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A new study shows that every week lockdown causes increase in binge drinking among adults(Unsplash)

A study shows an increase in binge drinking every week during lockdown

Asian News International | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 04:52 PM IST
A new study shows that every week lockdown causes increase in binge drinking among adults
The article was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.(Unsplash)
The article was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.(Unsplash)

Alcohol consumption common coping response to stress during Covid-19: Study

Massachusetts [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 10:38 AM IST
As the world fights against challenges arising from the spread of Covid-19, alcohol consumption has become a common coping response to reduce stress amid the pandemic.
(From left) Sadaf Chowdhary and her sister Mansi Grover, with their dog Frappé (inset) at the Delhi Pet Federation, 2018 with B Prashant Kumar, the prospective dog godparent
(From left) Sadaf Chowdhary and her sister Mansi Grover, with their dog Frappé (inset) at the Delhi Pet Federation, 2018 with B Prashant Kumar, the prospective dog godparent

Heard of godfather? Now is the time for dogfather!

Hindustan Times | By Karishma Kuenzang
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2020 07:26 AM IST
This year’s pandemic has shown us that anything can happen at any time. So you need to appoint someone trustworthy as a pet godparent
To reduce death rates, however, requires social, environmental, behavioural, nutritional, and clinical determinants related to NCDs. This includes creating awareness about the causes of NCDs, including alcohol consumption and tobacco usage, among others(Shutterstock)
To reduce death rates, however, requires social, environmental, behavioural, nutritional, and clinical determinants related to NCDs. This includes creating awareness about the causes of NCDs, including alcohol consumption and tobacco usage, among others(Shutterstock)

Integrate NCDs into the Covid-19 fight | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 09:04 PM IST
Covid-19 has exacerbated non-communicable diseases (NCDs) burdens, but it can be a wake-up call, especially if the government integrates NCDs into the Covid-19 response. This will help reduce the death rate
High drama was witnessed at Panchkula’s Civil hospital in Sector 6 when a group of nurses roughed up a government doctor posted in the psychiatry department on Tuesday after a nurse alleged that he had sexually harassed her.(Sant Arora/Hindustan Times)
High drama was witnessed at Panchkula’s Civil hospital in Sector 6 when a group of nurses roughed up a government doctor posted in the psychiatry department on Tuesday after a nurse alleged that he had sexually harassed her.(Sant Arora/Hindustan Times)

Doctor booked for sexually harassing nurse on Covid duty in P’kula hospital

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 12:00 AM IST
Psychiatrist appeared to be drunk when he ‘harassed’ the nurse in the Covid-19 isolation ward; police post in hospital did not register FIR, women’s commission not ‘satisfied with hospital report’
Researchers have found that the mental and emotional stress of defeat in a game may trigger heart attacks in male fans. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Researchers have found that the mental and emotional stress of defeat in a game may trigger heart attacks in male fans. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Lost football games likely to trigger heart attacks in male fans

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Researchers have found that the mental and emotional stress of defeat in a game may trigger heart attacks in male fans.
Over consumption of alcohol is bad for the liver.(Unsplash)
Over consumption of alcohol is bad for the liver.(Unsplash)

World Liver Day 2020: 5 ways to keep your liver healthy

Hindustan Times | By Dr Veena Aggarwal
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 09:58 AM IST
There has been a steady rise in the rate of liver diseases over the years. Globally, alcohol, NASH and viral hepatitis are the most common causative factors of liver diseases.
Those older than 50 years of age stand a higher chance of developing colorectal cancer.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Those older than 50 years of age stand a higher chance of developing colorectal cancer.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Colorectal cancer leading cause of death worldwide

By By Dr. Ankur Bahl
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 08:59 AM IST
You can reduce your risk of developing colon cancer by increasing physical activity, limiting alcohol consumption, and avoiding tobacco.
Taapsee Pannu with film director Anubhav Sinha poses for photographs during a promotional event of their upcoming movie Thappad.(PTI)
Taapsee Pannu with film director Anubhav Sinha poses for photographs during a promotional event of their upcoming movie Thappad.(PTI)

Thappad: Taapsee Pannu wants CBFC to add disclaimers to films featuring domestic violence

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 01:14 PM IST
Thappad actor Taapsee Pannu has supported a Change.org petition calling for the CBFC to add disclaimers to films featuring scenes of domestic violence.
As per the study at the Haryana’s drug dependence treatment centre, 18 school-going children aged between 14 and 19 years had appeared for the treatment in 2016 and the number had gone up to 29 in 2017, 111 in 2018 and reached 209 till last year.(Thinkstock Photo)
As per the study at the Haryana’s drug dependence treatment centre, 18 school-going children aged between 14 and 19 years had appeared for the treatment in 2016 and the number had gone up to 29 in 2017, 111 in 2018 and reached 209 till last year.(Thinkstock Photo)

