Text messages can curb binge drinking in teenagers

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine-led trial has showed that a text message programme can significantly cut binge drinking episodes in teenagers.

Can't hold drink? Blame your genes

A new study's DNA-boozy hijinks link can be the perfect excuse for those embarrassing moments at the parties.

Shocking! Girls simulate sex on stage, people encouraged to 'f***' contestant
Shocking! Girls simulate sex on stage, people encouraged to 'f***' contestant

Footage taken at the University of Hull's nightclub shows the host encouraged people to 'queue up' to 'f***' one girl contestant.

I still drink alcohol: Kelly Osbourne
I still drink alcohol: Kelly Osbourne

TV presenter Kelly Osbourne says she still enjoys alcohol.

DNA: Aaj Tak controversial clip–Does media manufacture news?

News network AajTak has released a statement claiming to have fired a stringer, after a leaked video showed a child being tutored for a news video.

Why hangovers get worse as we grow older

Hangover or veisalgia is usually experienced after an alcoholic over-indulgence.  

Rajasthan: Gursharan Chhabra fasting against liquor consumption dies

Gursharan Chhabra protesting against liquor consumption dies in Rajasthan last day. He was on a hunger strike from past 32 days.

Most women unaware of alcohol's role in breast cancer

Most of the women were unable to name any risk factors for breast cancer at all.

Two Tripura judicial officers punished for misconduct

Two senior Tripura judicial service officers were punished for cheating in an examination and appearing in court in a drunken state and wearing improper dress, an official notification said here on Friday.

Smoking, an escape to `drowse-free` alcoholism

Researchers have found that nicotine cancels out the sleep-inducing effects of alcohol.

Comet Lovejoy releases 500 bottles of alcohol every second!
Comet Lovejoy releases 500 bottles of alcohol every second!

 The discovery marks the first time ethyl alcohol, the same type in alcoholic beverages, has been observed in a comet, researchers said.

Alcohol found to increase risk of breast cancer

A new study involving more than 300,000 female volunteers confirms a link between alcohol intake and breast cancer.

Booze brands skirting labelling responsibilities

As per a recent research, the alcohol industry is not meeting its 'Responsibility Deal' labelling pledges.

Marijuana may not be `gateway` drug

Contradicting the common belief that weed is a gateway drug, a researcher has claimed that smoking pot does not necessarily cause addiction to other drugs.

Excessive alcohol use draining US economy: Study

 Excessive drinking cost the US $249 billion in 2010, or $2.05 per drink, a significant increase from $223.5 billion, or $1.90 per drink, in 2006, says a new study.

Marijuana, binge drinking lead to unprotected sex

 Undergraduate college students are more likely to have unprotected sex on days they use marijuana or binge on alcohol than on days they don't, warns a study.

Drunk driving cases on the rise: Court

A Delhi court has refused to set aside the jail term of an auto rickshaw driver held guilty of drunk driving, observing that instances of accidents under influence of alcohol are increasing and some deterrence is required.

How binge drinking leads to alcohol addiction

 A malfunctioning enzyme may be behind why people who love to binge drink on weekends or at parties are at a higher risk of alcohol addiction, scientists from Stanford University reported.

Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan had not drunk alcohol, lawyer tells HC

Seeking to pick holes in the prosecution's arguments in the 2002 hit-and-run case, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's lawyer on Monday told the Bombay High Court that the evidence did not suggest that the actor had consumed alcohol.

Pancreatitis sufferers have poor odds of improving

WellingtonSufferers of pancreatitis have a high likelihood of their condition worsening if they fail to stop smoking and to cut alcohol consumption, said a study released on Monday.