Binge drinking puts young males at hypertension risk

Binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males, a research found.

Teenage self-harm leads to mental problems in adulthood

Those who inflict harm upon themselves as teenagers face an increased risk of developing mental health and substance misuse problems as adults, a research has revealed.

Binge drinking in early adulthood can lead to increased risk of high BP in men

A new study has revealed that binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males.

Man with Google Glass had 'Internet addiction disorder'

A 31-year-old American was treated for addiction after wearing Google Glass for up to 18 hours a day and even experienced dreams as if looking through the device, doctors said.

Alcohol can disrupt sleep even after quitting

Chronic alcohol exposure can lead to disruptions in the sleep cycle, not just when one actively drinks but even years after one stops drinking.

Age at first drink decides alcohol addiction among teens

An early onset of drinking is a risk factor for subsequent heavy drinking and negative outcomes among high school students, finds a new study.

I can absorb 14 bottles of wine per day, says Gerard Depardieu
I can absorb 14 bottles of wine per day, says Gerard Depardieu

 Gerard Depardieu recently revealed that he can drink around 14 bottles of wine per day, it has been reported.

A village in Rajasthan free from smoking and drinking

The Sirohi village in Rajasthan is free smoking and drinking. the village is free from all kinds of toxication.

Overhydration in athletes can lead to death

It was recently revealed that drinking too much water and sports drinks could be fatal for athletes.

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.

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.

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.

`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.

British drink too much, ignorant: Survey

Britons are largely viewed as heavy drinkers and ignorant of other cultures, according to a survey by the British Council.

Drinking in middle age doubles memory impairment risks

A new study has revealed that middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life.

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.

SMSes can help young adults reduce binge drinking

Mobile phone text messages can help young adults reduce binge drinking by over 50 percent, a new study indicates.

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.

`Impulsive, hopeless` kids likelier to become binge drinkers

Researchers have discovered a variety of factors like impulsivity, hopelessness, sensation-seeking traits, lack of conscientiousness, with 70 percent accuracy that determines that kids will become binge drinkers.

Lea Michele `started drinking since she was a toddler`

Lea Michele has revealed that she has been drinking since she was a toddler.