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 Smoking triggers <strong>alcohol</strong> craving in people

Smoking triggers alcohol craving in people

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.

smoking,   alcohol craving,   smokers,   nicotine,   Latest health news,  
HIV-infected men more sensitive to <strong>alcohol</strong>

HIV-infected men more sensitive to alcohol

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.

HIV infected men,   sensitive to alcohol,   human immunodeficiency virus,   AIDS,   Latest helth news,  
Now, a smartphone app to help boozers fight the urge to drink

Now, a smartphone app to help boozers fight the urge to drink

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.

Smartphone app,   Alcohol,   App,   drinking habits,   Health apps ,  
Muslim-majority Indonesia cracks down on <strong>alcohol</strong> sales

Muslim-majority Indonesia cracks down on alcohol sales

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.

Muslim population,   Indonesia,   Ban on alcohol sales,   Retailers,   beer,   supermarkets,   Rachmat Gobel,   Latest World News,  
 Alcoholism may cut short your life by eight years

Alcoholism may cut short your life by eight years

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.

Alcoholism,   life,   alcohol addiction,   Alcohol,   alcoholn effects,   physical health ,  
The car that won't let you drive if you are drunk

The car that won't let you drive if you are drunk

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.

alcohol level tester,   car,   alcohol ignition interlock devices,   alcohol-detecting sensors ,  
Tetra packaging of liquor to prevent adulteration soon

Tetra packaging of liquor to prevent adulteration soon

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.

West Bengal government,   Tetra packaging of liquor,   liquor,   alcohol ,  
Don't let your kids 'sip' a drink at home

Don't let your kids 'sip' a drink at home

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.

taboo,   Kids drink at home,   parents,   alcohol,   messages,   European model ,  
Tobacco use may double risk of <strong>alcohol</strong> dependency

Tobacco use may double risk of alcohol dependency

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.

Tobacco,   double risk,   alcohol,   nicotine,   Snus,  
Are YouTube videos eulogising <strong>alcohol</strong> use?

Are YouTube videos eulogising alcohol use?

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.

YouTube videos,   Alcohol intoxication,   Juxtapose intoxication,   Humour,   Attractiveness,   Negative consequences,  

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