Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 12:03
Hand sanitisers in the classrooms does not help reduce the rate of school absences in children owing to illnesses, says a significant study.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 10:26
Revealing an alarming trend, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher has reported a threefold surge in the number of male teenagers drinking alcohol in India, especially in urban cities and poorer households.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 13:50
Teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely to engage in alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency and risky sex, says a study.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 13:42
Expecting mothers may give their drinking glass a goodbye kiss as researchers have found that parental alcohol exposure weakens brain activation in their children.
Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 18:02
Reducing alcohol`s affordability is the most effective way to reduce alcohol-related harm in people, says a study.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:18
Alcohol causes 15 deaths and hospitalises 430 Australians every day with the numbers rapidly increasing over the past decade, a new study released Thursday said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:44
A new study has revealed that middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life.
Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:18
Meant for celebrating life, birthdays can today do more harm than good to young people.