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Smokers and alcoholics may face withdrawal symptoms as Covid-19 lockdown continues.(Unsplash)

Smokers and alcoholics may face withdrawal symptoms as Covid-19 lockdown continues

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 06:08 PM IST
People who are heavily dependent on alcohol or smoking --- often face a range of cognitive and physical symptoms when they abruptly stop consuming. Alcohol and nicotine are sedative drugs that slow brain function.
The study found that the influence of tobacco and alcohol a(Unsplash)
The study found that the influence of tobacco and alcohol a(Unsplash)

Exposure to alcohol ads can lead to teenage drinking

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 03:57 PM IST
In this study, the researchers used one of the key elements of the Bradford Hill criteria -- a well-known framework for determining causal links between environmental exposures and disease.
The researchers found that self-absorption negatively impacted recruiters’ perceptions of candidates’ employment suitability.(Unsplash)
The researchers found that self-absorption negatively impacted recruiters’ perceptions of candidates’ employment suitability.(Unsplash)

Applying for a job? Your Facebook profile may be key. Here’s why

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 03:39 PM IST
A new study investigated the effects of three potentially negative topics -- self-absorption, opinionatedness and alcohol and drug use -- on hiring managers’ decision making.
The researchers also incorporated a genetic marker-based approach, Mendelian randomisation for the study.(Unsplash)
The researchers also incorporated a genetic marker-based approach, Mendelian randomisation for the study.(Unsplash)

Why women should avoid drinking during pregnancy

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 03:20 PM IST
A recent study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology investigated the impact alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have on a child.
The study involved 487,200 people in China with an average age of 51. Participants had no history of stroke or heart disease at the beginning of the study.(Shutterstock)
The study involved 487,200 people in China with an average age of 51. Participants had no history of stroke or heart disease at the beginning of the study.(Shutterstock)

Insomnia symptoms linked to cardiovascular diseases

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 02:36 PM IST
Less or troubled sleep can lead to stroke, heart attack or other cerebrovascular or cardiovascular diseases claims a new study.
They used genetic data generated by international genomics consortiums and examined a set of 53 genetic variants previously associated with differences in educational attainment, and their links with certain alcohol use behaviours.(Unsplash)
They used genetic data generated by international genomics consortiums and examined a set of 53 genetic variants previously associated with differences in educational attainment, and their links with certain alcohol use behaviours.(Unsplash)

More years in education linked to lower risk of alcohol dependence

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 03:42 PM IST
It may also reduce their risk of alcohol dependence, according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry.
The randomised clinical study from the University of Pennsylvania in the US evaluated whether interventions targeted at parents in primary care pediatric settings might improve communications between parents and their teenagers about sexual health and alcohol use.(Unsplash)
The randomised clinical study from the University of Pennsylvania in the US evaluated whether interventions targeted at parents in primary care pediatric settings might improve communications between parents and their teenagers about sexual health and alcohol use.(Unsplash)

Doctors can help parents talk with their kids about sex

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 01:22 PM IST
The randomised clinical study from the University of Pennsylvania in the US evaluated whether interventions targeted at parents in primary care pediatric settings might improve communications between parents and their teenagers about sexual health and alcohol use.
Growing consumption of sugary drinks, especially in low and middle income countries is a common risk factor for developing oral diseases, including oral cancer that is a leading cause of cancer deaths among men in India and Sri Lanka, a new Lancet study has said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Growing consumption of sugary drinks, especially in low and middle income countries is a common risk factor for developing oral diseases, including oral cancer that is a leading cause of cancer deaths among men in India and Sri Lanka, a new Lancet study has said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Sugary drinks a common factor for oral diseases, finds lancet study

New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 04:10 AM IST
Oral diseases include a range of conditions that affect the teeth and mouth, including tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancers.
Kit Harington arrives for the premiere of the final season of "Game of Thrones" at Radio City Music Hall in New York, in April .(REUTERS)
Kit Harington arrives for the premiere of the final season of "Game of Thrones" at Radio City Music Hall in New York, in April .(REUTERS)

