App to tell if alcohol-related tremors are real or fake

Are you worried at sudden shaking of hands and arms after quitting alcohol recently? Take heart as there is now an app that can judge the severity of tremors owing to alcohol withdrawal.

Tipplers may head to Kerala borders to get their fill

Liquor vends at Kerala's borders are likely to see a jump in sales as the state will see the introduction of prohibition in a phased manner.

Chandy briefs Antony on decision to shut bars

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday briefed senior Congress leader AK Antony on the UDF Government's new liquor policy that sharply cuts down on availability of alcoholic drinks.

Genes may influence hangover chances

Know why you get a hangover after a night of drinking while some of your friends do not? Blame it on your genes.

Genes may put some people at increased risk of hangovers

Hungover after a wild night of partying? Blame your genes.

Drinking part of Goa`s culture, no prohibition: BJP leader

Prohibition cannot come in Goa because drinking is part of Goa`s culture, BJP state vice-president Wilfred Mesquita said on Friday.

Alcohol took me to a dark place: Gerard Way

Former `My Chemical Romance` frontman Gerard Way has spoken openly about his experiences with alcoholism.

Rihanna cuts out alcohol to help skin

R&B star Rihanna has revealed that she cuts out alcohol and drinks plenty of water to cure skin break outs and dryness.

Counselling has almost `no effect` young alcohol abusers

A new study has revealed that counselling techniques used to help young people with drinking problems may be of limited benefit.

Threefold surge in male teenage drinking in India: Study

Revealing an alarming trend, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher has reported a threefold surge in the number of male teenagers drinking alcohol in India, especially in urban cities and poorer households.

Video games cause deviant behaviour in teens: Study

Teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely to engage in alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency and risky sex, says a study.

Iran opens first state-run alcohol rehab centre

Drinking alcohol is illegal for Muslims under Iran`s strict Islamic teachings but there is open violation of the law.

`Increasing alcohol cost curbs harmful drinking`

Reducing alcohol`s affordability is the most effective way to reduce alcohol-related harm in people, says a study.

Alcohol kills 15 Australians every day

Alcohol causes 15 deaths and hospitalises 430 Australians every day with the numbers rapidly increasing over the past decade, a new study released Thursday said.

No more alcohol for Ellen DeGeneres

TV show host Ellen DeGeneres has decided to give up alcohol to support her partner Portia de Rossi, who recently came out of rehabilitation.

Fish oil may protect alcoholics from neurodamage, dementia

A new study has revealed that Omega-3 fish oil might help in reducing the risk of brain cell loss and eventual dementia in alcoholics.

Drinking in the open out, CCTVs in on Goa`s beaches

Visiting Goa during the next tourist season? Here`s a heads-up. Drinking in the open on beaches and cooking in public is out, but CCTVs on all major beaches and courteous policemen eager to help out tourists might be in.

Mutant worms can help treat alcoholics: Study

Mutation in worms stops them from getting intoxicated, provides new hope for drunken people, claims a new study.

App to help develop mature drinking habits

If you are looking to track your off-limit daily alcohol intake and develop mature drinking habits, get this app on your smartphone.

Drink less to keep your heart healthy

Reducing the amount of alcoholic beverages consumed, even for light-to-moderate drinkers, may promote cardiovascular health, according to a new study by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.