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Devdas was right, alcohol does make your memory leaky

Even a single drink can alter how memories are formed in the brainOne of the most iconic characters in Indian literature and movies, Devdas...

Alcohol a drug? Experts argue on the affirmative in BMJ

In an article experts argue that classifying alcohol as a drug would ensure coherent policy and better outcomes against addiction Should alcohol be classified as...

Your every day paracetamol is the leading cause of acute liver...

A common over-the-counter painkiller, paracetamol or acetaminophen causes acute liver failure at high doses The every day paracetamol hides a sinister secret. Your go to...

Reduce alcohol availability, raise taxes, WHO tells members

World Health Organisation unveils SAFER a five pronged strategy to crack down against alcohol consumption World Health Organisation has called upon countries to strengthen restrictions...

Alcohol kills more than 3 mn each year, most of them...

Harmful use of alcohol kills more than 3 million people each year, most of them men. More than 3 million people died as a result...

1 in 10 deaths in the world has alcohol to blame:...

Study analyses data from the Global Burden of Disease Alcohol is a leading risk factor for death and disease worldwide, and is associated with nearly...

Worried about your growing girth? It could be the drunchies

The urge to eat salty unhealthy foods while having a drink could add to the trend of growing obesity the world over If you are...

Alcohol makes men react aggressively to sexual refusal

Study finds that more the number of refusals, more hostile the verbal comments became Alcohol can impair men's ability to deal with sexual refusals. Intoxicated...

A new low cost chip can sense cocaine use just like...

A new, low-cost chemical sensing chip could test for cocaine, opioids and marijuana as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol. This kind of technology has...

Alcohol could make PMS symptoms worse

Alcohol increased pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) severity by 45-79% finds new study Drinking alcohol may be linked to pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) suggests a study in the...

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