Why alcohol can make women clingy and men unfaithful

Have you ever wondered why alcohol makes women all touchy and clingy? Or why drunken men may cheat on their girlfriends? If so you’ll probably love this study performed by scientists from the Oregon University (USA). They checked out what happened when they offered alcohol to couples of prairie voles. These small rodents are known to…

Alcohol possibly slows down muscle disease MS

It’s very well possible that alcohol can slow down the breakdown of the human body caused by the muscle disease MS (multiple sclerosis). At least for the ‘relapsing-remitting’ form of the disease. That’s the conclusion Dutch and Belgian researchers draw in the European Journal of Neurology. Besides alcohol the progress of MS would also be…

Red wine, the best diet to a superslim figure

Are you worried about your weight? Can’t you lose those extra kilos no matter how much you watch your diet and work out? You might want to consider a diet of red wine. The Purdue University (United States) discovered in 2012 that the compound piceatannol in this drink (also in grapes and some other fruits)…

Feeling depressed? Have some red wine!

Ever wondered why many teetotalers are boring? A lot of times they act grumpy and depressed, incapable of letting other people enjoy the things they gave up. Well, Spanish researchers looked into the connection between alcohol consumption and depression and guess what? According to their research alcohol (in moderate amounts) decreases your chances to get…

Why smoking and drinking go so well together

Drinking and smoking is a solid combination. Most smokers consume more cigarettes when they hit the booze and lots of people only smoke when they drink. Together with good company this is the holy trinity while sitting at the bar. But why is it that drinks and smokes go so well together? American researchers of…