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
The strategy of increasing prices and taxes of alcohol and alcohol-related beverages has not lowered neither their demand or consumption in the country, leading to various health and social issues, health experts said. Speaking
Pooja is the kind of woman, every man wants to be with and every woman wants to be. She has a high-flying career in a leading MNC, is drop-dead gorgeous and is sharper and more driven than most of her colleagues. But she has a
The recent Satyamev Jayate episode brought forward some questions that we tend to ignore about alcoholism. Addictions are dependent on external factors to feel a misplaced sense of control. It doesn’t matter what form the
Today’s Satyamev Jayate episode dealt with alcohol abuse. Alcoholism is a problem that ails our society yet we usually refuse to acknowledge its effect. It usually starts early in life - as a dare, a sort of a coming-of-age
The pill , a drug called nalmefene (Revex) makes alcoholics want to drink less. Although still undergoing clinical trials, it is considered a breakthrough because it's the first pill that is aimed at reducing alcohol consumption.
Ever wondered why some reformed alcoholics manage to remain sober and others relapse. It seems like there is a force more powerful than will power at play here.
Scientists have identified a particular variant of a gene