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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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. 

Kicking the butt can cut daily drinking too

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

Keep larger wine glass at arm's length if you want to drink less!

The findings showed that increasing the size of wine glasses led to nearly 10 per cent increase in wine sales.

Turns out, wine isn't as `hearty` as we believed

Countless news stories have reported on research tying moderate drinking to a range of health benefits, including a lower heart disease risk and a longer life, but the new analysis took a deeper look at those studies, 87 in all and found that many were flawed, with designs suggesting benefits where there were likely none.

Watch: How do you know you are drinking too much alcohol?

Fortunately for us, there are certain separate guidelines for males and females respectively, allotted by the Centres for Disease Control, that state the standard amount of alcohol consumption.

Make this a “happy” new year; avoid hangovers!

All you have to do is follow these tips to avoid a hangover this new year's eve

In dry state Gujarat, liquor emerges as a medicine!

In dry state Gujarat, liquor emerges as a medicine!

Gujarat may be the first Indian state to implement total liquor prohibition in 1958, but alcohol is slowly emerging as a medicine for some of the state residents.

Alcohol intake may up breast cancer risk: Study

 Alcohol intake increases the chances of developing breast cancer and this risk quadruples with the intake of each daily glass of wine or beer, a new study has warned.

'Proper eye care, food habits can prevent vision loss'

Many eye diseases have no early warning signs or symptoms, but a dilated exam can detect eye diseases in their early stages before vision loss occurs.