Kit Harington’s fans raise over $45k for charity as he stays in rehab: Reports

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2019 07:28 PM IST
Kit Harington fans have raised the funds for the Royal Mencap Society which works with people with learning disabilities, and is endorsed by the actor.
A file photo shows Kit Harington at HBO's Game of Thrones final season premiere in New York.(Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
A file photo shows Kit Harington at HBO's Game of Thrones final season premiere in New York.(Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Games of Thrones star Kit Harington checks into rehab, being treated for stress, exhaustion and alcohol use

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Reports said Harington was hard hit by the ending of the show and had checked into a clinic several weeks before the medieval fantasy series came to an end on May 19.
Image for representation(Getty Images file photo)
Image for representation(Getty Images file photo)

Pour me another: India’s alcohol intake up 38%

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2019 08:44 AM IST
Consumption is projected to reach 7.6 ltr per adult by 2030, the highest rise being forecast in middle-income countries such as China, India, Vietnam and Myanmar, the medical journal said.
You may suffer from hangxiety if you’re a shy person(Photo by Kelsey Chance on Unsplash)
You may suffer from hangxiety if you’re a shy person(Photo by Kelsey Chance on Unsplash)

Being shy can put you at ‘hangxiety’ risk

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 12:52 PM IST
If you are a very shy kind of person, you are more likely to suffer from ‘hangxiety’ - anxiety during a hangover - as compared to your extrovert friends, a new study suggests.
A 2018 survey published in the Journal of American College Health shows that consensual sex is less enjoyable when one or both of the participants have been drinking.(Unsplash)
A 2018 survey published in the Journal of American College Health shows that consensual sex is less enjoyable when one or both of the participants have been drinking.(Unsplash)

Drinking and sex could be linked, here’s what parents can do

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 09:59 AM IST
Drinking and sex can be fatal, especially for teenagers. Here’s what you should do.
Adolescent back pain may play a role in characterizing poor overall health, and risk of chronic disease throughout life.(Shutterstock)
Adolescent back pain may play a role in characterizing poor overall health, and risk of chronic disease throughout life.(Shutterstock)

Back pain is associated with unhealthy behaviour like smoking, drinking

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 12:10 PM IST
Back pain and unhealthy behaviours not only occur together but also track into adulthood.
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.
While drug and alcohol use among adolescents draws more attention, antisocial behaviour, including rule-breaking tendencies, may be a more powerful predictor of early mortality.(Shutterstock)
While drug and alcohol use among adolescents draws more attention, antisocial behaviour, including rule-breaking tendencies, may be a more powerful predictor of early mortality.(Shutterstock)

Teenagers with substance abuse likely to die prematurely than peers

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 10:55 AM IST
Adolescents with substance use and behavioural problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, says a new study.
The study was not set up to explain why non-drinkers might be more prone to cognitive decline, but the findings offered possible clues.(Shutterstock)
The study was not set up to explain why non-drinkers might be more prone to cognitive decline, but the findings offered possible clues.(Shutterstock)

Surprisingly teetotallers, like big drinkers, are more prone to dementia

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Paris
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2018 11:30 AM IST
Worldwide, about 7% of people over 65 suffer from some form of dementia, a percentage that rises to 40% above the age of 85. The number of sufferers is expected to triple by 2050.
Factors such as alcohol abuse and a risky environment could lead teenagers to become aggressive.(Shutterstock)
Factors such as alcohol abuse and a risky environment could lead teenagers to become aggressive.(Shutterstock)

Teenagers in high-risk environments may turn violent later

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 10:19 AM IST
Teenagers in risky environments display aggression and are more likely to turn to crime.
Accordinf ot the study, night owls suffer from more diseases and disorders than morning larks: They have a 10% higher risk of dying than larks.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Accordinf ot the study, night owls suffer from more diseases and disorders than morning larks: They have a 10% higher risk of dying than larks.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Indo Asian News Service, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 12:37 PM IST
You should not stay awake late in the night. According to a new study, night owls, or those who stay up late, are at a greater risk of dying with diabetes or psychological and neurological disorders.
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