Alcohol Abuse


'Alcohol Abuse' - 38 News Result(s)

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse May Worsen PTSD Symptoms

    Alcohol and Substance Abuse May Worsen PTSD Symptoms

    A new study, published in the journal of Traumatic Stress, indicates that such risky behaviour may worsen the symptoms of PTSD.

  • Moderate Drinking Can Lead to Brain Damage and Deteriorate Mental Skills : Study

    Moderate Drinking Can Lead to Brain Damage and Deteriorate Mental Skills : Study

    Even moderate drinking is linked to brain damage and a slight decline in mental skills, according to a latest study.

  • Diarrhoeal Deaths Continue to Soar in India: Lancet Reports

    Diarrhoeal Deaths Continue to Soar in India: Lancet Reports

    Between 2005 and 2015, the number of deaths due to diarrhoea decreased by 34.3 per cent among children younger than 5 years.

  • Aboriginal Australians Meet At Sacred Uluru To Discuss First Chance Of Recognition

    Aboriginal Australians Meet At Sacred Uluru To Discuss First Chance Of Recognition

    There are about 700,000 Aborigines in a population of 23 million in Australia, but they suffer disproportionately high rates of suicide, alcohol abuse, domestic violence and imprisonment. Constitutional recognition of Aborigines is a complex issue in a country which previously administered its indigenous people under flora and fauna laws.

  • 10 Habits That Can Ruin Your Health

    10 Habits That Can Ruin Your Health

    There are things we all do that secretly ruin our health. Our bodies are a work in progress, and if we want to live healthier and happier lives, we need to do more than just adopt a few good habits. Besides practicing physical activities regularly and removing junk foods from our menus, we need to pay attention to some of our bad habits and minor ...

  • Alcohol Abuse Increases Risk Of Heart Disease: Study

    Alcohol Abuse Increases Risk Of Heart Disease: Study

    New York: Alcohol addiction can increase the risk of heart attack, atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure along with other risk factors like diabetes and high blood pressure, a study has found. The findings showed that alcohol abuse was associated with a two-fold increased risk of atrial fibrillation – irregular, often rapid heart rate ...

  • Supreme Court Asks Centre To Curb Rising Drug, Alcohol Abuse In Children

    Supreme Court Asks Centre To Curb Rising Drug, Alcohol Abuse In Children

    The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to put in place within six months a national action plan to curb the rising drugs and alcohol abuse cases among school children, observing they are encouraged to become "drug peddlers once they get addicted".

  • Nitish Kumar For Nationwide Liquor Ban

    Nitish Kumar For Nationwide Liquor Ban

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today favoured a nationwide ban on liquor after flagging off a rally against alcohol abuse in Barwani.

  • Food Habit, Lifestyle Pushing Delhi Youth Towards Obesity

    Food Habit, Lifestyle Pushing Delhi Youth Towards Obesity

    Alcohol, junk food and carefree city lifestyle are pushing youths in Delhi and neighbouring regions more towards obesity, majority of whom don't even consider it as a disorder or are aware of the health risks it entails.

  • Gay, Bisexual Adults More Prone To Smoke, Alcohol Abuse

    Gay, Bisexual Adults More Prone To Smoke, Alcohol Abuse

    Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults were more likely to indulge in heavy drinking and smoking as well as suffer from physical and mental health conditions, new research has found.

  • 101 New Healthy Drinks Pitched Against Liquor in Kerala

    101 New Healthy Drinks Pitched Against Liquor in Kerala

    'Subodham', the initiative of the Kerala government against alcoholism and substance abuse, will promote the healthy drinks which will now be called "magic drinks".

  • Impotent Men At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Diabetes

    Impotent Men At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Diabetes

    Men diagnosed with infertility are at higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, alcohol abuse and drug abuse compared to fertile men, a new study has revealed.

  • Holly Woodlawn, '70s Transgender Star, Dies at 69

    Holly Woodlawn, '70s Transgender Star, Dies at 69

    Holly Woodlawn will be remembered for inspiring the lyrics to Lou Reed's 1972 track Walk on the Wild Side. Ms Woodlawn, who recently appeared in two episodes of Amazon's dark transgender comedy Transparent, had reportedly suffered from alcohol and substance abuse for years

  • Marijuana Use Doubles in US in a Decade

    Marijuana Use Doubles in US in a Decade

    Nearly one in 10 adults smokes marijuana in the US, a rate that has more than doubled in the past decade as laws and attitudes about pot relax, researchers said Wednesday.

