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.
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.
28 Apr 2015
Melbourne: A smartphone app has been designed to help people reduce their dependence on alcohol. The app diagnoses your drinking habits and measures how healthy, risky or dangerous they may be.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.