Alcohol Consumption

How does alcohol cause cancer? Mouse study reveals all

How does alcohol cause cancer? Mouse study reveals all

For the new study, published in the science journal Nature, researchers gave lab mice diluted alcohol, known chemically as ethanol.

Jan 04, 2018, 10:56 AM IST
Western societies may quit alcohol with alcosynth-laded drinks: Scientist

Western societies may quit alcohol with alcosynth-laded drinks: Scientist

While human socialisation has been built around alcohol consumption, regular and increased intake have resulted in toxic effects on the human body.
 

Dec 18, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
Liquor ban: Nitish Kumar takes dig at Lalu Yadav for opposing prohibition

Liquor ban: Nitish Kumar takes dig at Lalu Yadav for opposing prohibition

The RJD was a constituent of Grand Alliance government that had promulgated total prohibition in Bihar in April last year.

Dec 16, 2017, 22:11 PM IST
Drinking more than 14 units of alcohol a week can cause skin problems: Study

Drinking more than 14 units of alcohol a week can cause skin problems: Study

The scientists found that while the hangover can subside after 24 hours, the effects on the skin for a woman aged 40 can last 28 days.

Dec 04, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
This drug may change the way you consume alcohol

This drug may change the way you consume alcohol

When an adolescent who has been binge drinking becomes an adult, they're often left with an immature brain, which assists in the development of alcohol dependence.

Nov 03, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Alcohol can make you a language expert: Study

Alcohol can make you a language expert: Study

Alcohol consumption gives you a boost while speaking to others and it can also make you a foreign language expert eventually.

Oct 19, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojna helps villagers cut down on alcohol, tobacco consumption, says SBI report

PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojna helps villagers cut down on alcohol, tobacco consumption, says SBI report

The SBI report further said that the states with more number of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Accounts have witnessed rural inflation at lower levels.

Oct 16, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Do you know which is the most unhealthy country in the world? - Here's the answer

Do you know which is the most unhealthy country in the world? - Here's the answer

Reportedly, an individual consumes 13.7 litres of alcohol per annum in .Czech Republic.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
College students, beware! Binge-drinking may hamper your job prospects later

College students, beware! Binge-drinking may hamper your job prospects later

Researchers found that a non-binge pattern of drinking does not adversely impact job search results among graduates unless and until their drinking reaches binge levels.

Sep 21, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Men, beware! Lack of control over your alcohol consumption could harm you more than women

Men, beware! Lack of control over your alcohol consumption could harm you more than women

Long-term alcohol use can change brain functions and these changes are significantly different in men and women.

Sep 04, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
Want to reduce alcohol consumption? Doing this might help!

Want to reduce alcohol consumption? Doing this might help!

The mindfulness training includes a combination of meditation, body awareness and yoga.

Aug 24, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Alcohol is no stress-buster, consumption can have lethal impact

Alcohol is no stress-buster, consumption can have lethal impact

Drinking alcohol during stress can be lethal and cause serious problems which can be difficult to deal with.

Jul 31, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Alcohol does more harm to poor than to rich, says study

Alcohol does more harm to poor than to rich, says study

Researchers led by the University of Glasgow in the UK found that although increased consumption was associated with harm in all groups of people, it was disproportionately harmful for the poorest in society.

May 11, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
Heavy alcohol drinking increases heart disease risk: Study

Heavy alcohol drinking increases heart disease risk: Study

Men were more likely to be heavy drinkers compared with women; however, there were twice as many stable nondrinkers and former drinkers among the women than the men.

Feb 21, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Bar-hopping with friends can give your well-being a healthy boost!

Bar-hopping with friends can give your well-being a healthy boost!

Oxford scientists found that moderate alcohol consumption may improve well-being due to the increased social interaction.

Jan 09, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

A recent study states that excess intake of alcohol during youth can harm brain development severely

Dec 09, 2016, 18:25 PM IST
Alcohol ban: Bihar Police arrests 14 including liquor supplier in Patna

Alcohol ban: Bihar Police arrests 14 including liquor supplier in Patna

In a stepped-up campaign in favour of prohibition, the Patna Police nabbed 14 persons including a big liquor suppliers last night, a police statement said on Thursday.

Dec 08, 2016, 21:16 PM IST
Rise in alcohol consumption increases during stress: Study

Rise in alcohol consumption increases during stress: Study

Increased stress can cause changes in brain's reward centre, which may then lead to a rise in alcohol consumption. 

Nov 05, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

Kicking the butt can cut daily drinking too

Previous research has shown that tobacco dependence and alcohol consumption are closely related.

Jul 22, 2016, 17:00 PM IST
Moving tale of mother's love: Son dies due to excessive drinking; mom stays with body for 4 days; police shocked

Moving tale of mother's love: Son dies due to excessive drinking; mom stays with body for 4 days; police shocked

It's a moving tale of mother's love for his son!

Jul 06, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

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