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Gene variant that curbs cravings for alcohol identified

Gene variant that curbs cravings for alcohol identified

The discovery of FGF21 could lead to a pill that could help alcoholics curb their cravings for alcohol.

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

We all know that excessive consumption of alcohol leads to liver cirrhosis.

New blood test may identify alcohol disorders in foetus

New blood test may identify alcohol disorders in foetus

Researchers have identified a blood test that may help predict how severely a newborn can be affected by alcohol exposure during pregnancy.

Drinking during pregnancy - New blood test that predicts severity of fetal alcohol syndrome!

Drinking during pregnancy - New blood test that predicts severity of fetal alcohol syndrome!

Babies exposed to alcohol in the womb can develop fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs).

Heart disease: What increases your risk, tips to reduce it!

Heart disease is caused by plaque buildup in the wall of the arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol affects brain

Highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol affects brain

Drinking highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol will trigger changes in the adolescent brain which are similar to taking cocaine, study suggests.

Diwali Special: Seven simple tips for safe and healthy celebrations!

With the festival of lights round the corner, we are all set for celebrations with shopping, making sweets and decorating the house being the top priority. 

Osteoporosis: Reasons why men can also get the disease!

Osteoporosis, which causes bones to become weak and brittle, affects more women because they tend to have thinner bones than men.

Smoking, alcohol associated with most cancers in US

Preventable risk factors like smoking and alcohol are closely associated with 11 of the 15 cancers in the US, finds a study.

Follow these simple ways to keep your breasts healthy!

Women should keep their breasts healthy and nurtured as keeping a healthy habits you can lower the risk of developing the breast cancer. 

Want to get rid of body odour? Avoid these foods!

Body odour is mainly caused due to excessive use of deodorants, but sometimes, it can also be of food items.

Head and neck cancer: What increases your risk, prevention tips!

The main factors that increase the risk of head and neck cancers are smoking and alcohol consumption.

Things you can do to prevent dementia!

Dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes which is caused by brain disease or injury.

Parental absence may lead to early smoking, drinking

The researchers from University College London drew on data from the UK Millennium Cohort Study, which has been tracking the health of almost 19,000 children born between 2000 and 2002, in regular surveys.

Hops content in beer could reduce damaging effects of alcohol

Hops, usually used to add flavour to beer, refers to the flowers of the hops plant, Humulus lupulus.

Breast cancer: Five ways to prevent the disease!

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer found among women. 

 

Bihar govt introduces new liquor policy, to challenge Patna HC order on alcohol ban in SC

Bihar govt introduces new liquor policy, to challenge Patna HC order on alcohol ban in SC

Even after the Patna High Court struck down Nitish Kumar government's Anti-liquor Act, deeming it 'illegal', the Bihar government on Sunday implemented the new stringent Bihar Excise and Prohibition Act by re-imposing ban on sale of alcohol in the state.

Moderate alcohol consumption may increase risk of atrial fibrillation

 Moderate alcohol consumption may change the structure of the heart in ways that increases the risk of atrial fibrillation leading to a stroke, a study suggests.

Cheers! Your evening drink may work as anti-depressant

The study demonstrated that alcohol followed the same biochemical pathway as rapid anti-depressants in the animals, while producing behavioural effects comparable to those observed in people.

Beware! Energy drinks may up risk of drunk driving

We all love to consume energy drinks as it gives us instant energy to our body.