07 Mar 2014
Toronto: Teens who drink high-caffeine energy beverages are more likely to use alcohol, drugs and cigarettes, a new study has warned.
25 Feb 2014
London: In a landmark case to be heard in Britain's Court of Appeal, excessive alcohol drinking during pregnancy may be declared a criminal offence, a media report said.
21 Feb 2014
Male: A court in Maldives on Thursday sentenced a Member of Parliament (MP) to one year in prison for refusing to provide police with a urine sample after he was arrested for allegedly consuming alcohol.
29 Jan 2014
Washington: Alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to violence between partners, a new study has found.
31 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is seen on the cover of men’s magazine GQ India’s February 2014 issue, says alcohol is a stress buster for many but he likes to stay away from it.
30 Jan 2014
London: Drinking too much alcohol regularly can raise the risk of developing the deadliest form of skin cancer by 55 per cent, a new study has warned.
01 Feb 2014
Madrid: A diehard fan of beer but not able to distinguish between different varieties of the bubbly? Here comes an electronic tongue that can do it for you.
28 Jul 2012
Scientists have reported yet another reason, besides possible liver damage, stomach bleeding and other side effects, to avoid drinking alcohol while taking certain medicines. The new report describes laboratory experiments in which alcohol made several medications up to three times more available to the body, effectively tripling the original dose.
31 Dec 2013
New York: Youngsters drinking alcohol over the weekend may end up impacting their DNA, indicates a study. A pioneering study in Mexico analysed the effect of weekend alcohol consumption in students aged between 18-23 on the lipids comprising cell membrane and its genetic material - DNA.
27 Jan 2014
London: A new study has suggested that indulging in a drinking binge even once during pregnancy could have long lasting effects on the child’s behaviour in later years.