Lifestyle linked to changes in brain ageing: Study

Making basic lifestyle changes could help to prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, according to new analysis by British health charity Age UK.

E-cigarettes use rising among US teenagers: Survey

While use of cigarettes, alcohol and abuse of pain relievers among US teenagers has declined since 2013, use of e-cigarettes has gone up considerably, a survey says.

People who use cocaine, amphetamines at double suicide risk

People who use cocaine and amphetamines face almost two-fold greater risk of suicidal behaviour between people who inject drugs.

Black tea shields from alcohol-induced tummy ulcers

Black tea, known for its immunity boosting potential, can also help prevent and mitigate the effects of stomach ulcers caused by alcohol consumption, a scientist said here.

How to ward off 'holiday heartburn'

President Obama's recent diagnosis of acid reflux helped in prompting wide awareness of an ailment that is especially prevalent at the time of holiday season; however, its complications can be avoided.

VHP to hold conference demanding liquor ban

Demanding total prohibition and removal of liquor shops in the state, the Vishwa Hindu on Monday said it would hold a conference at Hosur on January 25 2015.

Harry Styles to cut out alcohol
Harry Styles to cut out alcohol

One Direction star Harry Styles has revealed that he is going on a health kick this Christmas.

Oman council seeks ban on alcohol

Oman`s Shura council has voted to ban alcohol, an official of the advisory body said, a move that, if approved by the cabinet, would bring the sultanate in line with some other conservative Gulf Arab states and could hurt plans to expand tourism.

Alcohol hampers body's ability to adjust sleep

 A team of Indian American scientists from the University of Missouri has found that drinking alcohol to fall asleep interferes with body's natural ability to regulate sleep.

Lily Allen gives up alcohol
Lily Allen gives up alcohol

Singer Lily Allen has turned teetotaller because she wants to grow up.

Cheick Tiote sorry for champagne driving video
Cheick Tiote sorry for champagne driving video

Newcastle United`s Ivorian midfielder Cheick Tiote issued an apology on Saturday after video footage emerged showing him driving a car while holding an uncorked bottle of champagne.

Tougher UK drink-drive rule urged after Scots lower limit

Scotland on Friday lowered its drink-drive limit below that in force in the rest of Britain, in a move that could put motorists over the legal threshold after just one drink.

Gaga wants to be sober 'at some point'
Gaga wants to be sober 'at some point'

 Singer Lady Gaga says she wants to get sober "at some point" in the future.

Genetic mutation allowed humans to digest alcohol
Genetic mutation allowed humans to digest alcohol

Human ancestors began evolving the ability to digest alcohol about 10 million years ago, researchers say.

Lars Von Trier under treatment for drug, alcohol addiction
Lars Von Trier under treatment for drug, alcohol addiction

Controversial Danish director Lars Von Trier has revealed that he is undergoing treatment for alcohol and drug addiction.

Tips for keeping your heart healthy!

A healthy heart is the way to healthy living, they say.

Moderate drinking has health benefits for only some people

 A new study has observed that moderate alcohol consumption can protect against coronary heart disease, but only for the 15 percent of the population that have a particular genotype.

Alcohol addiction recovery may trigger insomnia

For people in the early phases of recovery from alcohol addiction, insomnia is a "prevalent and persistent" problem, says a study.

Women have higher risk of injury than men post-drinking

Woman who find alcohol hard to resist even after three standard drinks are more likely to suffer from injury when compared with men, shows new research that includes patients from India.

Stomach hormone triggers alcohol craving: Study

A hormone released by the stomach also has the potential to stimulate alcohol craving, a new study has found.