Party checklist for an adult hosting a teen party

2016-12-01 12:03

Are you a parent that's hosting a teen party this festive season? Check out these tips to make sure everything runs smoothly.

How to tell if your teen is an underage drinker

2016-11-08 16:11

The dangers of underage drinking cannot be overstated and parents are advised to look out for behaviour that may be indicative of their teenagers consuming alcohol.

People unaware that alcohol can cause cancer

2016-11-03 15:24

Researchers calculated that alcohol was responsible for an estimated five percent of all new cancer cases.

Should schools be allowed to sell alcohol to adults at functions?

2016-10-17 14:50

How do you feel about alcohol at school functions?

New drug may help curb smoking and drinking

2016-10-06 14:46

According to researchers, an experimental drug might target the same brain areas linked with withdrawal and stress, and have an impact on both tobacco and alcohol use disorders.

Heavy drinking can harm the ageing brain

2016-09-23 14:51

A study found that older people who were heavy drinkers had lower scores on tests of so-called cognitive function – worse learning skills, memory and motor function.

Surprise! Beer makes people happier and friendlier

2016-09-20 10:53

Swiss researchers found scientific proof that drinking beer makes people more social and more empathetic.

The ice cube that can order you another drink from the bar

2016-09-08 11:24

We love the way technology makes our lives easier!

Weaker beer may solve a lot of problems

2016-08-12 11:12

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if the alcohol content in beer and other drinks were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big.

Heavy drinking might harm the lungs

2016-08-07 08:02

Alcohol appears to reduce levels of a protective gas in the lungs, study of 12 000 people finds.


You booze, you lose

2016-11-27 06:04

Government plans to clamp down on unlicensed liquor outlets and change the legal drinking age to 21.

Youthful drinking linked to health problems later in life

2016-11-04 13:43

A study found that negative effects were observed even among former drinkers who had been free from alcoholism for decades.

SEE: The effects of too much alcohol on the body

2016-10-25 07:53

In what ways can alcohol affect your body? You might be be surprised at some of the side-effects of binge drinking . . .

Liquor law amendments: significant implications for consumers and liquor licence holders

2016-10-14 16:04

Food24’s wine editor outlines the latest liquor law proposals.

What is the legal drinking age around the world?

2016-10-04 12:16

With SA’s drinking age in the spotlight, Parent24 compares legal drinking ages around the world.

Alcoholics may lack enzyme that controls impulse to drink

2016-09-22 11:55

The finding that alcoholics may lack an enzyme that controls their desire to drink could lead to new ways to treat alcoholism in humans.

Are you as drunk as the company you keep?

2016-09-16 08:37

Perceptions of your intoxication are influenced by how much those around you are drinking, a new study found.

People in a committed relationship drink less

2016-08-19 13:23

Findings of a new study show that once people are in a committed relationship, their drinking frequency declines, but that the quantity goes back up when they exit that relationship.

Easy access to drugs and booze ups teens' addiction risk

2016-08-12 10:47

A study found that teens who had alcohol and illegal drugs available at home started drinking and using drugs at a younger age.

WATCH: Robbers hit the bottles at Edenvale liquor store

Robbers, one of whom was armed, clear the shelves of a liquor store in Edenvale.

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