think you understand about addiction on its head. Johann Hari wonders if there's a better way to treat loved ones battling addictions, from drugs to gambling to technology. What he unveils in his lecture is truly surprising and very hopeful news.
That's Not Mine - Astounding Drug Busts!
The most incredible and crazy places where smugglers tried to transport drugs. And while they lack decency and respect for the law, when it comes to hiding drugs, they do not lack in imagination...
Important: The Dangers of Mixing Drugs Explained
We live in a pro-drug society. I'm not only talking about illegal drugs, but of all the medications we take every day. Most of us take at least some drugs occasionally, while many of us take them every day. What happens, though, when we mix certain drugs? Why is that a disastrous idea?
It's Easier to Beat a Caffeine Addiction Than You Think
Caffeine is a stimulant that is mildly addictive. Therefore, if you drink too much coffee or soda, you are (or will soon be) addicted to it.
Study: What Are the Most Addictive Foods in the World?
Colloquially, we speak about food being addictive, but people are being hyperbolic. While we know that caffeine in coffee and chocolate is addictive, would you have suspected pizza can also be addicting? New scientific research suggests there may be some truth to this.
What Makes Opioid Addiction So Difficult to Fight?
Starting with the 1980s and 1990s, pharmaceutical companies in the United States started pushing opioid painkillers into the market, giving little weight to their addictive potential.
This Monkey Bread Is Delicious and Extremely Addictive!
However, be warned, it’s dangerously addictive! Easy Monkey Bread (Serves 6) Ingredients • ¾ cup granulated sugar • 2 teaspoons cinnamon • 4 cans refrigerated biscuits (7.5 oz. per can) • ½ cup unsalted butter • ½ cup brown sugar, packed • 1 tablespoon spiced rum (optional) Directions 1.
WHY is Sugar So Devilishy Addictive?
Why is Sugar So Devilishy Addictive? - Fascinating video, science, interesting, ted, sugar There seems to be a fascinating scientific explanation for why our will power is weak when it comes to sugar!
Turmeric is as Effective as 14 Other Drugs Combined
Other studies also found that chemicals found within turmeric are just as effective as steroidal drugs that tackle lung ischemia-reperfusion injuries and those that protect injuries caused by lung transplants.
WARNING: This Common Heartburn Drug May be Deadly!
One of the most popular prescription drugs for treating heartburn and similar conditions is Omeprazole, also known as Prilosec, Losec, and Zegerid. As noted, a comprehensive study has shown that this drug puts those who take it at greater risk of stomach cancer - the deadliest after lung cancer.
These Drug Discoveries Changed the World Forever
Gerald penned The Drug Book, in which he details 250 important milestones in the history of drugs. Gerald, who also happens to be a professor emeritus of pharmacy at the University of Connecticut , was asked to pick the six most important drug milestones to date. Here’s what he chose: 1.
Revolutionary Migraine Drug Given Seal of Approval!
The drug is Aimovig, and it’s made by Amgen in partnership with Novartis. However, it will cost $6,900 a year. A wave of new treatments, of which Aimovig is the first to get the seal of approval, are going after the huge market for migraine drugs.
7 Steps That Will Help Break Your Addiction to Sugar!
Most of us are aware that sugar is not the best substance to load into our body, but many of us struggle with breaking free from it - many of us are even addicted to it. In fact, one study found that a greater neurological reward was provided by intense sweetness than by cocaine.
Reduce Your Drug Prices By Following These Effective Tips
Take a look at these steps that can help you minimize your drug costs. 1. Make use of apps to compare local drug prices Several websites and mobile applications can help you find the most affordable drug prices. GoodRx , for instance, is a popular app in this regard.
Taking These Drugs Increases Your Chances Of Stroke!
However, in a recent study and preliminary results published in the American Journal of Cardiology, these drugs significantly increase the risk of ischemic stroke, a fact that sheds a completely new light on the dangers of using them.
Could This Drug For High Blood Pressure Treat Alzheimer's?
As it turns out, this drug might also have the capability of increasing the flow of blood in the brain, which could result in increased brain function. How does it work? Nilvadipine treats hypertension by increasing the blood flow in the hippocampus.
A Drug Used For Gout Could Help Heart Failure Patients
Drug re-purposing is one of the fastest and most effective routes to new medical treatments. Research has revealed how one such strategy could lead to a new treatment for heart failure. Find out more in the video below.