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World 16 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

British PM rejects minimum alcohol price idea

LONDON (Reuters Life!) - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has rejected a recommendation from his chief medical officer that the government should bring in minimum prices for alcohol in an attempt to cut excessive drinking.

World 05 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Scientists find gene linked to alcohol consumption

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have identified a gene that appears to play a role in regulating how much alcohol people drink and say their finding could help the search for more effective treatments for alcoholism and binge drinking.

World 24 May 2013 | 5:06 PM

Turkey bans alcohol advertising, curbs sales

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey banned alcohol advertising and increased restrictions on alcohol sales on Friday in a move likely to anger secularist Turks who accuse the government of having an Islamic agenda.

Metro News 02 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Toddy and other businesses not affected by alcohol poisoning cases

JOHOR BARU: Shopowners are taking the necessary steps to ensure the safety of their customers to avoid alcohol poisoning here.

TECH 05 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Temporary 'tattoo' could offer new non-invasive way to monitor alcohol levels

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, USA, have developed new technology that could enable doctors and police to accurately measure blood alcohol levels through a temporary tattoo worn on the skin.

TECH 17 Sep 2013 | 2:13 PM

Feeling tipsy? New apps read blood alcohol levels, hail a taxi

Before getting behind the wheel after a night out, a driver can test his blood alcohol level with new apps that not only give a reading but can call a cab.

Health 04 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Genes may influence taste and use of alcohol

Your genetic make-up could be the reason why you love alcohol or is strongly against it, says study.

Nation 29 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Malaysians drink less alcohol than Thais and Viets

PETALING JAYA: Alcohol consumption in the country has declined, according to several non-governmental organisations here.

Nation 10 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Alcohol gets more youths drinking

WASHINGTON: Alcohol advertisementsincrease the likelihoodof young people drinkingand underscores the importanceof reducing youth exposureto alcohol advertising, anew study has shown.

World 10 Dec 2015 | 2:32 AM

Ireland unveils minimum alcohol price plan to reduce drinking

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The Irish government, aiming to change the country's "damaging attitude to alcohol", approved on Wednesday plans for minimum prices for drinks in the hope of reducing one of Europe's highest levels of alcohol consumption.