ARTICLES RELATING TO ALCOHOL

ADHD linked to earlier use of illicit drugs in teens

2015-01-29 17:00

Teenagers diagnosed with ADHD are more likely to use illicit drugs. But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses.

ADHD linked to earlier use of illicit drugs in teens

2015-01-29 12:18

Teenagers diagnosed with ADHD are more likely to use illicit drugs. But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses.

Alcohol ads on TV affect kids' drinking behaviour

2015-01-22 15:57

According to recent research, there is a link between TV alcohol advertisements and young people's drinking behaviours.

The A-Z of alcohol

2015-01-19 11:34

Wine and other alcoholic drinks can add a lot of zest to your life and, like good food, should be enjoyed. When paired with the right food, magic happens!

Binge drinking this weekend? Think again

2015-01-09 14:27

A new study indicates that binge drinking may cause significant immune system impairment while alcohol is still in the body.

Beware of the consequences of binge drinking!

2015-01-09 05:00

A new study indicates that binge drinking may cause significant immune system impairment while alcohol is still in the body.

Binge drinking may weaken immune system

2015-01-06 10:48

A new study indicates that binge drinking may cause significant immune system impairment while alcohol is still in the body.

Hangover cure is elusive but symptom relief fizzles and flows

2015-01-03 05:00

Revelers are preparing to ring in the New Year with parties and celebrations, and those whose heads are still ringing will spend their first waking hours of 2015 searching for hangover relief.

Hangover cure?

2015-01-02 08:57

There are no medications that you can take for a hangover.

Looking for a hangover cure?

2014-12-31 11:43

A cure for the throbbing headache, nausea, fatigue and thirst that can follow a night of drinking remains elusive.

Alcohol blackouts common in teens

2014-12-22 12:05

According to research, by the age of 19 nearly three-quarters of UK teenagers have become unconscious as a result of drinking alcohol.

Wacky wine wisdom

2014-12-19 15:30

A good bottle of wine can keep you company while reading the perfect novel or when entertaining a few friends. Here are a few things that you might not have known about wine.

Booze-free ways to destress

2014-12-17 17:30

Rather than turning into a pressure cooker of stress, here are a few ways to unwind, and some ways that you shouldn’t.

Alcohol and drugs main cause of partner abuse in SA

2014-12-05 05:10

Alcohol and drugs are perceived to be the leading cause of partner abuse in South Africa, according to the latest 'Peace Maker Barometer' survey.

Alcohol and drugs are the main causes of partner abuse in SA

2014-12-04 12:12

Alcohol and drugs are perceived to be the leading cause of partner abuse in South Africa, according to the latest 'Peace Maker Barometer' survey.

Humans and alcohol go back a very long way

2014-12-04 05:20

Millions of years ago our primate ancestors developed an enzyme that enables us to tolerate alcohol – and the rest is history.

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-25 10:18

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-24 14:30

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Lamb shanks roasted in port and red wine

2014-11-23 00:00

A hearty and rich dish of lamb and wine that will most definitely soothe the soul.

Surprising health benefits of beer

2014-11-11 14:37

Beer in moderation won’t give you a “beer belly”. In fact, according to various studies, it may just be the answer to some of your health problems.

Foetal alcohol syndrome in US higher than suspected

2014-10-28 11:11

A study found that between 2.4 percent and 4.8 percent of US children have some kind of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

Binge drinking may boost blood pressure in young men

2014-10-24 11:19

Young adult men who binge drink may be at risk of high blood pressure, but binge drinking doesn't cause a similar rise in blood pressure in young adult women or teenagers.

Alcohol in pregnancy

2014-10-14 11:56

We all know that alcohol is harmful to the foetus. Because we still don't know what the safe limit is, it is best to avoid a drink altogether.

Too much booze puts you at risk of hypertension

2014-10-09 14:43

Be aware of facial flushing when you drink - it could point to high blood pressure.

