How to heal skin infections among chronic drinkers

Chronic alcohol intake could lead to severe skin infection and researchers have now found that boosting immune responses of those suffering from alcoholism could address the problem.

Tobacco use may double risk of alcohol dependency

People who use snus, a moist powder tobacco product, run twice the risk of developing alcohol dependency as compared with non-users. 

Gene mutations put some smokers at pancreatitis risk

Gene mutations in some people who drink and smoke put them at an increased risk of developing chronic pancreatitis, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Medicine in the US said.

Heavy drinking in teens lead to structural changes in brain

A new study has revealed that heavy drinking during adolescence may lead to structural changes in the brain and memory deficits that persist into adulthood.

Soda drinkers may be consuming more fructose than labels claim

A new study has revealed soda consumers may be getting a much higher dose of the harmful sugar fructose than they have been led to believe.

Drinking alone leads to risky behaviour

Do you often drive back home on your own at dangerous speed after a bout of drinking? You must be drinking alone most of the time. According to a new study, those who drink alone are more prone to risky behaviour than those who drink moderately in a group.

Heavy women drinkers at greater mortality risk: Study

Read this carefully if you cannot imagine your evenings without wine or vodka, and especially if you are a woman.

Avoid alcohol `three days a week`

Here`s an advice for drinkers --avoid alcohol at least three days a week, say doctors.

Charlotte Church serenades drinkers at gay club

Singer and presenter Charlotte Church belted out karaoke hits at a gay bar in London recently – much to the shock of drinkers.

Oz drinkers switching from beer to wine

Iconic image of an Australian with a beer in hand may not hold true forever.

Over-50s are now Britian’s biggest drinkers

A survey has found that Britons over 50 are a generation of regular drinkers, with 44 percent of them enjoying a drink a few times a week, compared to just 32 percent of those in their 20s.

Over-50s are now Britian’s biggest drinkers

A survey has found that Britons over 50 are a generation of regular drinkers, with 44 percent of them enjoying a drink a few times a week, compared to just 32 percent of those in their 20s.