'You need not be in a coffin prematurely,' says anti-addiction campaigner John Edwards
‘We prevented the mutant mice from learning the memory of cocaine, and thus prevented them from becoming addicted’
High-profile celebrities have come out as being ‘addicted to sex’, but is there really such a thing – or is it simply a good excuse for bad behaviour? Andy Martin investigates
It's an endless cycle of doom, really
Figures have almost tripled since records first began being recorded in 1993
The figures from Nielsen show that spending on betting ads is up by 46% as campaigners call for stricter regulations
Aggressively marketing gambling as some kind of laddish pastime which could bag you a small fortune means that gambling addiction is on the rise. My dad himself admits he was lured to bet many more times than he wanted to by constant advertising
Researchers believe prayer can have a positive effect on those fighting addiction
Paddy Power Betfair told the Independent that the historical failings outlined in the report were "clearly unacceptable"
'Technology-related 'addictions' share some neural features with substance and gambling addictions'
"Know your goal and make every day a mission to achieve it.”
Dr Marc Lewis was addicted to opiates in his twenties
The Give it Up Fund, which will be managed by Comic Relief, aims to provide financial aid to help people remain free of substance misuse
Health authorities say the 17-year-old is a resident of Houston, not Mexico
The father then harassed the dog's owner in the street after it was killed
The young tourist was on St Kilda's pier in Melbourne when she was spotted falling into the cold water