Oral cancer: Risk factors, symptoms and prevention tips!

Risk factors for oral cancer include- usage of any form of tobacco products, excessive alcohol use, exposure to sun. It is believed that the risk of catching oral cancer rises with age.

Singapore saw 47 liquor-related riot cases in 2014: Govt

Singapore on Friday said that 47 cases of rioting and 115 incidents of serious hurt linked to liquor consumption was reported in the country last year, prompting the government to restrict the sale and consumption of alcohol in public places.

Heavy drinking ups stroke risk more than BP, diabetes

More than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise your stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, warns a study.

First and last day of month to be 'dry day' in Assam

Assam has declared the first and last day of every month, except December 31, as "dry day" and prohibited sale of any type of alcoholic product in the state.

Stomach hormone that increases 'sex drive' found

According to a new Swedish study, an appetite hormone released from the stomach has been shown to increase sexual drive in mice.

Tequila waste can help create wood-like material
Tequila waste can help create wood-like material

A Mexican startup has developed a wood-like material from tequila waste and recycled plastic that can be used to make items such as tables and chairs.

Amanda Bynes will not face DUI charge
Amanda Bynes will not face DUI charge

Troubled star Amanda Bynes, who was arrested Sep 28, 2014 for Driving Under Influence (DUI), will not face charges.

7 ways to avoid hypertension

Irengbam Jenny

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition which increases the risk of developing many health related problems including heart disease, stroke and kidney diseases.

Poor sleep leads to alcohol and drug addiction

Sleep difficulties and hours of sleep can predict a number of specific problems, including binge drinking, driving under the influence and risky sexual behaviour, shows a study.

13 held, 2,000 litres spurious liquor seized in crackdown in UP

 In the wake of Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy, a state-wide crackdown against the sale of illicit liquor has been launched with the police arresting 13 persons till now and seizing more than 2,000 litres of spurious liquor.

People working more than 48 hours a week more prone to binge drinking

A new study has revealed that people who work more than 48 hours per week are more prone to binge drinking or risky alcohol consumption than those who work standard weeks.

Working too hard can drive you to booze: Study

It`s true: working too hard can drive you to drink, said researchers Wednesday who warned of the health risks of such dual excess.

UP: At least 27 die after consuming spurious liquor in Lucknow, Unnao

UP: At least 27 die after consuming spurious liquor in Lucknow, Unnao.

Friends fight at birthday party, 23-year-old dead

A birthday celebration here turned into a tragedy when two friends at the party had a fight over alcohol, leading to the death of one of them.

New drug may curb excess drinking

Researchers have patented a drug that could produce some of ecstasy's euphoric effects and at the same time limit the amount of alcohol people drink.

Drunk birds slur just like tipsy humans
Drunk birds slur just like tipsy humans

Drunk birds slur their words just like humans do when they are inebriated, a new study has found.

Binge drinking disrupts immune system

 Binge drinking in young, healthy adults significantly disrupts the immune system, according to a new study.

Early death more likely in areas with lots of alcohol outlets

Scientists have found a link between the density of both cheque-cashing places and alcohol outlets in a given neighbourhood and the risk of premature death.

Healthier lifestyle could have prevented over half a million cancer cases

A new report has revealed that healthy living could have prevented almost 600,000 cases of cancer in the UK over the last five years.

Suicide risk linked to insomnia, alcohol use

Alcohol use is associated with an increased risk of suicide and this increase may be partially due to insomnia symptoms, a new study has found.