  • Tobacco, Alcohol Most Common Substances Used by Street Children: Report

    Tobacco, Alcohol Most Common Substances Used by Street Children: Report

    Tobacco and alcohol have been found to be most common substances used by street children, Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi informed the Parliament today.

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'Alcohol Abuse' - 38 News Result(s)

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse May Worsen PTSD Symptoms

    Alcohol and Substance Abuse May Worsen PTSD Symptoms

    A new study, published in the journal of Traumatic Stress, indicates that such risky behaviour may worsen the symptoms of PTSD.

  • Moderate Drinking Can Lead to Brain Damage and Deteriorate Mental Skills : Study

    Moderate Drinking Can Lead to Brain Damage and Deteriorate Mental Skills : Study

    Even moderate drinking is linked to brain damage and a slight decline in mental skills, according to a latest study.

  • Diarrhoeal Deaths Continue to Soar in India: Lancet Reports

    Diarrhoeal Deaths Continue to Soar in India: Lancet Reports

    Between 2005 and 2015, the number of deaths due to diarrhoea decreased by 34.3 per cent among children younger than 5 years.

  • Aboriginal Australians Meet At Sacred Uluru To Discuss First Chance Of Recognition

    Aboriginal Australians Meet At Sacred Uluru To Discuss First Chance Of Recognition

    There are about 700,000 Aborigines in a population of 23 million in Australia, but they suffer disproportionately high rates of suicide, alcohol abuse, domestic violence and imprisonment. Constitutional recognition of Aborigines is a complex issue in a country which previously administered its indigenous people under flora and fauna laws.

  • 10 Habits That Can Ruin Your Health

    10 Habits That Can Ruin Your Health

    There are things we all do that secretly ruin our health. Our bodies are a work in progress, and if we want to live healthier and happier lives, we need to do more than just adopt a few good habits. Besides practicing physical activities regularly and removing junk foods from our menus, we need to pay attention to some of our bad habits and minor ...

  • Alcohol Abuse Increases Risk Of Heart Disease: Study

    Alcohol Abuse Increases Risk Of Heart Disease: Study

    New York: Alcohol addiction can increase the risk of heart attack, atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure along with other risk factors like diabetes and high blood pressure, a study has found. The findings showed that alcohol abuse was associated with a two-fold increased risk of atrial fibrillation – irregular, often rapid heart rate ...

  • Supreme Court Asks Centre To Curb Rising Drug, Alcohol Abuse In Children

    Supreme Court Asks Centre To Curb Rising Drug, Alcohol Abuse In Children

    The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to put in place within six months a national action plan to curb the rising drugs and alcohol abuse cases among school children, observing they are encouraged to become "drug peddlers once they get addicted".

  • Nitish Kumar For Nationwide Liquor Ban

    Nitish Kumar For Nationwide Liquor Ban

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today favoured a nationwide ban on liquor after flagging off a rally against alcohol abuse in Barwani.

  • Food Habit, Lifestyle Pushing Delhi Youth Towards Obesity

    Food Habit, Lifestyle Pushing Delhi Youth Towards Obesity

    Alcohol, junk food and carefree city lifestyle are pushing youths in Delhi and neighbouring regions more towards obesity, majority of whom don't even consider it as a disorder or are aware of the health risks it entails.

  • Gay, Bisexual Adults More Prone To Smoke, Alcohol Abuse

    Gay, Bisexual Adults More Prone To Smoke, Alcohol Abuse

    Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults were more likely to indulge in heavy drinking and smoking as well as suffer from physical and mental health conditions, new research has found.

  • 101 New Healthy Drinks Pitched Against Liquor in Kerala

    101 New Healthy Drinks Pitched Against Liquor in Kerala

    'Subodham', the initiative of the Kerala government against alcoholism and substance abuse, will promote the healthy drinks which will now be called "magic drinks".

  • Impotent Men At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Diabetes

    Impotent Men At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Diabetes

    Men diagnosed with infertility are at higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, alcohol abuse and drug abuse compared to fertile men, a new study has revealed.

  • Holly Woodlawn, '70s Transgender Star, Dies at 69

    Holly Woodlawn, '70s Transgender Star, Dies at 69

    Holly Woodlawn will be remembered for inspiring the lyrics to Lou Reed's 1972 track Walk on the Wild Side. Ms Woodlawn, who recently appeared in two episodes of Amazon's dark transgender comedy Transparent, had reportedly suffered from alcohol and substance abuse for years

  • Marijuana Use Doubles in US in a Decade

    Marijuana Use Doubles in US in a Decade

    Nearly one in 10 adults smokes marijuana in the US, a rate that has more than doubled in the past decade as laws and attitudes about pot relax, researchers said Wednesday.

