Sunday 21 December, 2014

Alcohol can disrupt sleep even after quitting

Chronic alcohol exposure can lead to disruptions in the sleep cycle Continue reading “Alcohol can disrupt sleep even after quitting” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014

A pipeline to ferry 6,000 litres of beer every hour!

A brewery in the city of Bruges in Belgium has come up with a unique plan to shift all the frothy beer from their old factory to new factory for filtration Continue reading “A pipeline to ferry 6,000 litres More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 1st, 2014

‘Increasing alcohol cost curbs harmful drinking’

Reducing alcohol’s affordability is the most effective way to reduce alcohol-related harm in people Continue reading “‘Increasing alcohol cost curbs harmful drinking’” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Bigger warning labels on cigarette packs more effective

Small text warning labels remind people about the health risks of smoking, but larger, more graphic warning labels with pictures were better at motivating them to quit Continue reading “Bigger warning labels More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

How alcohol worsens night vision among drunk drivers

Know why drunk drivers see halos as they zoom past city lights, leading to traffic accidents? It’s because alcohol disturbs the tear-film that covers the surface of their eyes Continue reading “How alcohol More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Father’s drinking habits may alter son’s genes

Do you regularly drink to excess? Even before conception, a son’s vulnerability for alcohol use disorders could be shaped by a father who chronically drinks to excess Continue reading “Father’s More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

How to keep youngsters away from hookah smoking

Combating positive perceptions of hookah use as attractive, fun and romantic, rather than focusing on the harmful components of tobacco smoke Continue reading “How to keep youngsters away from hookah smoking” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Pictorial warnings help kick the butt: WHO

Large, pictorial warnings on tobacco packets leads to greater motivation among smokers to quit and lowers motivation among non-smokers to start up Continue reading “Pictorial warnings help kick the butt: WHO” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Decoded: How do you become an alcoholic!

Men who are less sensitive to the negative effects of alcohol drink more heavily and are more likely to become problem drinkers later in life and part of a brain plays Continue reading “Decoded: How do you More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

This smart phone App won’t let you frequent bars!

Just out from an alcohol treatment programme but still cannot avoid thinking about the bar evenings Continue reading “This smart phone App won’t let you frequent bars!” »  More...