Drinking culture

Greek adolescents less healthy but feel supported

Greek adolescents rate their health significantly better than their counterparts in other countries although their habits do not justify this confidence, according to a study by the World Health Organization made public this week which also showed that most Greek youngsters feel supported by their families. 

Vegetarians Have Worse Hangovers

A study shows that vegetarians suffer worse from hangover than consuming meat appetizers. Nicotinic acid and zinc are necessary for the degradation of ethanol.

In a study published in the Journal of Clinical, Dutch researchers at the University of Utrecht conducted an experiment on 13 drinkers at a company.

A third of Greeks drive under influence of alcohol

More than a third of Greek motorists drive while under the influence of alcohol, significantly above the European Union average, according to the Hellenic Society of Forensic Medicine.

Specifically, according to European Commission data, 35 percent of Greeks admit to driving after drinking alcohol, 10 percent more than the EU average of 25 percent.

Bulgarian Actor Ivan Laskin Passed Away

Ivan Laskin passed away at the age of 48 years . The actor had health problems, several times he enrolled in various hospitals and on December 28, 2018, he was admitted to the Military Medical Academy. 

In 2012, the actor revealed publicly about his alcohol problem in "Direct Karbovsky". Laskin said he made this public because it was "the first step and the treatment started."