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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.

The Banter's guide to drinking alcohol

2014-09-27 05:00

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.

The Banter's guide to drinking alcohol

2014-09-23 12:43

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.

Dagga-using students often unsuccessful with studies

2014-09-12 10:09

Adolescents who make use of cannabis on a daily basis are most likely to become drug dependent, try harder drugs, attempt suicide and be unsuccessful in their studies.

Booze and pot bad for teens in various ways

2014-09-03 14:24

Drinking and marijuana may lead to different types of harmful consequences for teens, a new study suggests.

How other people's drinking affects you

2014-08-07 13:55

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?

Heavy drinking in pregnancy harms child's brain

2014-08-06 12:19

If a woman drinks excessively during pregnancy, it may affect her child's brain development over a long period of time.

How to look good after a heavy night

2014-08-02 05:00

Weekends, parties, alcohol - it could take a toll on your appearance. Here's how to look good after a party!

How alcohol damages your liver

2014-07-31 13:11

Drinking too much alcohol can have serious consequences for your health, especially your liver, which is involved with detoxification of the body after excessive alcohol intake.

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

2014-07-21 13:00

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

 

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.

Booze gets men smiling

2014-10-02 12:18

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

Low-carb drinks for Banters

2014-09-24 05:00

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.

Low-carb drinks for Banters

2014-09-22 16:17

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.

Cannabis users risk health, wellbeing and achievement

2014-09-10 12:33

Adolescents who make use of cannabis on a daily basis are most likely to become drug dependent, try harder drugs, attempt suicide and be unsuccessful in their studies.

Alcohol addiction

2014-08-21 16:22

Within five minutes of consuming alcohol, it enters the blood stream via the stomach. The effects can last for several hours.

Lifestyle factors linked to arthritis

2014-08-07 10:03

Screening for smoking, obesity and diabetes may help identify those at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis.

How to look good after a heavy night

2014-08-02 16:00

Planning a big night out? Here's how to make sure it doesn't leaving you looking like trash tomorrow!

Psychopaths: Who are they?

2014-07-31 12:24

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.

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?

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.

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