Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a disabling addictive disorder. It is characterized by compulsive and uncontrolled consumption of alcohol despite its negative effects on the drinker's health, relationships, and social standing. Like other drug addictions, alcoholism is medically defined as a treatable disease.

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Alcoholism,Other Addictions Can be Conquered with BioCorRx

By IBTimes AU

The first component eliminates the physical cravings to drugs and alcohol by utilizing the drug Naltrexone implant, an opiate antagonist, administered by a trained licensed medical professional under local anesthetic. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: ADDICTION

Amanda Bynes Suffers from Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Despite Her Mother’s Claims that She is Fine

By IBTimes AU

Amanda Bynes’ mom declared publicly that her daughter does not suffer from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. According to Amanda’s mother, her daughter’s main concern was smoking up weed. However, TMZ refuted her claims based on reports by multiple sources. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, COURT, NEW YORK, LAWYER, BIPOLAR DISORDER

Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi (Photo:WikimediaCommons/AngelaGeorge)
Bethenny Frankel Labels Ellen DeGeneres-Portia DeRossi's Marriage 'Disastrous'?

By IBTimes IN

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi may not be that happy a couple; at least that is what Bethenny Frankel ex Jason Hoppy is saying. (Apr 09)

‘Two Fat Ladies’ Star Chef Clarissa Dickson Wright Dies at 66

By IBTimes AU

After fighting alcoholism successfully for about 27 years the star of the popular TV show “Two Fat Ladies” died at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, she was 66 years old. Fans express their grief on social media and remember her contributions. (Mar 19)

MORE TOPICS: ADDICTION, CANCER, LONDON

Singer Demi Lovato poses as she arrives at the Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson amphitheatre in Universal City, California August 11, 2013.
Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus Unfollow Each Other on Twitter: Friendship Over?

By IBTimes AU

Uh oh, it seems there is trouble in friendship paradise for former Disney stars, Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus. After dissing each other on Twitter, both have finally cemented their fight by un-following one another on the social networking site. (Mar 18)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Actress Lindsay Lohan introduces singer Miley Cyrus during the 2013 Z100 Jingle Ball in New York
Shocking Handwritten List of 36 Men Lindsay Lohan Ever Had Sex with: From Justin Timberlake, Zac Efron to Adam Levine and More

By IBTimes AU

The married lives of Hollywood's biggest couples could face real test of time and honesty. Lindsay Lohan's handwritten shocking list of all the men she has ever had sex with is out! And the 27-year-old has penned down the names of a whoppin... (Mar 13)

MORE TOPICS: LINDSAY LOHAN, HOLLYWOOD

Dennis Rodman Defends North Korean Trips, But Won’t Go Back There

By IBTimes AU

Dennis Rodman will not go back to North Korea if the people don’t want him to. The former Chicago Bulls star apologised if he has put anyone in harm’s way during his trips to the hermit nation. (Mar 10)

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Binge Drinking at Old Age Increases Risk of Early Death

By IBTimes IN

Binge drinking at old age may shorten life expectancy, researchers warn. (Mar 06)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, ADDICTION, AGING, CANCER

Basketball Player Lamar Odom Departs the New York State Supreme Court After a Child Custody Hearing with His ex-Girlfriend, Liza Morales, in Manhattan
Lamar Odom Will Play Basketball Again but Not in the NBA, the Former Sixth Man of the Year Signs with Spanish Basketball Club Baskonia

By IBTimes AU

Lamar Odom will have another chance to continue his basketball career, but not in the National Basketball Association (NBA). (Feb 19)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

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Addiction to Alcohol Shortening Life Expectancy in Russia, Finds Study

By IBTimes IN

Drinking may be a well-accepted social behaviour in Russia, but this popular culture of alcoholism is actually making its people live shorter lives, a new study says. (Jan 31)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, RUSSIA, ADDICTION, CANCER

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