Drinking

Drinking more than 14 units of alcohol a week can cause skin problems: Study

Drinking more than 14 units of alcohol a week can cause skin problems: Study

The scientists found that while the hangover can subside after 24 hours, the effects on the skin for a woman aged 40 can last 28 days.

Dec 04, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Smoking, drinking may cause failures in dental fillings

Smoking, drinking may cause failures in dental fillings

The results, published in the journal Frontiers in Medicine, suggest that genetic analysis might help dentists to personalise treatments for their patients, which could lead to improved outcomes.

Nov 07, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
College students, beware! Binge-drinking may hamper your job prospects later

College students, beware! Binge-drinking may hamper your job prospects later

Researchers found that a non-binge pattern of drinking does not adversely impact job search results among graduates unless and until their drinking reaches binge levels.

Sep 21, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Goa: No more drinking in public places, says Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

Goa: No more drinking in public places, says Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

The state has already banned drinking on beaches

Sep 18, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
Men, beware! Lack of control over your alcohol consumption could harm you more than women

Men, beware! Lack of control over your alcohol consumption could harm you more than women

Long-term alcohol use can change brain functions and these changes are significantly different in men and women.

Sep 04, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
Are you a fan of drinking cocktails out of copper mugs? You could get posioned!

Are you a fan of drinking cocktails out of copper mugs? You could get posioned!

It is bad news for Moscow Mule fans, the Insta-friendly drink which is typically served in a trendy copper mug.

Aug 06, 2017, 15:18 PM IST
Can moderate drinking keep dementia at bay?

Can moderate drinking keep dementia at bay?

While drinking alcohol in excess is associated with many health hazards, new research has found that older adults who consume alcohol moderately on a regular basis are more likely to live to the age of 85 without dementia or other cognitive impairments than non-drinkers.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Beware! Your daily drinking habit may increase your risk of developing skin cancer

Beware! Your daily drinking habit may increase your risk of developing skin cancer

While ultraviolet radiation is directly linked to BCC and cSCC risk, the relationship between alcohol and these cancers is not exactly defined, the study said.

Aug 01, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Alcohol may actually help improve memory, says study

Alcohol may actually help improve memory, says study

 A new study has revealed that alcohol may improve memory about information learned before the drinking session began.

Jul 26, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
A hole in stomach - Drinking cocktail containing nitrogen liquid turned costly for Delhi man

A hole in stomach - Drinking cocktail containing nitrogen liquid turned costly for Delhi man

As per a report in Hindustan Times, the 30-year-old, whose identity has not been revealed, had to be rushed to a hospital in Gurgaon after he drank the cocktail with white smoke flowing from it. 

Jul 03, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
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.

Jun 26, 2017, 15:23 PM IST
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).

Jun 26, 2017, 10:02 AM IST
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. 

Jun 25, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
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.

May 16, 2017, 21:19 PM IST

NRI arrested in Bihar for theft, drinking

An non-resident Indian man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a motorcycle and consuming liquor in the dry state of Bihar, police said on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
This is why you should never mix energy drinks with alcohol

This is why you should never mix energy drinks with alcohol

A new study has found that alcohol mixing with energy drinks could increase the risk of falls and injury as compared to drinking alcohol only.

Mar 22, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
WhatsApp number soon to report public drinking, says Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

WhatsApp number soon to report public drinking, says Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Do you consume liquor at public places in Delhi? Here is a news that you must read! 

Feb 08, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Bar-hopping with friends can give your well-being a healthy boost!

Bar-hopping with friends can give your well-being a healthy boost!

Oxford scientists found that moderate alcohol consumption may improve well-being due to the increased social interaction.

Jan 09, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
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.

Nov 29, 2016, 20:41 PM IST

Cheese can enhance taste of wine

The study used a new sensory evaluation method and found consuming cheese while drinking wine impacted the description and preference of different wines.

Oct 20, 2016, 17:13 PM IST