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Want to stay young forever? Don't drink alcohol

Want to stay young forever? Don't drink alcohol

Now, adding weight to the negative effects of alcohol on ageing, a new research suggests the more alcohol you drink, the more your cells appear to age.

IMA's new advisory to its members: Refrain from drinking with 'non-doctors'

IMA's new advisory to its members: Refrain from drinking with 'non-doctors'

The representative voluntary organisation of doctors has also asked its members to observe dry days on July 1 (Doctors’ Day) and September 5 (Teachers’ day).

Your mental health is at risk if you indulge in binge drinking, cocaine abuse

Your mental health is at risk if you indulge in binge drinking, cocaine abuse

Poorer attention was linked with frequent and infrequent binge drinking and use of drugs, in particular, stimulants. 

Gluten intolerance taking away the pleasures of drinking beer? Researchers have found a way out!

Gluten intolerance taking away the pleasures of drinking beer? Researchers have found a way out!

Currently, no medicinal treatment is available, and the only option is to follow a strict, gluten-free diet. 

Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids'

Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids'

Conduct disorder (CD) is a mental disorder where children demonstrate aggressive behaviour that causes or threatens harm to other people or animals such as bullying or intimidating others, often initiating physical fights, or being physically cruel to animals.

High intake of alcohol may cause muscle loss in post-menopausal women

High intake of alcohol may cause muscle loss in post-menopausal women

Sarcopenia is an age-related process that also affects balance, gait, and overall ability to perform tasks of daily living.

Strokes may increase desire for alcohol: Study

Strokes may increase desire for alcohol: Study

According to the study, stroke kills neurons in a part of the brain called the dorsal lateral striatum, and they stop inhibiting certain neurons in the mid-brain.

Here is Yogi Adityanath government's plan to check manufacturing and sale of illicit liquor in UP

Here is Yogi Adityanath government's plan to check manufacturing and sale of illicit liquor in UP

With a view to effectively checking manufacture and sale of illicit liquor, Uttar Pradesh government has set up 399 anti-crime sectors covering all the 75 districts of the state.

Alcohol and gut fungus combination – Soothing it may sound, lethal it is!

Alcohol and gut fungus combination – Soothing it may sound, lethal it is!

The study also found that anti-fungal compounds like amphotericin B protect from the alcohol-related liver disease progression.

Ladies, take note! Drinking a glass of wine, other alcohol daily may up breast cancer risk

Ladies, take note! Drinking a glass of wine, other alcohol daily may up breast cancer risk

The report also found that being overweight or obese increases the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer, the most common type of breast cancer.

Journalists' passion for their profession makes them the go-getters they are, says study

Journalists' passion for their profession makes them the go-getters they are, says study

The job of a journalist is more often than not, a pressurising one, but that doesn't affect them, say researchers. 

Scientists debunk 'happy drunk' myth

Scientists debunk 'happy drunk' myth

Researchers found that participants' ratings indicated change in all five of the major personality factors.

Believing cocktail contains energy drink makes you more tipsy

Believing cocktail contains energy drink makes you more tipsy

Researchers found labelling the same cocktail as vodka and Red Bull increased perceived intoxication by 51 per cent, compared to labelling it a vodka cocktail or a fruit juice cocktail.

Alcohol does more harm to poor than to rich, says study

Alcohol does more harm to poor than to rich, says study

Researchers led by the University of Glasgow in the UK found that although increased consumption was associated with harm in all groups of people, it was disproportionately harmful for the poorest in society.

After reports of 'rats guzzling liquor' stored in police stations, 28,000 litre alcohol destroyed in 'dry' Bihar

After reports of 'rats guzzling liquor' stored in police stations, 28,000 litre alcohol destroyed in 'dry' Bihar

Following reports of "rats guzzling down liquor" stored in police stations of Bihar, the authorities have now started destroying seized contraband.

Now, consuming alcohol in public places in Goa can land you in jail

Now, consuming alcohol in public places in Goa can land you in jail

This is one news which all the drinkers should be aware of!

Ladies, take note! Consuming 7 or more alcoholic beverages per week increases breast cancer risk

Ladies, take note! Consuming 7 or more alcoholic beverages per week increases breast cancer risk

Previous studies have already established alcohol as a risk factor for breast cancer, however, most of those studies have been conducted in predominantly white populations.

Forget paracetamol, beer may be a better painkiller!

Forget paracetamol, beer may be a better painkiller!

The findings suggest that alcohol is an effective analgesic that delivers clinically-relevant reductions in ratings of pain intensity, researchers said.

Under the influence? Here's how heavy drinking can cause accidents

Under the influence? Here's how heavy drinking can cause accidents

Are you a heavy drinker? Well, a new study has found that people who are heavy drinkers may think that they can handle the alcohol, but they are not impaired.

Liquor ban on highways to affect 30% premium hotels: Crisil

Liquor ban on highways to affect 30% premium hotels: Crisil

The ban on alcohol sale within 500 metres of highways will impact up to 30 percent of premium hotels.