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Friday, May 24, 2013
Rapes will come down if people shun meat, alcohol: Agnivesh
Rape cases will come down if people shun non-vegetarian food and alcohol, activist Swami Agnivesh sa...
Agnivesh to start countrywide campaign against alcoholism
Noted social activist Swami Agnivesh termed alcoholism as the root cause of the recent spate of crim...
Kerala guzzles alcohol worth Rs 8,841 crore
Liquor sales touched an all-time high in Kerala at Rs 8,841 crore for fiscal 2012-13, show figures.
Toll from homemade alcohol in Libya touches 51
Fifty-one people have died over the past three days from drinking homemade alcohol that contained po...
Venezuela bans alcohol for Chavez mourning period
The Interior Ministry of Venezuela has ordered a ban on sales and consumption of alcohol across the ...
Girl student forced to drink alcohol, raped in AP
A girl student of Class VI was allegedly raped by a constable of the Indian Reserve Battalion after ...
BJP minister calls for prohibition on alcohol in Bihar
Bihar Health Minister Ashwini Kumar Chaube called for imposition of prohibition on alcohol in the st...
Russia mulls ban on duty-free alcohol on planes
Russian lawmakers are looking to ban passengers from carrying duty-free alcohol on board airplanes.
Indian student develops ice cubes that measure alcohol intake
An Indian student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has created digital ice cubes that warn ...
Bihar has launched massive crackdown on hooch trade: Nitish
Stung by a series of hooch incidents, Bihar government has launched a massive crackdown on illegal l...
Minor sexually abused by father, forced to drink alcohol
A six-year-old girl from Kurumpady in Kerala`s Ernakulam district was allegedly sexually abused by h...
US Navy bans drinking at night in Japan
The US Navy has banned its staff on bases in Japan from drinking alcohol at night to enforce discipl...
Youth dies after gulping `potion` to quit alcohol
A youth died and three others were hospitalised after they gulped a `potion` to quit their addiction...
Three arrested, 20,000 litres of alcohol seized in Uttar Pradesh
Three persons were arrested and 20,000 litres of alcohol seized from them in an early morning raid o...
WB: Principal forced girl students to drink alcohol
The police were inquiring into a complaint by girl students of a residential school at Kaliachak in ...
Drunken driving has become a menace: SC
The Supreme Court has said that persons driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol should not g...
Goa to ban sale of alcohol in sachets: Parrikar
Fearing a bad influence on school students, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that he w...
UP: Noida village bans tobacco sale, use
In a first of its kind, a village council in this Uttar Pradesh district Sunday decided to ban sale ...
Putin bans internet alcohol advertisements
Russian Prez Vladimir Putin signed a law prohibiting advertising of alcohol drinks over the Russian ...
Measures against alcoholic drugs in Odisha
Odisha government decided to move the Centre requesting it to restrict or prohibit manufacture of dr...
`Social media more addictive than cigarettes, alcohol`
New study has found that checking email and social media is more addictive than cigarettes and alcoh...
739 booked for driving under influence of alcohol
As many as 739 offenders driving/riding under the influence of alcohol were booked on Saturday night...
In 2009-10, 57 pilots failed alcohol test
A total of 57 pilots have been punished for failing to clear the pre-flight alcohol test in the past...
Medvedev signs bill classifying beer as alcohol
Under the bill, alcoholic drinks, including beer, can only be sold in licensed stores.
Low doses of alcohol too affect heart
A new study has found that even low blood concentrations of alcohol can have acute effects on the he...
Pregnant women can drink 10g of alcohol a day
Enjoying one or two glasses of wine a week - about two units - does not raise the risk of premature ...
Binge drinking leads to brain damage
The study found that binge-drinking was linked to cortical-thinning of the pre-frontal cortex.
Chhattisgarh government made people drunkards
Slamming Chhattisgarh`s BJP party for its plans to ban alcohol consumption in the state, Congress le...
`Men die early than women due to alcohol abuse`
In 23 out of 31 countries the male death rate from chronic liver disease is at least double that of ...
Patient gets drunk on sanitizer in Aussie hospital
A man who drank six bottles of alcohol-based hand sanitizer while being treated in an Australian hos...
Alcohol drinks not main culprit for migraine
Retrospective studies tend to include alcohol as a trigger for an attack.
Army to cut down alcohol, tobacco consumption at high altitude
Alcohol and guthka consumption has been high among the troops over the years.
Big B, Bollywood reacts to alcohol age limit
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has questioned Maharashtra government’s decision on increasing ...
Afghanistan`s judge whips man for drinking alcohol
Most punishments of this nature are carried out by the Taliban.
Maha govt makes alcohol laws tougher; age for buying booze up
Maharashtra Govt made it illegal for anyone below 25 years of age to consume or purchase alcohol.
Obesity, not alcohol, greater risk for fatty liver
Being overweight and resistant to insulin makes for a greater risk for a fatty liver than alcohol.
Omega 3 fatty acids help fight alcohol abuse, psychiatric disorders
Omega 3 fatty acids may have a positive effect on alcohol abuse and psychiatric disorders.
Drink daily, keep dementia at bay
Older people who continue to drink a glass of alcohol everyday are less likely to develop dementia.
Coffee and booze linked to high increase of BP
Caffeine intake of 1.5 to 2 cups produces an increase in BP, which lasts for at least 3 hrs.
`Alcohol contains as many calories as pure fat`
Dieters unwittingly undo all their good work by accompanying their meal with a drink.
Now, a bus that doesn`t run if the driver is drunk
Drivers are required to blow into a breathalyser before they can start the engine.
Any amount of alcohol can give you cancer!
A report claims that any amount of alcohol could give you cancer, regardless of drinking levels.
Heavy beer drinking ups gastric cancer risk
Heavy beer drinkers are at significantly higher risk of developing non-cardia gastric cancer.
Alcohol `a major cause of cancer`
The IARC has long maintained that there is a causal link between alcohol consumption and cancers.
Gene linked to alcohol consumption identified
The gene, called "autism susceptibility candidate 2", or AUTS2, has previously been linked to autism...
Male foetuses more vulnerable to alcohol
The gene variation passed on by the mother to her son contributes to a foetus` vulnerability.
Male foetuses more vulnerable to alcohol
The effect of alcohol on the foetus of two women may not be the same.
Top Oman cleric urges alcohol ban, monitoring gyms
Omani gyms and health clubs employ foreign women, especially as masseuses.
Drinking alcohol after age 75 linked to lower risk of dementia
Alcohol consumption after the age of 75 is associated with lower risk of developing dementia.
Alcohol cuts metabolic disease risk
Moderate drinkers tend to have about 30 percent lower risk of developing late onset diabetes.
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