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Want to live past 90 years? Have coffee and alcohol in...

Celebrate alcohol and coffee drinkers, you may live longer than those who abstain from the two A new study by the University of California-Irvine found...

A glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away; the...

Consumption of one glass of wine a day associated with fewer hospital visitsWhile the serious negative effects of high alcohol consumption are well documented,...

Drunk driving accidents: low alcohol limits do not work

Study in The Lancet shows lowering alcohol limits for driving don't reduce road traffic accidents Reducing the blood alcohol concentration limit for driving is not...

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...

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Smells good! 2 mins of that smell & you may not...

Study shows smelling your favourite indulgent food for long may help avoid it Just a whiff of fried food may entice you to order a...

Glued to your mobile phone all day? Beware of ‘text neck’

Researchers warn about the possibilities of neck pain because of excessive mobile use A large majority of the world's 3.4 billion smartphone users are putting...

Every 10th kid & every 6th adult is victim of antibiotic...

Michigan Medicine study published in British Medical Journal highlights extent of antibiotic overuse One in 10 children and about one in six adults with private...