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Over 3 cups of coffee per day may trigger migraine

 According to researchers, among patients who experience episodic migraine, one to two servings of caffeinated beverages were not associated with headaches on that day, but three or more servings of caffeinated beverages may be associated with higher odds of migraine headache occurrence on that day or the following day.

Aug 08, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

High on life, only: Bihar government officials pledge to not drink alcohol

Government officials in the state have also accepted that they would be liable for punishment if they are found guilty of consuming alcohol.

Jul 29, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

Early life alcohol intake may increase prostate cancer risk

Consuming at least seven drinks of alcohol per week in your adolescence may increase the risk of high-grade prostate cancer later, a new study has found.

Aug 23, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Big B reveals why he doesn't promote alcohol

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he doesn't promote any product that has anything to do with alcohol or smoking as he doesn't consume them.

Jun 02, 2018, 17:09 PM IST

Why alcohol, sugar lead to thirst decoded

Scientists have identified a hormone that acts on the brain to stimulate thirst in response to sugar and alcohol, thereby preventing dehydration.

Apr 13, 2018, 12:51 PM IST

This tiny injectable sensor may help curb alcohol abuse

Scientists have come up with a novel tiny, ultra-low power chip that can be injected just under the surface of the skin to continuously monitor patients of substance abuse.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Why people get aggressive after drinking decoded

The results are largely consistent with a growing body of research about the neural basis of aggression, and how it is triggered by changes in the way that the prefrontal cortex, the limbic system and reward-related regions of the brain function.

Feb 13, 2018, 19:09 PM IST

Anti-anxiety drug can reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

The findings showed that tandospirone can help our brains reboot and reverse the damage on the regeneration of brain cells, caused by heavy alcohol consumption.

Feb 09, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

Parents giving alcohol to teens may not cut risky drinking

Importantly, teenagers supplied with alcohol by only their parents for one year were twice as likely to access alcohol from other sources the next year. 

Jan 29, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Sri Lankan women to challenge alcohol ban in country's top court

Several women have approached the top court of the country against a Cabinet decision to revoke two gazette notifications which permit women to buy alcohol.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:05 PM IST

How does alcohol cause cancer? Mouse study reveals all

For the new study, published in the science journal Nature, researchers gave lab mice diluted alcohol, known chemically as ethanol.

Jan 04, 2018, 10:56 AM IST

Western societies may quit alcohol with alcosynth-laded drinks: Scientist

While human socialisation has been built around alcohol consumption, regular and increased intake have resulted in toxic effects on the human body.
 

Dec 18, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

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, alcohol consumption can make you look older than your age: Study

Heavy drinking and smoking are linked to visible signs of physical ageing and the consequences reflect on a person's face, sooner or later.
 

Nov 17, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Excess alcohol intake may lead to insomnia in adolescents

The researcher examined the associations between alcohol use and sleep-related issues on seventh and eighth-grade students.
 

Nov 12, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Bizarre! Chinese vendor offers scheme for lifetime supply of alcohol

The product on offer is “Baijiu”, the most common alcoholic drink in rural China made of grain. The distilled spirit packs a punch of 52 percent alcohol.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

This drug may change the way you consume alcohol

When an adolescent who has been binge drinking becomes an adult, they're often left with an immature brain, which assists in the development of alcohol dependence.

Nov 03, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

No eggs, meat, alcohol allowed at UP's new pilgrimage sites Vrindavan, Barsana

The state banned the consumption of eggs, non-vegetarian food and alcohol at the two 'pavitra tirth sthal' 

Oct 28, 2017, 08:13 AM IST

Mothers-to-be, take note! Alcohol during pregnancy may put babies at risk of anxiety

Despite being aware of the dangerous impact of alcohol consumption during pregnancy, many expecting mothers continue to overlook the ill-effects.

Oct 25, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

Alcohol can make you a language expert: Study

Alcohol consumption gives you a boost while speaking to others and it can also make you a foreign language expert eventually.

Oct 19, 2017, 13:33 PM IST