ARTICLES RELATING TO ALCOHOL

Should teens be allowed to drink?

2014-07-28 08:41

Almost half of South Africa’s teenagers would like to lower the legal drinking age below 18, but is there a case for it?

Are teenagers right to call for a lower drinking age?

2014-07-25 13:39

Almost half of South Africa’s teenagers would like to lower the legal drinking age below 18, but is there a case for it?

High alcohol consumption increases hypertension risk

2014-07-22 12:36

Facial flushing after drinking is always considered as a symptom of high alcohol sensitivity or even intolerance to alcohol.

Booze and energy drinks a dangerous duo

2014-07-21 13:00

Australian researchers found that consuming alcohol and caffeinated energy drinks together may fuel the desire to carry on drinking.

Booze and energy drinks a dangerous duo

2014-07-18 13:00

Australian researchers found that consuming alcohol and caffeinated energy drinks together may fuel the desire to carry on drinking.

Alcohol kills women faster

2014-07-16 15:38

The World Health Organisation released its 2014 global report on alcohol and health and it's bad news: Women are more vulnerable to alcohol related diseases than men.

Teens drawn to heavily advertised alcohol brands

2014-07-08 16:05

Though ads are in compliance with the law, researchers say current regulations aren't enough to keep underage teens from drinking alcohol.

Aussie daughters drink more than moms at same age

2014-06-27 12:05

Australian daughters in their early 20s are five times as likely to consume 30 glasses of alcohol a month compared with their mothers at the same age.

Air rage

2014-05-28 13:39

Every so often, we hear of disorderly conduct on passenger planes. What is it about air travel that makes passengers snap?

How other people's drinking affects you

2014-05-26 11:46

Alcoholism is a family disease. But what effect can it have on you to grow up in a household where one or more members have a drinking problem?

Resveratrol supplements may have no health benefits

2014-05-13 11:16

New findings are casting doubt on the value of resveratrol supplements. It doesn't appear to reduce the risk for heart disease and cancer.

Booze kills millions across the world - the facts will shock you

2014-05-13 09:25

World Health Organization calls on international governments to take action against growing alcohol related deaths.

Make sure there's no methanol in your mampoer

2014-05-10 05:00

Methanol is a type of alcohol that is extremely toxic to humans. Here’s why it is sometimes used in home-brewed liquor and why it is so deadly.

11 food tips for fertility

2014-05-07 15:26

Everyday life can eat away at your fertility. Make sure your diet gives you the best chance to conceive.

Don’t let death breath kill your social life

2014-05-07 15:25

If you’ve ever been in a crowded elevator with someone whose breath could be part of a biological weapons programme, you’ll know that halitosis is bad for social interaction.

Foods that may help prevent cancer

2014-05-07 15:24

Which foods should you avoid to prevent cancer or help you fight existing cancer? We take a closer look.

12 stress signals of the body

2014-05-07 15:24

The human body has ways of sending you distress signals. Here's how to recognise them and why you should take notice.

10 reasons why you can't concentrate

2014-05-07 15:24

Struggling to concentrate? Can’t remember where you put your keys? We look at 10 possible causes for mental fuzziness.

Are you at risk of ED?

2014-05-07 15:23

Erectile dysfunction, quite simply, is the inability to have or maintain an erection hard enough for satisfactory sex. It remains one of the most common untreated conditions. Are you at risk?

Workplace drug addiction

2014-05-07 15:23

Drug addiction is a health problem that ravages families and relationships, including work relationships. But what can you do to help tackle the problem?

None for the road

2014-05-05 16:08

Moderate alcohol consumption may support immunity

2014-04-29 10:00

Forget an apple a day to keep the doctor away – research shows a glass of wine could be just as effective.

Feeling in control may curb desire to drink

2014-04-22 14:56

People who have a strong sense of control believe their lives are controlled by their own choices and may subsequently have less of a desire to drink alcohol.

 

SA youth want drinking age lowered

2014-07-23 14:10

In a survey, 50 percent of respondents believe it appropriate for people under 18 to drink alcoholic drinks and want the legal drinking age to be lowered.