 

ADHD linked to earlier use of illicit drugs in teens

2015-01-29 12:43

Teenagers diagnosed with ADHD are more likely to use illicit drugs. But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses.

Dry quiet season for some in Cape Town

2015-01-25 14:35

Cape Town had a quieter festive season due to the confiscation of almost 12 000 bottles of alcohol during its crackdown on violations of its alcohol laws, says a councillor.

Alcohol ads on TV affect kids' drinking behaviour

2015-01-22 10:58

According to recent research, there is a link between TV alcohol advertisements and young people's drinking behaviours.

Alcohol-dagga combo turns teens lethal on roads

2015-01-17 05:00

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

Binge drinking this weekend? Think again

2015-01-09 11:39

A new study indicates that binge drinking may cause significant immune system impairment while alcohol is still in the body.

Binge drinking may weaken immune system

2015-01-06 12:32

A new study indicates that binge drinking may cause significant immune system impairment while alcohol is still in the body.

Medication may curb desire for alcohol

2015-01-05 11:33

In a lab that looks like a bar, US researchers are trying to find new ways to curb heavy drinking.

A burst of sales for bubbly producers

2015-01-02 12:00

Italy's bubbly producers ended the year on a sparkling note as a record number of people opted for prosecco to toast the New Year.

Hangover cures, the good, the bad, and the dangerous

2014-12-31 13:45

On New Year's day, you might find yourself tempted to try out some popular hangover cures. Be careful, some of them can make your hangover worse!

Hangover cure is elusive but symptom relief fizzles and flows

2014-12-31 10:56

Revelers are preparing to ring in the New Year with parties and celebrations, and those whose heads are still ringing will spend their first waking hours of 2015 searching for hangover relief.

Alcohol blackouts common in UK teens

2014-12-22 11:14

According to research, by the age of 19 nearly three-quarters of UK teenagers have become unconscious as a result of drinking alcohol.

Low-carb drinks for Banters

2014-12-17 17:30

Trying to lose weight doesn't have to mean cutting out alcohol, dieters just need to be more careful about what it is they're drinking.

Alcohol and drugs are the main causes of partner abuse in SA

2014-12-05 12:11

Alcohol and drugs are perceived to be the leading cause of partner abuse in South Africa, according to the latest 'Peace Maker Barometer' survey.

Alcohol and drugs main cause of partner abuse in SA

2014-12-04 13:48

Alcohol and drugs are perceived to be the leading cause of partner abuse in South Africa, according to the latest 'Peace Maker Barometer' survey.

Humans and alcohol go back a very long way

2014-12-04 08:31

Millions of years ago our primate ancestors developed an enzyme that enables us to tolerate alcohol – and the rest is history.

Humans and alcohol go back a very long way

2014-12-03 12:34

Millions of years ago our primate ancestors developed an enzyme that enables us to tolerate alcohol – and the rest is history.

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-24 15:49

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-24 09:06

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics

2014-11-21 16:26

Only 10 percent of US adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Low-carb drinks for Banters

2014-10-29 11:19

Trying to lose weight doesn't have to mean cutting out alcohol, dieters just need to be more careful about what it is they're drinking.

Psychopaths: Who are they?

2014-10-27 15:40

All psychopaths aren't necessarily cold blooded killers. We all know people who don't commit crimes, but make the life of their nearest and dearest a living hell.

Binge drinking may boost blood pressure in young men

2014-10-22 13:35

Young adult men who binge drink may be at risk of high blood pressure, but binge drinking doesn't cause a similar rise in blood pressure in young adult women or teenagers.

Alcohol, not Ebola, possible cause of Briton's death in Macedonia

2014-10-13 12:53

Severe alcohol poisoning could have mimicked some of the symptoms of Ebola, prompting concerns of an outbreak in the country.

Booze gets men smiling

2014-10-03 05:00

Alcohol, the ubiquitous liquid social lubricant, seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys.

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