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The researchers also incorporated a genetic marker-based approach, Mendelian randomisation for the study.(Unsplash)

Why women should avoid drinking during pregnancy

By Indo Asian News Service | London
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.
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Around 60 per cent of all cases of sleep apnoea are classed as mild, but until now the researchers know whether this particular mask would be helpful to those patients.(Unsplash)
Around 60 per cent of all cases of sleep apnoea are classed as mild, but until now the researchers know whether this particular mask would be helpful to those patients.(Unsplash)

A novel face mask can help combat sleep apnoea, snoring

By Indo Asian News Service | London
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 05:56 PM IST
Around 60 per cent of all cases of sleep apnoea are classed as mild, but until now the researchers know whether this particular mask would be helpful to those patients.
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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

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, Beijing
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.
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After suspended Uttarakhand BJP MLA Pranav Champion was seen in a video dancing to Bollywood tunes while brandishing guns in both his hands and his mouth, the lawmaker said he was being needlessly targeted by media. (Screengrab of video tweeted by ANI)
After suspended Uttarakhand BJP MLA Pranav Champion was seen in a video dancing to Bollywood tunes while brandishing guns in both his hands and his mouth, the lawmaker said he was being needlessly targeted by media. (Screengrab of video tweeted by ANI)

Is it a crime? asks BJP MLA caught on camera dancing, brandishing guns

By Asian News International | Dehradun
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 07:26 PM IST
Champion who is under suspension from his party for indiscipline was caught on camera dancing to Bollywood item songs while holding guns in both his hands and one in his mouth.
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An Indonesian woman is whipped by a member of the Sharia police in public in Banda Aceh on March 20.(AFP Photo)
An Indonesian woman is whipped by a member of the Sharia police in public in Banda Aceh on March 20.(AFP Photo)

5 unmarried couples whipped in public in Indonesia for behaving amorously

By AFP | Banda Aceh (Indonesia)
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 06:47 PM IST
The five couples flogged Thursday received between four and 22 strokes from a rattan cane outside a mosque in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, after they served several months in prison.
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The Goa- assembly today passed a bill banning open drinking or cooking on the state’s beaches (File Photo)(HT Photo)
The Goa- assembly today passed a bill banning open drinking or cooking on the state’s beaches (File Photo)(HT Photo)

Law banning open drinking, cooking on Goa beaches passed by assembly

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 09:54 PM IST
Under the new amendment, violators will be fined Rs 2,000, and if the violation is committed by more than one person, the group will have to pay Rs 10,000. There are, however, no penal provisions in the new law.
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10 pre-party foods to help you hold your drink(Shutterstock)
10 pre-party foods to help you hold your drink(Shutterstock)

Party special! 10 pre-party foods to up your energy

By Sarah Mirza | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 10:39 PM IST
Eat these before you head out to limit the damage, hold your drinks better and banish energy colas forever!
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Delhi government is getting tough over people drinking in public places.(File Photo)
Delhi government is getting tough over people drinking in public places.(File Photo)

As Diwali nears, Delhi govt to launch drive against drinking in public

By Sweta Goswami | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 07:51 AM IST
The fine for open drinking is Rs 5,000. But, if an offender is found creating nuisance then the fine becomes double along with three months in jail
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Scientists have found that oestrogen protects women from heart disease for a longer period in life.(Shutterstock)
Scientists have found that oestrogen protects women from heart disease for a longer period in life.(Shutterstock)

Women live longer than men, here’s why

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 10:53 AM IST
It’s a fact that women live longer than men. Scientists now shed light on what could be causing this gender gap.
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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

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
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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Local media published photographs of the man -- identified only as MR -- being given 80 lashes in a square in the eastern city of Kashmar on Tuesday.(File photo for representation)
Local media published photographs of the man -- identified only as MR -- being given 80 lashes in a square in the eastern city of Kashmar on Tuesday.(File photo for representation)

Iran man flogged 80 times for drinking alcohol as minor

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, Tehran
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2018 05:09 PM IST
Prosecutors said he was arrested in the Iranian year of 1385 (March 2006 - March 2007) and sentenced the next year. It was not clear why the punishment was carried out over 10 years later.
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Diabetes and beer: A can of beer has approximately 150 calories. But because of its low alcohol content, people often end up drinking several glasses of beer and thus end up consuming almost 600 calories.(Shutterstock)
Diabetes and beer: A can of beer has approximately 150 calories. But because of its low alcohol content, people often end up drinking several glasses of beer and thus end up consuming almost 600 calories.(Shutterstock)

Diabetes and beer, here’s an expert-approved guide for diabetics to drinking alcohol

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 06:33 PM IST
Diabetes and beer: Is beer good for diabetics? Diabetes patients are often tempted to drink beer or other alcohol, but are always wary of the dangerous fluctuations in their sugar levels it can cause. Here’s what experts want you to know before you hit the bottle.
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The Delhi high court sought a response from the Delhi government on a plea seeking the legal age for drinking alcohol to be lowered from the current 25 years.(File Photo)
The Delhi high court sought a response from the Delhi government on a plea seeking the legal age for drinking alcohol to be lowered from the current 25 years.(File Photo)

Delhi’s drinking age too high? Court will decide

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 11:26 AM IST
The plea claimed that 67% of the people in the age group of 18-25 years purchased alcohol from liquor vends, but were never asked to show their age proof, which has a corrosive effect on respect for the law.
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Smoking could increase your risk of irregular heartbeat.(Shutterstock)
Smoking could increase your risk of irregular heartbeat.(Shutterstock)

Smoking, alcohol consumption raise lifetime risk of irregular heart rate

By IANS | IANS, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 02:41 PM IST
Smoking and drinking alcohol could raise your risk of developing a rapid heart rate.
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To ensure your kid turns out to be healthy in the long run, it’s crucial for parents to be fit prior to pregnancy as well.(Shutterstock)
To ensure your kid turns out to be healthy in the long run, it’s crucial for parents to be fit prior to pregnancy as well.(Shutterstock)

Parents, your diet and fitness before conception affect child’s health

By HT Correspondent | Manali Shah, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2018 01:30 PM IST
Smoking, high alcohol and caffeine intake, diet, obesity and malnutrition in either or both parents, potentially increases a child’s lifelong risk of heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, immune and neurological diseases.
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Police tape covers a home-based alcohol factory in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday.(AP File Photo)
Police tape covers a home-based alcohol factory in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday.(AP File Photo)

More than 50 Indonesians died in April from bootleg liquor

By HT Correspondent | Associated Press, Jakarta
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 02:59 PM IST
Nearly 40 people were admitted to a hospital for nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath and unconsciousness.
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Skeletal remains of a man, suspected to be that of a ward boy, were found at Shelar village in Bhiwandi on Tuesday.(HT File (Representational Image))
Skeletal remains of a man, suspected to be that of a ward boy, were found at Shelar village in Bhiwandi on Tuesday.(HT File (Representational Image))

Skeletal remains of man who went missing found near Mumbai

By Arvind Walmiki | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2018 10:00 AM IST
Police suspect that the remains are of ward boy Bharat Kamble (in his 40s), who went missing from Bhiwandi, after a heated argument with his wife over drinking alcohol.
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