Blue-eyed people more prone to alcoholism, genetic researcher finds

People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to a unique new study by genetic researchers at the University of Vermont.

The work, led by Arvis Sulovari, a doctoral student in cellular, molecular and biological … Read the rest

65% of South African murders due to alcohol, drugs abuse

About 65 percent of the country’s murders resulted from arguments fuelled by substance abuse, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa announced on Thursday.

Unveiling the 2011/12 crime statistics, Mthethwa said the country’s murder rate had dropped by 3.1 percent since the previous … Read the rest