26 Feb 2015
London: People who use snus, a moist powder tobacco product, run twice the risk of developing alcohol dependency as compared with non-users.
24 Feb 2015
Sydney: 'Love' hormone does not only help you bond better with your partner but also has a sobering effect on alcohol use, an interesting study shows.
22 Feb 2015
New York: The content of leading YouTube videos involving alcohol intoxication commonly juxtapose intoxication with humour and attractiveness, thereby undermining its negative consequences, new study reveals.
10 Feb 2015
New York: The more a Facebook user gets involved in alcohol-related posts, the more likely he or she is to consider consuming alcohol, a new study says.
30 Jan 2015
London: 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.
14 Jan 2015
London: People who work more than 48 hours per week are more likely to engage in risky alcohol consumption than those who work normal weeks worldwide, finds a global study spanning across 14 countries.
22 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Following the drop in temperature during winter, health experts have urged people to avoid excess alcohol intake and heavy physical activity to keep the body warm, as it can lead to heart attack.
19 Jan 2015
Washington: Sleep difficulties and hours of sleep can predict a number of specific problems, including binge drinking, driving under the influence and risky sexual behaviour, shows a study. The association between poor sleep and substance use has also been found in younger population.
19 Jan 2015
Melbourne: A study has found that drinking before sleep results in an increase in frontal alpha power in the brain, a development which is associated with disturbed sleep.