Whitney Houston’s official cause of death which was released by the Los Angeles County Coroner, reveals that the singer died as the result of accidental drowning and the combined effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine.
Researchers compared brain scans of young people with ‘internet addiction disorder’ (IAD) with their peers and found damage to the white matter fibers connecting emotional processing, attention and decision making components.
Overdoses from prescription painkillers have tripled in the past decade. Now they account for more deaths than heroin and cocaine combined, US health authorities said.
In the first long-term study of post-surgery epilepsy patients, researchers followed 615 patients for up to 19 years following surgery.
A healthy diet should provide enough nutrients without the need for supplements, health experts advise.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) or known also as heart rhythm disturbance is the most common problem affecting up to 500,000 people in the UK.
George Michael, 47, whose real name is Georgios Panayiotou, first rose to fame as half of the pop duo Wham, in the 1980s.
In recognition of Colombia’s progress in fighting drug trafficking, the United Nations has removed Colombia from its 2011 roster of countries that need special observation.
This month’s Olympics may be remembered more for the abuse of Viagra and other legal drugs among athletes, a leading Australian scientist said.