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Drug Menace: Odisha In Midst Of A Silent Storm

In view of the serious dimension the drug menace has assumed in Odisha, there has to be adequate strategy to control the problem. Government needs to address urgently issues like adequate staffing, training, adequate equipment and inter-agency coordination challenges.

Alcohol Consumption Linked To Over 62,000 New Cancer Cases In India In 2020: Lancet Study

These cancers have well-established causal links to alcohol consumption, and the estimates of the direct associations with alcohol in the new study are the first of their kind for 2020.

Binge Drinking Can Lead To Drunkorexia In Young Women

Sydney: Whether it is Mojito or a simple glass of fizz, if you find yourself bingeing on more than a few, you could be putting your physical and mental health at risk because binge drinking can contribute to drunkorexia, say researchers in a study that involved young women. Drunkorexia is a damaging and dangerous behaviour […]

Higher Alcohol Consumption Linked To Increased Stroke Risk

London: In a warning for heavy drinkers, new research says that higher alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of having a stroke or developing peripheral artery disease (PAD). While observational studies have consistently shown that heavy alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of certain cardiovascular diseases, they often use self-reported data […]

Heavy Drinking Hampers Decision-Making The Next Day

London: Drinking too much? Stop it right now. Researchers warn that heavy drinkers or people with a hangover have less ability decision-making the following day. When hungover, individuals have a reduced ability to retain information in their short-term memory – for example retaining a telephone number whilst taking a message at the same time. They […]

Liquor Consumption Increases Risk Of COVID-19 Infection

Hyderabad: On the eve of the World Liver Day, being observed amid the coronavirus pandemic, medical experts have warned that excessive liquor consumption weakens the immune system, making one more vulnerable to infections like COVID-19. A substance called ethanol or ethyl alcohol present in alcoholic beverages harms the immune system of an individual. Other toxic […]

Even little drinking can weaken bones of people with HIV

New York: Any level of alcohol consumption for people living with HIV can weaken bones, raising the risk of osteoporosis, a new study has said. The researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and School of Medicine (BUSM) did not find an amount of alcohol consumption that appeared ‘safe’ for bone metabolism […]

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Half pint of beer a day can lead to longer life

London: Good news for beer lovers as researchers have found that men who consume half a pint of beer a day are 81 per cent more likely to reach the milestone age when compared to non-drinkers. The study also found that women who drink similar amounts increase by a third their chance of reaching that […]

Even One Drink A Day May Increase Cancer Risk

Tokyo: If you thought one-two drinks a day would not do any harm, think again. Researchers in Japan have found that even light alcohol consumption might increase cancer risk. In the study published in the journal Cancer, the overall cancer risk appeared to be the lowest at zero alcohol consumption. The elevated risk appeared to […]

It's Now Liquor Vs Omfed Milk In Odisha, Courtesy CM Naveen: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: Criticising the idea of State government to encourage mushrooming of liquor shops in Odisha, the Opposition BJP and Congress have termed it unfortunate alleging that the ‘revenue-thirsty’ Naveen-led BJD is giving flames to crime rate by flooding the State with alcohol. Even as the entire nation has come together to observe 150 years of […]

Russian Alcohol Consumption Down 43%: WHO Report

Moscow: Alcohol consumption in Russia decreased by 43 per cent from 2003 to 2016, a World Health Organization (WHO) report said. The report attributed the decline in what was considered to be one of the heaviest-drinking countries in the world to a series of alcohol-control measures implemented by the state, especially under then President Dmitri […]

Women with sleep apnea at increased risk of cancer: Study

London: Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers. The study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, is based on analyses of registry data, collected in the European database ESADA, on a total of some 20,000 adult patients with obstructive […]

Quitting alcohol good for your mental health

New Delhi: If you thought moderate drinking would not do you much harm, think again. Researchers have found that quitting alcohol completely may improve mental well-being, especially for women. Moderate drinking was defined as 14 drinks or less per week for men and 7 drinks or less per week for women. The study found that […]

16 crore people in India consume alcohol: Minister

New Delhi: Alcohol is the most common psychoactive substance used by Indians followed by cannabis and opioids, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday. Making a statement in response to a calling attention motion introduced by BJP MP RK Sinha, Social Justice and Empowerment minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said over 16 crore people in the country […]

2 drinks daily may up irregular heartbeat risk

Sydney: Even moderate alcohol consumption, described as intake of two drinks daily or 14 per week, could increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm condition, warn researchers. The team from the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, found that regular moderate alcohol consumption (an average of 14 glasses per week) results in more electrical evidence of […]

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UP guzzles down 50 lakh litres of alcohol on New Year's eve

Lucknow: To wave goodbye to the past and welcome the future, Uttar Pradesh tipplers guzzled down a whopping 50 lakh litres of liquor on New Year’s eve, an official citing excise department records said here on Wednesday. The official said the sales were recorded on New Year’s eve and that the details of the first […]

If You Consume Alcohol, Must Know This Biggest Myth About It!

London: Contrary to claims that one or two glasses of wine a day keep you healthy, a study published in the prestigious journal The Lancet has warned that there is no safe level of drinking alcohol as it is associated with nearly one in 10 deaths among middle-aged people. The findings showed that any health […]

Smoking raises lifetime risk of irregular heart rate

New York: Smoking and alcohol consumption increase lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to a stroke, dementia, heart failure and other complications, a new study says. The results, published in the journal The BMJ, showed that that among individuals aged 55 years or older, the overall […]

Limit alcohol intake to cut cancer risk: Experts

New York: Regular consumption of alcohol may significantly increase your risk of developing several cancers, experts have warned. Drinking alcohol whether in light, moderate or heavy quantity is linked with increasing the risk of several leading cancers, including those of the breast, colon, esophagus and head and neck, experts from the American Society of Clinical […]