Heavy drinking

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

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

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

Heavy alcohol drinking increases heart disease risk: Study

Men were more likely to be heavy drinkers compared with women; however, there were twice as many stable nondrinkers and former drinkers among the women than the men.

Feb 21, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2016, 10:05 AM IST

Heavy drinking may impair cognitive function in elderly

A new study at Brown University in the US sought to elucidate the relations among age, heavy drinking, and neurocognitive function.

Sep 26, 2016, 22:25 PM IST

Six ways alcohol affects your health!

 Drinking too much alcohol can lead to fatty liver, hepatitis and 'scarring' of the liver.

Aug 02, 2016, 16:42 PM IST

Heavy drinking may lead to breathing problems

In the study, adults who drink excessively were found to have less nitric oxide in their exhaled breath than adults who do not drink. 

Aug 02, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Heavy drinking ups stroke risk more than BP, diabetes

More than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise your stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, warns a study.

Jan 30, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Heavy drinking in teens lead to structural changes in brain

A new study has revealed that heavy drinking during adolescence may lead to structural changes in the brain and memory deficits that persist into adulthood.

Oct 29, 2014, 19:52 PM IST

Heavy drinking in middle-age may speed cognitive decline by up to 6 years in men

A new study has revealed that middle-aged men, who are heavy drinkers, may speed their memory loss by up to six years later on.

Jan 16, 2014, 11:43 AM IST

Smoking and heavy drinking combo speeds up mental decline

The combination of smoking and heavy drinking can speed up cognitive decline by as much as 36 per cent, a new study has claimed.

Jul 11, 2013, 16:38 PM IST

Heavy drinking negates recovery from trauma

Heavy drinkers not only face a higher risk of car accidents and domestic violence, but alcohol also actually rewires the brain.

Sep 03, 2012, 13:42 PM IST

Brain scan may predict teens’ heavy drinking

The new findings add to evidence that heavy drinking has consequences for teenagers’ developing brains.

Aug 08, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

Depression peaks among those living alone

The number of people living alone has not only doubled over the last three decades, thanks to the breakdown of the family system, but they are also experiencing heightened levels of depression, a study reveals.

Mar 23, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

Heavy drinking tied to higher stomach cancer risk

Men who down more than four alcoholic drinks in a day may have a heightened risk of stomach cancer.

Oct 29, 2011, 08:58 AM IST

`Heavy drinking may leave you tipsy for years`

A new study has found that heavy drinking has a major impact on coordination for years after giving up the bottle.

Sep 18, 2011, 18:26 PM IST

Heavy drinking affects long term memory

Large amounts of alcohol cause brain cells to release steroids that block the formation of long-term memories.

Jul 10, 2011, 21:58 PM IST

Heavy drinking affects long term memory

Large amounts of alcohol cause brain cells to release steroids that block the formation of long-term memories.

Jul 10, 2011, 00:00 AM IST