Booze and energy drinks a dangerous duo

2014-07-22 05:00

Australian researchers found that consuming alcohol and caffeinated energy drinks together may fuel the desire to carry on drinking.

Booze and energy drinks a dangerous duo

2014-07-21 11:06

Australian researchers found that consuming alcohol and caffeinated energy drinks together may fuel the desire to carry on drinking.

5 wintertime rosacea triggers

2014-07-18 11:21

If you suffer from rosacea, keep your eye out for these triggers.

High alcohol consumption increases hypertension risk

2014-07-16 11:28

Facial flushing after drinking is always considered as a symptom of high alcohol sensitivity or even intolerance to alcohol.

Moderate drinking may benefit the heart

2014-07-02 10:04

Two large studies link low-to-moderate alcohol consumption to reduced risk of heart attack or abdominal aortic aneurysm.

BTCC: Drivers to pass pre-race booze test

2014-05-29 09:14

The British Touring Car series takes a stand against drunk-driving by introducing a zero-tolerance rule and random testing for drivers and officials. Drivers will have to pass a pre-race alocohol test.

That drink could kill your baby

2014-05-27 15:00

Parents who drink alcohol may put babies at a higher risk for sudden infant death syndrome.

Steps to end alcohol abuse in SA

2014-05-26 11:08

South Africa's social development department will use WHO data to try to end alcohol abuse. Individual South Africans consume an average of 8.2 litres of pure alcohol per annum.

Parents should quit smoking when kids are young

2014-05-14 11:36

A study shows that the longer adolescents are exposed to a parent's smoking, the more likely they are to begin smoking and to become regular smokers themselves.

Students more likely to drive stoned than drunk

2014-05-13 10:58

Among male US students, marijuana users are much more likely to drive under the influence than alcohol users. There doesn't seem to be the same social stigma about driving stoned.

SA among the drunkest countries

2014-05-13 09:56

Mapped: See where South Africa ranks.

South Africa amongst the drunkest countries in the world

2014-05-13 08:48

Mapped: See where South Africa ranks among the world's heaviest alcohol consumers.

Make sure there's no methanol in your mampoer

2014-05-09 14:50

Methanol is a type of alcohol that is extremely toxic to humans. Here’s why it is sometimes used in home-brewed liquor and why it is so deadly.

Boost the health of your sperm

2014-05-07 15:26

You’d think that with millions of babies being born each day, the average sperm is a pretty healthy swimmer. Not so.

The physiology behind food cravings

2014-05-07 15:24

Chocolate, sweets, popcorn, crisps… Are you constantly plagued by food cravings that are hampering your weight-loss efforts?

Shortcuts to a good night's sleep

2014-05-07 15:24

Tired of tossing and turning at night, watching the hours tick by? Don’t despair, a good night’s sleep might be possible after all.

Could you have adult ADHD?

2014-05-07 15:24

Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most misdiagnosed disorders. Could adult ADHD be at the root of your problems?

Man boobs demystified

2014-05-07 15:23

Many men are struck by The Curse of the Man Boob. Here's what you need to know.

The healthy sperm diet

2014-05-07 15:23

Planning to become a father? You'd better do whatever you can to ensure that your tiny genetic propagators are plentiful and healthy, including eating the right foods.

Lose the booze blues

2014-05-07 15:23

Drinking is often a social activity and often the pressure is on to drink with others.

Alcohol-dagga combo turns teens lethal on roads

2014-04-29 13:14

Simultaneous use of alcohol and marijuana increases teenagers' risk of getting a traffic ticket or being in a car wreck.

Powderd alcohol product blocked by US authorities

2014-04-23 12:30

A US regulatory body blocked the sale of a just-add-water alcoholic beverage mix called 'Palcohol' because of a labelling issue.

How to keep kids safe around a fire

2014-04-14 11:46

A safety circle of at least 10 feet, a gate or other type of barrier should be placed around campfires to prevent people from getting injured in case of falls.

 
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