Alcohol abuse refers to recurring intake of alcohol despite the negative consequences.
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Heart disease is no longer restricted to the middle-aged and the old. Long working hours at the desk, little physical exercise and unhealthy eating
- Anusuya Suresh
March 26, 2013 at 08:39am
A viral or bacterial infection is one of the most common causes of fever; the rise in body temperature above the normal 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is a
November 30, 2012 at 12:33pm
The 33-year-old married woman from Chandigarh had never imagined that her excessive clubbing and partying would one day push her to the brink of
- Ankita Chakrabarty
August 27, 2012 at 09:25am
In recent years, India has managed to control communicable diseases like malaria, cholera and polio. However, the nation now has to deal with a new
- Nirmalya Dutta
July 30, 2012 at 08:04am
The last episode of Aamir Khan's Satyamev Jayate highlighted the basic tenets of the constitution which promised equality for all. It showed us the
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July 30, 2012 at 06:40am
Do you have what you affectionately refer to as an alcoholic liver? Or does your body hate the effects of alcohol? Whether you suffer from alcoholism
- Sowmiya Bhas
July 05, 2012 at 11:10pm
The recent Satyamev Jayate episode brought forward some questions that we tend to ignore about alcoholism. Addictions are dependent on external
- Nirmalya Dutta
July 01, 2012 at 12:43pm
Today’s Satyamev Jayate episode dealt with alcohol abuse. Alcoholism is a problem that ails our society yet we usually refuse to acknowledge its
- Now mutant worms that don’t get drunk under the influence of alcohol!
The answer to treat alcohol withdrawal symptoms in people has been found in worms. Neuroscientists have generated mutant worms that do not get
- Even moderate drinking is bad for you
A glass or two of booze is good for your heart, according to long-standing medical advice that drinkers are often fond of citing. But, according to a
- Revealed — how alcohol worsens night vision in drivers
Know why drunk drivers see halos as they zoom past city lights, leading to traffic accidents? It's because alcohol disturbs the tear-film that covers
- Harry Potter drove Daniel Radcliffe to drink!
Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he turned to alcohol when he was filming the 'Harry Potter' franchise because he was struggling to deal with
- Revealed – how a father’s drinking habits can affect his son
Do you regularly drink to excess? Even before conception, a son's vulnerability for alcohol use disorders could be shaped by a father who chronically
- Are characters like Barney Stinson, James Bond and Don Draper driving youngsters to drink?
What do Barney Stinson, James Bond and Don Draper have in common other being womanisers? They all drink a lot! Alcohol drinking in movies and TV is
- Beware – even a single episode of binge drinking can ruin your health!
A new study by scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has found that a single episode of binge drinking can have significant
- Extended-release meds could help treat drug addicts and alcoholics
Researchers have suggested that a comparatively new form of a medication for alcohol and opioid dependence that’s injected once a month instead of