Briefs: Councillors act against drug abuse

Commonly used substances in Zimbabwe include glue, broncleer, cane spirit, marijuana, codeine and methamphetamine (crystal meth).
By Sharon Sibindi Mar. 17, 2024

Kidneys play vital role in keeping us healthy

Over time, drinking too much can cause your blood pressure and cholesterol to rise, which can be factors in kidney disease.
By Cimas Mar. 15, 2024

HealthTalk: Let’s join forces to fight drug abuse

Drugs of abuse are usually psychoactive that are used by people for treatment of various health problems.
By Johannes Marisa Dec. 31, 2023

Fresh Kambucha alcohol gets govt nod

Announcing the development on its social media platforms, Fresh Kambucha said:
By Donald Nyandoro Dec. 20, 2023

Unpacking the effects of drug and substance abuse

Owing to their chemical nature, drugs (legal or illegal) alter body functions, how people think, perceive things or act.
By Lloyd Sandi Nov. 12, 2023

Conceptualisation of drug and alcohol addiction as a disease

Alcoholism is a primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations.
By Lloyd Sandi Oct. 1, 2023

‘Juveniles selling alcohol at football matches

Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube said the police were recovering huge amounts of alcohol smuggled into the stadiums.
By Emmanuel Mpofu Jun. 12, 2023

PSL backtracks on alcohol sale at matches

However, this was contingent on clubs securing written permission from stadium owners for the sale of alcohol.
By Sports Reporter May. 4, 2023

Kenya's plan to curb alcohol abuse: One pub per town

But those who drink do not agree that this will help stop them imbibing.
By Bbc News Mar. 19, 2023