21 Apr 2015
New York: Men infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS need fewer drinks to feel the effects of alcohol than uninfected men, says a new study.
19 Apr 2015
Kochi: Aimed at cleansing the state of alcohol and drug abuse, the Kerala government on Sunday launched a major project 'Subodham' which will help people overcome substance addiction.
16 Apr 2015
Jakarta: Indonesia on Thursday banned small retailers from selling beer, despite an outcry from the booze industry and in tourism hotspots over the Muslim-majority country's latest offensive against drinking.
15 Apr 2015
New York: Smokers will not believe this but nicotine exposure actually promotes alcohol dependence, says a research.In lab experiments, the researchers also found that the combination of nicotine and alcohol activated a unique group of neurons, giving positive reinforcement to continue alcohol and nicotine use."It is a vicious cycle.
04 Apr 2015
London: Alcohol dependent patients die about 7.6 years earlier on average than hospital patients without a history of alcohol addiction, warns a new study.
07 Apr 2015
Kolkata: The West Bengal government will soon introduce branded liquor in tetra packs in a bid to stop sale of adulterated liquor and its duplication.
01 Apr 2015
New York: It may appear fine to you if your kids ask for a sip as you enjoy your drink at home or in a bar but this sip may cost you dearly later in life.
23 Mar 2015
New York: Researchers are working on an in-built blood alcohol level tester that can prevent people under its influence from driving.
31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Often Bollywood stars are caught partying hard and getting drunk as they are granted with lavish lifestyles. Although they try to remain cautious at public places but sometimes they fail to protect themselves from the witty camera lens. Here are some leaked pictures of Bollywood celebs when they were at the stage of an all time high:
10 Mar 2015
London: People who use snus, a moist powder tobacco product, run twice the risk of developing alcohol dependency as compared with non-users. This suggests that nicotine dependency in any form could lead to alcohol addiction, says a new study.