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alcohol consumption


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.

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.