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alcohol consumption


Trying to cut back on alcohol? Here's what works

April 04, 2022 5:22 pm

Most people successfully quit or cut back their alcohol consumption on their own. People who drink more frequently are much more likely to have symptoms of dependence and might find it more difficult.

How exercise may affect our alcohol consumption

January 03, 2022 9:39 am

People who are aerobically fit and work out a lot tend to imbibe more than their less fit peers.

'Sober curious'? How to embrace mindful drinking

December 27, 2021 2:33 pm

A growing moderation movement harnesses strategies from meditation to cut back on alcohol.

Does alcohol make you gain weight? Here's what a nutritionist says

November 21, 2021 11:48 am

Alcohol taken in moderation does not lead to weight gain, hamper weight loss, or increase appetite

From obesity to alcohol consumption: Experts share reasons for rising infertility

July 27, 2021 4:03 pm

Dr Madhuri Roy, gynaecologist and IVF consultant, founder, and managing director of Conceive IVF, Pune says, “Alcohol consumption leads to reduced seminal quality, low testosterone levels, decrease in semen volume and sperm count"

Alcohol drinking linked to over 62,000 new cancer cases in India last year: Lancet study

July 15, 2021 2:47 pm

Alcohol consumption has been shown to cause DNA damage through increased production of harmful chemicals in the body, and affect hormone production, which can contribute to cancer development, according to the researchers

Uttar Pradesh: Four dead after consuming spurious liquor

March 22, 2021 5:11 am

Taking serious note of it, the government suspended six officials including a sub divisional magistrate, a circle officer and district excise officer on late Sunday evening.

Unhappy hours: Maharashtra sees a sharp drop in alcohol consumption in April-June

July 13, 2020 2:31 am

As against 24.08 crore bulk litres (bl) consumed in April-June 2019, the consumption was barely 9.89 crore bl this year. Senior excise officials and industry players indicate the recovery to 2019 consumption level may take a while.

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.