  • Tobacco, Alcohol Most Common Substances Used by Street Children: Report

    Tobacco, Alcohol Most Common Substances Used by Street Children: Report

    Tobacco and alcohol have been found to be most common substances used by street children, Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi informed the Parliament today.

  • Long Working Hours May Increase Risk of Alcohol Abuse

    Long Working Hours May Increase Risk of Alcohol Abuse

    A new study explores the correlation between working too much and excess alcohol - but equally important is how well integrated you are in the workplace and the pattern of your working hours.

  • Kesha Sues Producer Dr Luke for Physical, Verbal, Emotional Abuse

    Kesha Sues Producer Dr Luke for Physical, Verbal, Emotional Abuse

    Kesha has accused producer Dr Luke for forcing drugs and alcohol on her in an attempt to make sexual advances

  • Toronto Mayor Back at Work After Rehab, Wants 'Another Chance'

    Toronto Mayor Back at Work After Rehab, Wants 'Another Chance'

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted on Monday he had been in "complete denial" about his drug and alcohol abuse, but asked voters for another chance as he returned to work following a stint in rehab.

  • Ian Thorpe in rehab for depression, not alcohol abuse: Manager

    Ian Thorpe in rehab for depression, not alcohol abuse: Manager

    Ian Thorpe has been in the hospital twice in recent weeks and his management has clarified that he is being treated for depression - a condition that has plagued the legendary swimmer for several years.

  • Ian Thorpe in rehab, depression and alcohol abuse: report

    Ian Thorpe in rehab, depression and alcohol abuse: report

    Ian Thorpe, one of Australia's most recognised sportsmen, has struggled to adjust to life after swimming and with the disappointment of a failed effort to reach the 2012 London Olympics.

  • An Emerging Technique That Can Stop Binge Drinking

    An Emerging Technique That Can Stop Binge Drinking

    It is now possible to use gene therapy in the brain to not only treat binge drinking but other substance abuse, neurological diseases and mental illnesses.Researchers at the University at Buffalo have found a way to change alcohol drinking behaviour in...

  • Mike Tyson says he may die from alcohol and drug abuse

    Mike Tyson says he may die from alcohol and drug abuse

    Former world heavyweight champion has been a controversial figure. In 1992 he was convicted of rape and was sentenced to six years in prison.

  • Study Links Heavy Teen Drinking to Dementia

    Study Links Heavy Teen Drinking to Dementia

    Heavy drinking and drug use in teenage years may boost your chances of developing dementia before the age of 65, Swedish researchers said Tuesday.Alcohol abuse emerged as the strongest of nine risk factors that could be traced as far back as adolescence,...

  • Cory Monteith died of drug overdose: Coroner

    Cory Monteith died of drug overdose: Coroner

    Glee actor Cory Monteith, who had struggled for years with substance abuse and once said he was lucky to be alive, died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, said the British Columbia coroner's office.

  • Lindsay Lohan to be treated for alcohol and drug abuse

    Lindsay Lohan to be treated for alcohol and drug abuse

    Lindsay Lohan will undergo her sixth attempt at getting sober when she begins her court ordered stint in rehab and her treatment will focus on her "large" alcohol consumption and reliance on legal medications.

  • Six-year-old sexually abused by father after being forced to drink alcohol

    In yet another shocker, a six-year-old girl from Kurumpady in Kerala's Ernakulam district was allegedly sexually abused by her 40-year-old father for six months after being forced to drink alcohol.

  • Aamir's Satyamev Jayate helps de-addiction centre get Rs 4.37 lakhs

    Aamir's <i>Satyamev Jayate</i> helps de-addiction centre get Rs 4.37 lakhs

    Aamir Khan's TV show Satyamev Jayate has helped a Pune-based NGO that works in the field of de-addiction, receive Rs 4.37 lakh in donations.

  • Keith Richards has eye operation on failing vision

    Keith Richards has eye operation on failing vision

    Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has had laser eye surgery to save his failing vision.

  • Drug and substance abuse: Killing Punjab's GenNext

    Drug and substance abuse: Killing Punjab's GenNext

    It is a problem that is threatening the future of generation next in rural Punjab - drug and substance abuse. According to a research, 65 percent of youth in and around the border area of Amritsar are addicted to alcohol and drugs.

  • Amy Winehouse's final album to release in December

    Amy Winehouse's final album to release in December

    A new album of recordings by the late soul singer will be released in December, Island Records said Monday.

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