'Drunkorexia: When Alcoholism Meets Eating Disorders'

Sam Thomas | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Thomas

The term 'Drunkorexia' is relatively new, but the condition is not. Drunkorexia is a combination of alcoholism and anorexia or bulimia. Usually, a person suffering from drunkorexia will deprive himself or herself of food during the day, in an attempt to keep calories under control when he or she goes drinking later.

Dopamine: The False Promise of Reward

Clark Russell | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clark Russell

The problem is modern day stimuli like alcohol, drugs, stress, sleep deprivation actually impair this sensitive part of the brain to the extent where it mimics actual brain damage, albeit temporary. This can impair our ability to think rationally and make the correct decisions to reach our long term goals.

Man Who Stood Up To 'NekNomination' Craze Hailed As A Hero

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Tech

A man who stood up to a potentially dangerous internet drinking craze has won fame online, saying the increasingly risky game has gotten 'out of hand'...

Sober and Stubborn: Struggling Through Dry January

Louise Naughton | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Naughton

The problem is that while yes, I have lost weight, my skin is glowing, my daily gym routine and healthy eating plan is continuing uninterrupted (for a full two weeks) and I have been more productive at work than ever, I can't help feeling...well...a bit boring.

Could Cameron Be About To Ditch Minimum Booze Prices?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Politics

Tory backbenchers have expressed dismay amid suggestions that plans for minimum pricing of alcohol are being dropped. David Cameron had thrown his ...

London Met Considers Banning Sale Of Alcohol From Campus

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The sale of alcohol could be banned on a university campus as staff claim the provision of drink-free areas on the campus has become a "culturally sen...