Tag Archives: alcohol

What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Too Much Alcohol?

Some people believe that an occasional glass of red wine can benefit your health. Regardless of the merits of this view, too much red wine is unhealthy. Alcohol can impair decision-making abilities and motor skills. It is frequently a factor in vehicular accidents, violent behaviors, unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.1,2 Excessive alcohol consumption can… Read More »

'I had my first taste of alcohol when I was probably 14' – Irish college student reflects on Ireland's binge drinking culture

Criodán Ó Murchú Criodán Ó Murchú ‘I had my first taste of alcohol when I was probably 14’ – Irish college student reflects on Ireland’s binge drinking culture Independent.ie I had my first taste of alcohol (beer) when I was probably 14. But I started actually “drinking” when I was 17, I’d tip down the… Read More »

Study of 14,000 Nonagenarians Says Alcohol, Java Drinkers, Those Overweight In Their 70s Live Longer

“What allows people to live to age 90 and beyond?” Researchers at the University of California Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) have been asking nonagenarians that very question for the last 15 years. And the results may surprise you. For more than 30 years, researchers at UCI MIND—the University’s center… Read More »