Candy Crush makers King have said they acknowledge the seriousness of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) decision to recognise video game addiction as a disease – but fell short of stating whether they agree with it in a grilling from MPs.
The Duchess of Cambridge is due to attend a gala dinner, with food prepared by people whose lives have been touched by drugs and alcohol, to mark Addiction Awareness Week.
Heavy drinking can alter DNA in ways that increase the desire for alcohol, new research suggests.
An inquiry into the impact of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality has been launched by a House of Commons select committee.
The majority of Britons can not make it through dinner at home without checking their phone, such is our addiction to technology, new research from YouGov claims.
Concerns over addiction to video games such as Fortnite among young people are “inevitable” but parents must also take responsibility for their children’s gaming habits, an industry expert has said.
Addiction to video games is to be listed as a disorder for the first time by the World Health Organisation.
Russell Brand has said his drug addiction is “still echoing around in my mad mind”.
A North-east father who lost everything during an 18-year heroin addiction has told how his life has changed after being clean for almost five years.
An addiction recovery charity is closing in on a fundraising target to purchase its centre premises years ahead of schedule.
A DRUG addict today told how a pilot scheme in Aberdeen has helped him take the first steps to recovery - after being referred while in a prison cell.