Alcohol abuse and alcoholism is becoming more and more common in urban India. High taxation and even curfews aren’t making a dent in consumption. To address the problem in Rajasthan, the Catholic Diocese of Jaipur has set up
Researchers claim that beer even without its alcoholic content has a similar effect on the human brain and triggers dopamine in the same way drugs and other alcoholic drinks do. Using positron emission tomography (PET), the
Driving when you feel groggy with a heavy cold can be as hazardous as drunken driving, because of slow reaction times, says a study. Drivers having a heavy cold not only take longer to stop a car but also drive too close to the
A tiny capsule that mimics the liver in processing alcohol could provide a speedy cure to hangovers, says an American study. In a discovery that could promise a quick fix to the common hangover, a team of researchers led by
We could drone on about the ill-effects of alcohol consumption and what happens to your body and liver when you drink it but that won’t stop most people from their usual New Year drinking. Many of you are going to usher in 2013
Women who drink heavily tend to pass their bad habits to their teen offspring, warns a UK study. The study conducted by think-tank Demos claims that in Britain as many as 2.5 million children, 20 percent of the total, live with a
A new study suggests that people with poor mental health have a shorter lifespan. Researchers analysed data from over 68,000 adults aged 35 years and over who took part in the Health Survey for England from 1994 to 2004.
In an interesting offer, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has written to Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya, stating that they could help the debt-ridden carrier work its way back to financial