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Alcohol, tobacco are biggest threat to human welfare

In contrast, researchers say use of illicit drugs was far less common.

11 May 2018 1:32 PM

Here's why you should not drink whisky neat

Study found when whisky is diluted then more of the guaiacol compound can be found at the surface of the drink, thus enhancing its taste.

07 May 2018 11:22 AM

Wider Image: Tequila boom rooted in traditional farming techniques

Farmers of the agave cactus from which the spirit is distilled, have worked the fields for generations.

03 May 2018 10:54 AM

Add 10 years to your life with these healthy habits

Here is what a new study has found.

02 May 2018 9:37 AM

Healthy, smoke-free lifestyle tied to at least an extra decade of life

Adopting healthy lifestyle habits is no small feat and quite a challenge for most adults.

01 May 2018 9:11 AM


Low strength alcohol could increase consumption

Reducing consumption of alcohol is a public health priority in many countries.

26 Apr 2018 4:04 PM

Binge drinking during pregnancy could lead to alcohol abuse in kid

Offspring of binge-drinking mothers were less responsive to natural stimuli.

26 Apr 2018 4:00 PM

Study finds youth majorly affected by drug overdose

Factors associated with increased overdose risk were disorders involving use of alcohol, cocaine or amphetamines.

26 Apr 2018 8:09 AM

Cat survives nine-storey fall, lands on its feet, literally!

Local police are currently investigating the issue, however no arrests have been made so far. 

25 Apr 2018 4:43 PM

Premenstrual syndrome could be because of alcohol

There are some plausible biological explanations for the association found.

24 Apr 2018 3:09 PM


Experiment reveals flies find sex enjoyable and consume alcohol in its absence

It also sheds light on how substance addiction works as drugs use the same system in brains which are used to process natural rewards.

20 Apr 2018 3:56 PM

Too hot to sleep? 5 tips to help you get some shut-eye

With temperature crossing 40 degree Celsius on most days, 'above normal' heat makes it extremely difficult to maintain healthy sleep cycle.

20 Apr 2018 8:53 AM

Augmented reality app can aid Parkinson's patients overcome 'freezing'

The responses also differed by gender and category of alcohol dependency.

16 Apr 2018 9:08 PM

Does alcohol cause dementia?

The findings from the study are published in the journal Lancet Public Health.

16 Apr 2018 2:00 PM

Study finds regular alcohol consumption could take years off your life

According to the research, drinking more alcohol is associated with a higher risk of stroke, fatal aneurysm, heart failure and death.

14 Apr 2018 1:20 PM


When to say when: Study says limit alcohol to 1 drink a day

Women are hit by the effects of alcohol at lower amounts than men.

13 Apr 2018 4:17 PM

Revealed! Why sugar, alcohol make us thirsty

UT Southwestern researchers made the discovery.

13 Apr 2018 12:26 PM

How this gel could fix your slipped disc

The alcohol in the gel helps reduce the pain.

03 Apr 2018 11:37 AM

Diet to boost fertility in women

A long, hard look at your habits is generally required for the women to have an uncomplicated pregnancy followed by smooth delivery.

12 Mar 2018 6:59 PM

Parents fear social media more than drugs

Parent's number one concern was education and study stress among their children

11 Mar 2018 4:26 PM