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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.

Cold weather and less sunlight may increase alcohol consumption: Study

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.

Alcohol is sugar content if taken in limit, not a poison: Chandigarh Consumer forum

The Forum opined that repudiation of the claim was deficiency in service unless the disease was caused with excess intake of alcohol i.e. to say Pancreatitis.

Mere smell of liquor can’t conclude one is incapable of driving: Consumer forum to insurance firm

The forum, after hearing the arguments, observed that the insurance firm has not been able to bring on record any concrete and reliable evidence in shape of any medical test report of the complainant to prove that he was under the influence of liquor at the time of the accident.


Low doses of alcohol good for brain: study

Animals that were exposed to low levels of alcohol consumption, actually showed less inflammation in the brain and their glymphatic system was more efficient in moving CSF through the brain and removing waste, compared to control mice who were not exposed to alcohol.

New handheld device detects fake booze while it’s still in bottle

As well as detecting the contents of fake alcohol, the researchers could also discriminate between multiple well-known Scotch whisky brands and detect different levels of alcohol.

Breath analysers not 100 per cent accurate, says court

"Perusal of the impugned order reflects that the magistrate had not considered the calibration report in respect of breath analyser used in this case, nor he had taken into consideration the margin of error which is bound to occur in an electronic or electrical device as no manufacturer can claim about 100 per cent accuracy in the results."

More than 1 glass of wine a day may trigger breast cancer risk

A small glass of wine or beer a day increases pre-menopausal breast cancer risk by five per cent and post-menopausal breast cancer risk by nine per cent.

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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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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.