Hoteliers react to ban of alcohol by Kwara state government
Some hotel associations have called on the Kwara State Government to reverse its law prohibiting the sales, production and consumption of alcohol in the state. They said the enforcement of such a law would have a drastic effect on the nation’s economy and the hospitality industry. They spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
How evolving gene may stop humans drinking alcohol, researchers find
Humans may be developing a gene that results in an “adverse physical response” to drinking alcohol, according to new research. Scientists believe people have begun evolving so they find it so unpleasant it could stop our species from drinking in the future. Examining recent trends in the positive selection of genes across human populations they…
Get Rid Of That Hangover
You know you should have stopped at that last shot but the guys kept cheering you on. Now you're awake feeling like the weight of the world is on your shoulders and there's a planet size drum beating in your head. Sound familiar? If yes, here are some tips to help ease your pain. Water…
Scant evidence to back pregnancy 'no drinking' rule: study
How much alcohol is safe for a pregnant woman to drink?
Drinking at early age raises death risk by 47%
Getting drunk before your 15th birthday nearly doubles your risk of an early death, new research reveals. Those who get inebriated at a young age are 47 percent more likely to die prematurely, a study found.
Tanzania bans alcohol sachets
A ban on alcohol sold in plastic sachets will come into force in Tanzania this week, the government said Wednesday, as it seeks to protect the environment and curb youth boozing.
Long-term heavy drinking may age arteries over time
Heavy alcohol drinking habits over the years may prematurely age arteries, especially in men, putting them at an increased risk for heart disease, according to new research...
Foods that can fight depression
To beat depression and have a more hopeful, positive attitude to life, rather than reach for antidepressant drugs that can have side effects, you can boost your mood by natural means. One way is through your diet.