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Fish oil may protect alcoholics from neurodamage, dementia

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:28

A new study has revealed that Omega-3 fish oil might help in reducing the risk of brain cell loss and eventual dementia in alcoholics.

Mutant worms can help treat alcoholics: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 17:04

Mutation in worms stops them from getting intoxicated, provides new hope for drunken people, claims a new study.

Moderate alcohol consumption fuels risk of atrial fibrillation

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:06

A new research has shown that the moderate consumption of wine and hard liquor alcohol might be associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia.

Drink less to keep your heart healthy

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:01

Reducing the amount of alcoholic beverages consumed, even for light-to-moderate drinkers, may promote cardiovascular health, according to a new study by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

`Impulsive, hopeless` kids likelier to become binge drinkers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:41

Researchers have discovered a variety of factors like impulsivity, hopelessness, sensation-seeking traits, lack of conscientiousness, with 70 percent accuracy that determines that kids will become binge drinkers.

How alcohol worsens night vision among drunk drivers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 13:32

Know why drunk drivers see halos as they zoom past city lights, leading to traffic accidents? It`s because alcohol disturbs the tear-film that covers the surface of their eyes, leading to deterioration of vision.

Deaths by prescription painkillers on the rise in US, Canada

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 13:30

More people in the US and Canada are dying from common prescription painkillers than from overdoses of heroin and cocaine combined, a study reveals.

`Smart cup` to check your calorie count

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 17:04

What if a cup can keep tab of the calories that you consume and send you an alert when you have had enough alcohol?

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