alcohol

Wrist sensor tracks blood alcohol content in real time

Posted in Science on 20th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Wearable Alcohol Biosensor Challenge was designed to create an easily wearable monitor for alcohol research studies, or personal use to monitor drinking.

Drinking coffee decreases the odds of getting liver cancer, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 30th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Drinking three or more of alcoholic drinks increases chances of liver cancer, but drinking coffee decreases odds, according to the World Cancer Research Fund.

Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO

Posted in Medicine on 5th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered.

Impulsive personality linked to food addiction

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The same kinds of impulsive behavior that lead some people to abuse alcohol and other drugs may also be an important contributor to an unhealthy relationship with food.