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Booze may make the heart beat faster
A study of more than 3,000 adults who attended the 2015 Munich Oktoberfest reveals that drinking can increase our heart rate, but should we be worried? (Medical News Today)

Feeling fine after one drink? Your brain's not
Researchers have found that even one alcoholic drink can impair our ability to make decisions, and this could have some serious implications. (Medical News Today)

Smoking every day can increase psychosis risk, study finds
Smoking at least 10 cigarettes every day or using marijuana at least five times may raise the risk of developing psychosis, according to two new studies. (Medical News Today)

Unlocking the personality of a social media addict
Addiction to social media is a real and growing problem. A recent study attempted to develop a picture of the personality traits that increase the risk. (Medical News Today)

The brain link between coffee and cannabis
In a new study, researchers dissect the metabolic interactions of coffee within the human body. They find an unexpected link with cannabis. (Medical News Today)

Seven causes of pinpoint pupils
Pinpoint pupils are pupils that remain very small even in bright light. They can signify many issues, including drug use, poisoning, or a hemorrhage. (Medical News Today)

E-cigarettes: Teens 'should not be using them at all'
A new study suggests that teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be putting their health at risk by exposing themselves to carcinogenic compounds. (Medical News Today)

What is the best way to sober up?
We look at the best ways to sober up fast. Included is detail on safe approaches to drinking, and the best ways to avoid intoxication in the first place. (Medical News Today)

Can you drink alcohol while taking antihistamines?
Taking medications can mean other substances, such as alcohol, are more dangerous. Mixing benadryl and alcohol has several distinct dangers to be aware of. (Medical News Today)

E-cigarettes leak toxic metals, study finds
E-cigarettes are seen as the 'more healthful' siblings of conventional ones. But a new study suggests that these devices may be a hidden source of harm. (Medical News Today)

Skip the guilt: Red wine could protect your oral health
If you're scared that your nightly glass of red wine will eventually cause your teeth to rot, that's a worry that you can dispel right now. A new study from Spain suggests that red wine compounds may actually do your oral health a world of good. (Medical News Today)

Marijuana: Good or bad?
More and more, marijuana is being legalized for medicinal or recreational purposes, but what are the health benefits and risks of the drug? We investigate. (Medical News Today)

Alcohol use disorder is a 'major risk factor' for dementia
In a large-scale study, links between alcohol use disorder and dementia are fleshed out. The relationship is stronger than previously thought. (Medical News Today)

Brain activity explains drunken aggression
A new study examines what goes on inside the brains of intoxicated young men. The findings may help to reduce alcohol-related crime. (Medical News Today)

Alcohol 'more damaging to brain health than marijuana'
Drinking is more harmful for the brain than using marijuana, say researchers, after finding that the former changes the structure of gray and white matter. (Medical News Today)

Drinking hot tea can contribute to cancer risk
Drinking tea at high temperatures could tip the health balance in favor of esophageal cancer for those who already indulge in other guilty pleasures. (Medical News Today)

Drinking alcohol can clear brain waste, study finds
Researchers suggest that low levels of alcohol can help to improve the function of the glymphatic system, which is the brain's waste-clearing process. (Medical News Today)

E-cigarette flavors found to be toxic
Vaping is not as safe as we would want to think, according to a new study, as the flavors used are found to be toxic and can damage white blood cells. (Medical News Today)

The pros and cons of e-cigarettes revealed
These are the conclusions of one of the largest reports to have ever been conducted on the health risks of electronic cigarettes. (Medical News Today)

Two drinks per day may be too much for men
A new study shows that men who start drinking as teenagers have a higher risk of liver disease. Dosage counts and current guidelines may be too lax. (Medical News Today)

Cannabis: Brain alterations may explain feelings of alienation
New research examines the effects of heavy cannabis use on brain activity, behavior, and feelings of negative emotionality such as alienation. (Medical News Today)

Is pediatric surgery a gateway to opioid misuse?
A recently published retrospective study has investigated the prevalence of long-term opioid use in adolescents and young adults following surgery. (Medical News Today)

How does alcohol cause cancer?
It is established that alcohol can cause cancer, but the exact mechanisms behind the process are unclear. New research takes a more detailed look. (Medical News Today)

How exercise can help you to quit smoking
Are you finding it hard to quit smoking? Are you trying again this New Year? Exercising may help to reduce withdrawal symptoms, according to new research. (Medical News Today)

Is wine glass size to blame for how much we drink?
(Medical News Today)

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