Haryana hospital sees 12-fold rise in school kids availing drug de-addiction treatment

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 11:06 PM IST
Youngsters more inclined towards opioid than alcohol, reveals study conducted at state drug dependence treatment centre in Haryana’s Rohtak
Both aspiring parents should avoid drinking alcohol ahead of conception to protect against congenital heart defects, according to the study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.(Unsplash)
Both aspiring parents should avoid drinking alcohol ahead of conception to protect against congenital heart defects, according to the study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.(Unsplash)

Why aspiring parents should avoid drinking alcohol

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 02:01 PM IST
Researchers have found that drinking alcohol three months before pregnancy or during the first trimester was associated with a 44% raised risk of congenital heart disease for fathers and 16% for mothers.
Eating wrong kind of food that is high in fat, sugar and salt contributes significantly towards developing non-communicable diseases.(GETTY IMAGES.)
Eating wrong kind of food that is high in fat, sugar and salt contributes significantly towards developing non-communicable diseases.(GETTY IMAGES.)

Its time India focussed on eating right | Opinion

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:17 PM IST
According to data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 200 million adults in the country suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension), and 50% of them do not know about it.
Rising affluence, aspirations, societal pressure and exposure to a different lifestyle is driving women to experiment with alcohol, stated the survey, conducted by the Community Against Drunken Driving (CADD) among 5,000 women aged between 18 to 70 in Delhi.(Unsplash)
Rising affluence, aspirations, societal pressure and exposure to a different lifestyle is driving women to experiment with alcohol, stated the survey, conducted by the Community Against Drunken Driving (CADD) among 5,000 women aged between 18 to 70 in Delhi.(Unsplash)

Women’s increased alcohol consumption contributing to India’s growing love for alcohol

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 01:05 PM IST
Already among the world’s highest consumer of alcohol, India’s love for alcohol is growing rapidly.
DGCA will allow pilots to travel in cockpits even if they are not on duty.(Reuters Photo)
DGCA will allow pilots to travel in cockpits even if they are not on duty.(Reuters Photo)

Aviation body to allow off-duty pilots to travel in cockpits

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 06:44 AM IST
On July 13, an off-duty Air India pilot, who was flying to Bengaluru as an additional crew member because the plane was full, was grounded after he failed a breath analyser test for alcohol consumption . Following this, the DGCA barred pilots from travelling in cockpits if they are not on duty.
The findings showed that adding walnuts, hazelnuts, and almonds to an unhealthy western diet can improve sexual desire and orgasm quality.(Unsplash)
The findings showed that adding walnuts, hazelnuts, and almonds to an unhealthy western diet can improve sexual desire and orgasm quality.(Unsplash)

Nuts in your daily diet can improve sexual functions

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 12:25 PM IST
The findings showed that adding walnuts, hazelnuts, and almonds to an unhealthy western diet can improve sexual desire and orgasm quality.
Many industrial set ups and employees carrying out jobs that put the individual, his colleagues or general public at risk are expected to be alcohol-free when at work.(Unsplash)
Many industrial set ups and employees carrying out jobs that put the individual, his colleagues or general public at risk are expected to be alcohol-free when at work.(Unsplash)

Drunk at work? Can’t befool this breath analyser attendance system

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 07:46 PM IST
Chennai-based Ramco Systems has designed a facial recognition-based time and attendance system for workplaces that comes with a breath analyser.
The prospect of drinking a warm beer, while the Mexican capital suffers a heat wave, sent residents bubbling over with frustration.(Unsplash/@patrickian4)
The prospect of drinking a warm beer, while the Mexican capital suffers a heat wave, sent residents bubbling over with frustration.(Unsplash/@patrickian4)

Lawmaker proposes ban on cold beer to curb drinking. Twitter isn’t having it

Mexico City | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Most young drinkers buy alcohol while out with friends, going to one of the many small shops in the mega-city that sell refrigerated drinks.
Oxytocin plays a role in(Unsplash)
Oxytocin plays a role in(Unsplash)

‘Love hormone’ may help treat alcoholism: Study

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 09:10 AM IST
A nasal spray of ‘love hormone’ oxytocin may help treat alcohol use disorder, according to a study.
4 held for killing man after drunken brawl. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
4 held for killing man after drunken brawl. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

4 held for killing man after drunken brawl

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2019 02:24 AM IST
The suspects, who are all residents of Gurugram, have been identified as Rinnku, 27, Pawan, 26, Praveen, 27, and Chetan, 21.
From April 1, all liquor bottles in the will have on their labels prominent statutory warnings, asking consumers to not drink and drive and outlining how alcohol consumption is harmful for health.(Getty Images)
From April 1, all liquor bottles in the will have on their labels prominent statutory warnings, asking consumers to not drink and drive and outlining how alcohol consumption is harmful for health.(Getty Images)

