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Frequent alcohol intake linked with heart rhythm disorder: Study

However, it was not clear which is more important: the total amount of alcohol or the number of drinking sessions, researchers said.

Goa Police launches awareness drive to combat drug, alcohol menace

On Sunday Dr. Rajesh Patil, a laparoscopic surgeon from Goa Medical College who has presented a paper on alcoholism spoke to children of classes eight to ten — and made them aware of the various illnesses one could contract due to substance abuse.


India's alcohol intake up by 38 per cent in seven years: Lancet study

As a result of increased alcohol consumption and population growth, the total volume of alcohol consumed globally per year has increased by 70 per cent - from 20,999 million litres in 1990 to 35,676 million litres in 2017.

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can be harmful for both mother and baby

Drinking alcohol in childbearing age is a health concern for both the mother and the baby. If a woman consumes liquor during her pregnancy, chances of risking unborn baby's health and her own body are high. Excessive consumption can result in miscarriage because of damage to the baby's developing cells.

No amount of alcohol safe during pregnancy: Study

Researchers have taken one of the first major steps in finding the biological changes in the brain that drive foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

Heavy alcohol use may slow brain growth: Study

The study, published in the journal eNeuro, shows that heavy alcohol use reduced the rate of brain growth by 0.25 millilitres per year for every gramme of alcohol consumed per kilogramme of body weight.


Harmful effects of alcohol on brain persist even after quitting: Study

Although the harmful effects of alcohol on the brain are widely known, the structural changes observed are very heterogeneous, said researchers from the Central Institute of Mental Health of Mannheim, in Germany.

Drinking beer before wine might not prevent a hangover: Study

It is popularly believed that having a beer before wine or vice-versa can result in a bad hangover. However, a recent study, as reported by The Guardian, states that one's drinking order does not prevent a hangover.

Moderate drinking beneficial for heart failure patients: Study

The study, published in JAMA Network Open, and as quoted by a report in The New York Times, is one of the firsts to analyse the effect of drinking post a heart failure diagnosis.

Maharashtra: Bombay HC notices to govt, BMC on underage drinking

A bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice M S Karnik issued the notices on December 20 and sought details of the state and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) licensing policy for restaurants, bars and cafes that have the permit to serve alcohol.

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10 party cocktails that will impress even the most discerning guest

Spices, liquor and even a desi lassi variant — this party season splash your guests with these creative flavours.

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Goa village wants to go dry

The villagers of Surla in Goa want its alcohol shops to be shut down. Tourists flock to its liquor shops to purchase cheap alcohol which results in misbehaviour with women and children. The residents want a cancellation of liquor licences of all the alcohol shops operating within the village.

Bulandshahr: Shameless Medical staff enjoy at wedding party in hospital

Bulandshahr (UP), Mar 01 (ANI): Leaving patients at the mercy of attendants, staff of a government hospital for women in Bulandshahr was seen enjoying a marriage party inside the premises. Loud music, dance, alcohol party took place inside the hospital's premises.In the video, hospital staff can be seen dancing to the tunes of Bollywood numbers at the function even as patients continue were left unattended.The attendant of the patients said that there were no doctors to attend the patients.