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When Danny Reagan was 13, he began exhibiting signs of what doctors usually associate with drug addiction. He became agitated, secretive and withdrew from friends. He had quit baseball and Boy Scouts, and he stopped doing homework and showering.
In a world that relies on people having smartphones – from work emails to cashless businesses – developing an addiction to your device is becoming increasingly difficult. While some think it's only a mental issue, a new study suggests that this constant usage physically affects your brain the same way drug addiction does.
A recent research study in the United States has highlighted the benefits of telemedicine for pregnant women suffering from opiate drug addiction.
Through the coronavirus pandemic, three US high school students quickly realised how isolated some of their peers were, which in many cases led to drug use to cope. So they set out to create an app that educates others on how the brain works, and how illnesses and common drugs impact it.
The Internet is now a growing and varied market place for trading illegal drugs in Europe, the European Union’s watchdog agency said.
The office space in the old Montgomery Ward catalogue warehouse where cancer-fighting data startup Tempus set up shop almost three years ago couldn't contain the company's growth.
Testing for intelligence, motor skills and troubled behaviour at age three showed which tots were likely to wind up behind bars or as deadbeat dads later in life, a long-term study reported.
Jason Baker was studying political science at UC Davis when he got his hands on SimCity. He took a careful approach to the computer game.
China's content regulator said it was unlikely to grant licences for the world's hottest video game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, as being too bloody and violent.
In a glass tower in a trendy part of China's eastern city of Tianjin, hundreds of young men and women sit in front of computer screens, scouring the Internet for videos and messages that run counter to Communist Party doctrine.