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Thursday, April 02, 2020

alcohol consumption


Drinking during pregnancy can expose the child to foetal alcohol syndrome

December 19, 2019 3:27 pm

No amount of alcohol has been established as safe to be consumed during pregnancy. If a pregnant woman drinks alcohol during pregnancy, she places the baby at the risk of foetal alcohol syndrome.

'Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can alter baby's genes'

August 16, 2019 3:36 pm

The findings of the study showed that infants who are exposed to alcohol in the womb, which passes from the mother's blood through the umbilical cord, could lead to increased levels of cortisol, a potentially harmful stress hormone.

Cold weather and less sunlight may increase alcohol consumption: Study

November 20, 2018 2:53 pm

As per a recent study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh, Division of Gastroenterology, it was found that people who live in colder climates consume more alcohol than people who live in warm weather.

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

September 22, 2018 9:54 am

Europe has the highest global per capita alcohol consumption, even though it has already dropped by 10 per cent since 2010.

Can women drink while pregnant? Poster sparks debate

September 07, 2018 4:27 pm

Indeed, health organizations are virtually unanimous on the issue: Women should not drink while pregnant. Doing so can cause an array of physical and mental impairments in the child.

Forget that one glass of wine, no alcohol is good for you

August 24, 2018 8:46 pm

In 2016 in India, 42,000 deaths among women and 2.9 lakh deaths among men were attributed to alcohol consumption.

Adolescent drinking may reduce grey matter claims study

July 01, 2018 11:40 am

The findings showed that drinking may be associated with changes in the metabolite profile which includes reduced brain grey matter - involved in muscle control, sensory perception, self control.

Tax on alcohol, tobacco a powerful response to chronic diseases: Study

April 05, 2018 4:43 am

In India, wealthier households spent seven times more on alcohol and three times more on soft drinks and snacks, as compared to poorer households, the study found.

People found drinking on Goa beaches could be arrested: Tourism Minister

August 01, 2017 5:01 pm

In May this year, police in the tourist state had asked its personnel to arrest people, found drinking in public places, including beaches. At a meeting held in Calangute that month, citizens had complained about drinking on beaches as well other public places and no action being taken against them.

Do you boast about your drink? You might be at addiction risk

May 27, 2016 6:50 pm

An experiment proves that people tend to consume more alcohol when they are presented with different cues.