In general, intoxication is not a defence against criminal charges. There are, however, a few circumstances under which intoxication can be used as a defence.
Doing exercise diminished students’ craving for alcohol, a new study found.
Young Nigerians are culturally encouraged to overdrink. How can they be protected?
Now restrictions are easing, some people who have not used alcohol or other drugs recently may start to use them again, and need to be aware of their reduced tolerance.
People who increased their drinking significantly during the pandemic are risking illness.
It may have ‘worked’ for Winston Churchill. That doesn’t mean it will work for you.
There’s something satisfying about how grimy, disastrous and flawed Ace and Iggy are allowed to be in this new SBS web series.
A debate over the future of dealcoholised wine is raging in Brussels.
Cancelling campus events won’t address the potential harms of binge drinking this fall. Universities must plan additional activities to curb risky alcohol use and promote student wellness.
Black Americans’ contributions to some of the country’s most iconic dishes and spirits are finally starting to be recognized in the media and in museum exhibitions.
Consuming alcohol makes accidents more likely and it can harm your heart, your liver and even change your brain. But making the sale of beer, wine and hard liquor illegal flopped.
Thanks to shifting tastes and improvements to the brewing process, more craft brewers are offering low-alcohol and nonalcoholic options – and are going toe to toe with America’s beer giants.
Today, Homo sapiens regularly use psychoactive chemicals to modify the mind – but how did it all begin?
Today’s non-alcoholic drinks are perfectly at home in the wine bar or on the cocktail shelf.
A recent Title IX lawsuit alleges discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation at religious schools. Two scholars argue that this might be a pivotal moment.
In the US, underage drinking accounts for a whopping US$17.5 billion worth of alcohol yearly. New research shows which companies take in most of this money and how little is spent on prevention.
Preventing drink spiking is a collective responsibility, not something to be shouldered by potential victims.
To stave off illness and melancholy, moderate drinking was advised by doctors.
Tolerance happens when the brain adapts to the effects of alcohol – eventually causing us to need more to achieve the same effects.
From orange juice, to tea and coffee, to alcohol — different drinks can have different effects on iron absorption. This is worth thinking about if your iron levels are low.