Low or moderate drinkers, beware. In a comprehensive study, scientists say there's really no amount of alcohol that's safe for drinking. They're now calling for a revamp of health guidelines, many of which encourage up to two drinks a day.
Studies on alcohol consumption have revolved around heavy drinking and its negative health effects. This new study highlights light and moderate drinking and challenges previous studies claiming that a few drinks per week is good for the health.
Cheers to that! Missing work is not a sign of too much drinking after all, as a new study says non-drinkers miss more work days than those who enjoy their alcohol in moderation.
People who moderately consume alcohol are more likely to develop brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease and dementia than those who drink lightly or don't drink at all.
A cat, which accidentally made contact with a toxic brake fluid, was given a shot of vodka to counter the ethylene glycol poisoning.
Women who consume large quantity of alcohol for a short period of time, even before their pregnancy, were more likely to give birth to children with high blood and sugar and increased risk to diabetes.
Mixing alcohol with highly caffeinated energy drinks could increased the risk of physical injuries compared to drinking alcohol only.
Brandies like cognac are renowned for its flavors, colors and aromas that require years to achieve. However, scientists from Spain have used ultrasound to cut the time needed for these spirits to mature from years to days.
Too much alcohol during adolescence could disrupt the development of certain areas in the brain associated with impulse control and development of substance abuse disorder.
New study shows an impending health crisis in the UK due to alcohol, forecasting 135,000 cancer-related deaths in the next 20 years.
A new study revealed that moderate consumption of alcohol may help slowdown the decline of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or good cholesterol, as people age.
Women are catching up to men in terms of alcohol consumption. Previous studies have shown that men are more likely than women to drink alcohol in quantities that could be damaging to health.
A team of researchers from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine has discovered that people who suffer the most from migraines have higher concentrations of microbes that change the nitrates from various foods into chemicals that induce migraines.
Scientists are finding ways to make euthanizing as humanely as possible. The latest solution: beer, at least for invertebrates.