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Brit man on dance drug dies after downing pint of vodka in 4 seconds


September 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A Brit drinker who had taken the dance drug mephedrone died after downing a pint of vodka in four seconds, an inquest heard.Richard Davies swallowed the spirits in ... Read more...

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29-year-old man dies after drinking a pint of vodka in 4 seconds


September 30th, 2010 - 2:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a tragic incident a 29-year-old man died after he drank a pint of vodka in just 4 seconds.According to reports, Richard Davies imbibed a pint of vodka ... Read more...

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Binge drinking weakens body’s ability to fight infections


September 18th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Binge drinking can weaken body's ability to fight off infections for at least 24 hours afterwards, finds a new study.Stephen Pruett, currently at the College of Veterinary Medicine ... Read more...

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Oz study shows more young people in hospital for booze-related issues


August 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): An Australian study has shown that over the last few years there has been an increase in young people being hospitalised for 'alcohol-related problems' and researchers say that ... Read more...

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Zinc supplements during pregnancy may cut alcohol-related birth defects


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): While animal studies have shown that exposure to binge drinking while in the womb increases the risk of numerous problems for the foetus, including early postnatal death, ... Read more...

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Why do some people get violent after boozing


December 16th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Have you ever wondered how generally calm people suddenly turn violent after downing a drink? Well, Finnish researchers have got the answer for you: it''s caused by ... Read more...

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Indian origin researcher sheds light on brain DNA remodelling in alcoholism


April 3rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in the US has for the first time shown that minor chemical modifications in the brain during alcohol addiction may cause the DNA to ... Read more...

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Chronic drinking may cause severe pneumonia after surgery: Study


February 4th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 4 (ANI): A new study on mice has found that chronic alcohol consumption can result in a severe form of pneumonia after a surgery.The study indicated that people who ... Read more...

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