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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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PMJAY data can be game-changer for public health programmes in India

Experts and government officials agree on importance of PMJAY data in framing public health policies, emphasise importance of data protection Experts from the government and...

Big tobacco bringing same market strategy into sugary drinks

Study shows how learnings from tobacco have been used to push sell sugar sweetened beverages Tobacco conglomerates once used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to...