Alcohol bottles to carry health warnings from April 1

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2019 11:46 PM IST
For alcoholic beverage bottles up to 200 ml, the letters on the label, all in capitals, should not be less than 1.5 mm high; bottles larger than 200 ml will have letters 3mm tall.
Meerut: Victims undergo treatment after consuming a spurious liquor at Saharanpur, Meerut, Feb 9(PTI)
Meerut: Victims undergo treatment after consuming a spurious liquor at Saharanpur, Meerut, Feb 9(PTI)

Many ways to stop more hooch tragedies

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 10:34 PM IST
Restrict the sale of cheap industrial alcohol, which is a base for illegal liquor
The study, initiated by Centre for Dental Education and Research (CDER) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences since 2010, was conducted in three phases: pre-pilot, pilot and multi-centric.(Shutterstock)
The study, initiated by Centre for Dental Education and Research (CDER) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences since 2010, was conducted in three phases: pre-pilot, pilot and multi-centric.(Shutterstock)

Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 09:38 AM IST
In India, even though a national epidemiological data is not available, many studies from different parts of the country have reported a variation in the incidence of cleft anomaly.
As the card market adapts and produces new themes, they say it is worth considering whether it influences societal views or vice versa.(Photo by Scott Warman on Unsplash)
As the card market adapts and produces new themes, they say it is worth considering whether it influences societal views or vice versa.(Photo by Scott Warman on Unsplash)

Alcohol-themed greeting cards normalise binge drinking: Study

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 05:23 PM IST
Illustrations and texts portray alcohol as enjoyable and fun and can range from a glass of champagne with the word ‘Cheers’ to those that are more excessive and encourage binge drinking.
The directorate general of civil aviation has suspended Kathpali’s licence for three years. The airline also took him off his duties as director (operations).(HT PHOTO)
The directorate general of civil aviation has suspended Kathpali’s licence for three years. The airline also took him off his duties as director (operations).(HT PHOTO)

Air India pilot who failed alcohol test won’t be a board director

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 09:27 AM IST
Kathpalia was found positive for alcohol consumption in his breathalyser test on November 11 when he was to operate Air India AI 11, Delhi-London flight.
The hangover is a nightmare! These foods will help you beat the post party blues(Shutterstock)
The hangover is a nightmare! These foods will help you beat the post party blues(Shutterstock)

Party special: 10 foods to help you crush the hangover

Hindustan Times | By Lovneet Batra
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 10:49 PM IST
These foods will keep that head-pounding hangover at bay
Alcohol can cause of buildup of plaque in the arteries.(Shutterstock)
Alcohol can cause of buildup of plaque in the arteries.(Shutterstock)

Here’s how bingeing on alcohol can damage your health

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2018 11:28 AM IST
Excessive alcohol consumption can cause a buildup of plaque in the arteries, a condition known as atherosclerosis. This leads to one or more of these arteries to become partially or completely blocked, thereby reducing the blood flow. Uncontrolled CAD can lead to a heart attack over time.
Cheap moonshine is sometimes adulterated with toxic methanol in place of ethanol, the alcohol found in properly distilled spirits.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Cheap moonshine is sometimes adulterated with toxic methanol in place of ethanol, the alcohol found in properly distilled spirits.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

22 dead, 168 hospitalised after consuming adulterated alcohol in Iran

Tehran | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 11:40 PM IST
Despite tough penalties in force for alcohol consumption since the Islamic revolution of 1979, the consumption of smuggled or bootleg liquor remains widespread.
A liquor shop in Dehradun.(HT File Photo)
A liquor shop in Dehradun.(HT File Photo)

India’s per capita alcohol consumption doubles in 11 years: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 11:46 PM IST
By 2025, total alcohol per capita consumption (15+ years) is expected to increase in half of the WHO regions, and the highest increase is expected in the South-East Asia, with an increase of 2.2 litres alone in India.
Hungover individuals have poorer attention, memory and psychomotor skills, such as coordination and speed, when compared to when sober.(Shutterstock)
Hungover individuals have poorer attention, memory and psychomotor skills, such as coordination and speed, when compared to when sober.(Shutterstock)

Hangover effect lasts way longer than you think

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 10:57 AM IST
Alcohol results in hangovers whose impact lasts even on the day after when there is little to no alcohol left in the bloodstream, says a new study.
Drinking alcohol is associated with nearly one in 10 deaths among middle-aged people.(Shutterstock)
Drinking alcohol is associated with nearly one in 10 deaths among middle-aged people.(Shutterstock)

There is no healthy level of alcohol consumption, here’s why

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2018 02:59 PM IST
There may be studies showing that moderate alcohol consumption isn’t harmful for health, but according to a new report by Lancet, there is no safe level of drinking alcohol.
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