A beer that researchers made using ingredients from kefir may be good for health, a rodent study suggests.
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Do people who use legal marijuana drink less or more alcohol? The answer, it turns out, is complicated, a new study finds.
Good news, wine lovers: You can revive a stale bottle of your favorite vintage with a simple chemistry experiment.
Alcohol can be a "hidden" source of calories. Here's a look at how many calories are in different alcohol drinks.
To lose weight, most people need to reduce the number of calories they consume. Here are a few calorie-cutting tips that won't leave you feeling extra hungry.
Italians may be known for their love of wine, but drinking rates in the country have actually dropped markedly in recent years. Here's why.
Drinking can lead to both a very full bladder, and a dimmed awareness of how full it is, setting the stage perfectly for a bladder rupture, doctors say.
A new report advises parents to start talking to their children early about alcohol, in order to prevent dangerous consequences.
A new study finds that shortly before a diagnosis of ALS, people with the condition have a higher calorie intake, but lower BMI, than people who don't develop ALS.
Beer's essential ingredient, yeast, has a fascinating evolutionary story that begins in a cave more than 500 years ago.
Hawaiians and Midwesterners have the highest rates of drunk driving, while people in Utah had the lowest rates.
Drunk driving is most common in Hawaii, but the Midwest and parts of the West also have high rates of drunk driving as well.
Among older adults, greater consumption of alcohol is linked with more damage to the heart, researchers say.
Children who try a sip of alcohol as pre-teens are more likely to start drinking before high school, a new study suggests.
During the Bronze Age, Egyptians were making beer in what is today downtown Tel Aviv, new archaeological evidence suggests.
Researchers have created a new diet they call the "MIND" diet, which may lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease.