Drinking


A Liver Hormone Regulates Your Alcohol Drinking

A Liver Hormone Regulates Your Alcohol Drinking

It has been surmised that a liver hormone called 'FGF21' may be responsible for alcohol consumption patterns in some...

3 days ago, 7:34am CST

Women are Now Drinking as Much Alcohol as Men, Study Finds

Women are Now Drinking as Much Alcohol as Men, Study Finds

Women are not only catching up to men in alcohol consumption but also in harms associated with it...

Oct 25 2016, 3:45am CDT

Drinking Two Diet Drinks Daily Could Double Diabetes Risk

Drinking Two Diet Drinks Daily Could Double Diabetes Risk

A double shot of a diet drink could increase risk of diabetes twice over....

Oct 22 2016, 6:52am CDT

6 Million Americans are Drinking Water Contaminated with Toxic Chemicals

6 Million Americans are Drinking Water Contaminated with Toxic Chemicals

Many harmful chemicals have been found in the drinking water supply of over 6 million Americans....

Aug 11 2016, 6:55am CDT

Israeli Scientists Develop New System to Harvest Drinking Water from Air

Israeli Scientists Develop New System to Harvest Drinking Water from Air

Scientists at the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa have proposed an innovative system for harvesting safe drinking wate...

Jul 27 2016, 4:19am CDT

D2 Neurons tell Brain When to Stop Drinking

D2 Neurons tell Brain When to Stop Drinking

It is possible to influence drinking behavior by activating particular neurons in brain, suggests a new study.The researchers...

Jul 8 2016, 3:01am CDT

Drinking is Deadly for Hepatitis C Patients

Drinking is Deadly for Hepatitis C Patients

Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of liver damage and death from the Hepatitis C virus, a study has found, adding that sev...

May 15 2016, 4:05am CDT

Why Some People are Prone to Drinking

Why Some People are Prone to Drinking

A team of Finnish scientists has decoded changes in the brain that make people prone to excessive drinking -- a discovery that...

May 1 2016, 7:13am CDT

Even Moderate Drinking is Not Good for You

Even Moderate Drinking is Not Good for You

The latest evidence is just in and according to it alcohol is best avoided altogether since even moderate drinking may not be t...

Mar 22 2016, 6:04am CDT

US Lawyers Have a Serious Drinking Problem, Study Reveals

US Lawyers Have a Serious Drinking Problem, Study Reveals

One in three practicing lawyer in United States is a heavy drinker. In addition, 28% suffer from depression while 19% have expe...

Feb 7 2016, 12:06am CST

T-Mobile Hassles Verizon with Verizon Earnings Call Drinking Game

T-Mobile Hassles Verizon with Verizon Earnings Call Drinking Game

T-Mobile has a created a drinking game for the Verizon Earnings Call today. Only problem is that the earnings call is at 8:30am...

Jan 21 2016, 7:52am CST

Watch Ricky Gervais Drinking Beer and Making Fun of Hollywood in Golden Globes Opening

Watch Ricky Gervais Drinking Beer and Making Fun of Hollywood in Golden Globes Opening

Ricky Gervais hosted again the Golden Globes last night. His opening was again hilarious and filled with borderline problematic...

Jan 11 2016, 4:23am CST

Beer and exercise

Researchers Say Drinking Beer May Be Good Motivation for Exercises

New research has found a limited link between exercising and beer, or rather wanting to exercise and moderate beer or alcohol....

Jan 7 2016, 9:59am CST

Americans are Drinking Themselves to Death

Americans are Drinking Themselves to Death

When you sit down at the Christmas table for your dinner, you might want to skip the wine this year. That's because several rec...

Dec 23 2015, 10:20am CST

Women are Drinking Like Men in the U.S.

Women are Drinking Like Men in the U.S.

In a study, female consumption of alcohol almost reached the level of alcohol consumption rate of men....

Nov 26 2015, 9:06am CST

Women are Drinking More - and it's Bad

Women are Drinking More - and it's Bad

A recent study has found a conundrum that spells bad news for women: women are drinking more and men are drinking less.The Nati...

Nov 24 2015, 10:02am CST

Drinking 8 Glasses Of Water A Day Is A Myth Per New York Times

Drinking 8 Glasses Of Water A Day Is A Myth Per New York Times

The New York Times' Aaron E. Carroll claims people do not have to drink eight glasses of water daily. Instead, they should...

Aug 25 2015, 6:00am CDT

Drinking Increases Risk of Cancers in Smokers

Drinking Increases Risk of Cancers in Smokers

It was found that smokers of both sexes may contract cancer due to moderate drinking....

Aug 19 2015, 6:56am CDT

Harmful Drinking is a Hidden Phenomenon Among Middle-Class

Harmful Drinking is a Hidden Phenomenon Among Middle-Class

It seems that alcoholism or drunkenness is a rich man’s disease. The moment you reach the middle class in terms of income and l...

Jul 25 2015, 7:59am CDT

Drinking Too Much Water Kills Athletes

Drinking Too Much Water Kills Athletes

Researchers have presented the findings that drinking too much water during exertion exercises can prove to be fatal compared t...

Jul 1 2015, 5:21am CDT

Binge Drinking increases Heart Attack Risk by 70%

Binge Drinking increases Heart Attack Risk by 70%

Extreme drunken behavior is a pretty common phenomenon in several counties of the USA. And it is a problem that has mounted in...

Apr 29 2015, 7:14am CDT

Kim Richards arrested after alleged drinking

Kim Richards arrested after alleged drinking

"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" actress is struggling to maintain sobriety...

Apr 17 2015, 1:07am CDT

Avril Lavigne's Ex Hospitalized Due to Excessive Drinking

Avril Lavigne's Ex Hospitalized Due to Excessive Drinking

He was near death...

May 18 2014, 7:26pm CDT

Pregnant women advised to avoid drinking tap water following toxic spill

Pregnant women advised to avoid drinking tap water following toxic spill

Health officials in West Virginia are now advising pregnant women to avoid drinking tap water due potentially harmful chemical....

Jan 17 2014, 2:11am CST

Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women

Study: Heavy Drinking Is Toxic To The Brains Of Men, But Not Those Of Women

One of the largest studies ever conducted on the long-term effects of alcohol consumption suggests that heavy drinking is linke...

Jan 16 2014, 10:46pm CST

I4U news

Media Binging on Reports of Women Drinking

NOTE: This post is a STATS Investigative piece written by STATS Director of Research Rebecca Goldin, Ph.D. By Rebecca Goldin, ...

Dec 20 2013, 11:26am CST

Coffee Drinking delays Alzheimer's says new Study on Mice

I love coffee, like all geeks. Not necessarily Weasel puked Coffee, but Austrian and Italian beans. Now a new study on mice app...

Jul 6 2009, 4:00am CDT

Texting While Driving Worse than Drinking

Texting While Driving Worse than Drinking

As I walked up the street of my neighborhood yesterday, I noticed a neighbor's 16-year-old daughter driving up the street weavi...

Sep 18 2008, 6:34am CDT