News tagged with alcohol consumption
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Government plans to impose a minimum price of 40p per unit of alcohol will have "significant impacts" including a 38,900 reduction in hospital admissions, a 1,149 reduction in deaths and a cut in alcohol consumption by 2.4%, ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS) is a prospective cohort study of 51,529 US male health professionals. During the follow up of these men between 1986 to 2006, published in the European Heart Journal, 1,818 ...
Cardiology Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Tattoos and body piercings have become so popular in western societies that many consider them fashion trends. While people acquire tattoos and piercings for different reasons, prior research has shown that individuals who ...
Addiction Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Problem drinkers who end up in hospital emergency departments are more likely to curtail their binge drinking and overall alcohol consumption if they receive physician counseling on the spot even just ...
Addiction Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study presented today by Mayo Clinic researchers at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2012 in Chicago identified two genes that are optimal targets to be analyzed in a new noninvasive test ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Subjects in a cohort in Sweden, some of whom had been exposed to a community intervention program to prevent diabetes, were evaluated 8-10 years after baseline for the presence of diabetes mellitus or impaired glucose metabolism ...
Diabetes Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Just one alcoholic drink a day can boost a woman's risk of breast cancer by about 5 percent, according to a new review of existing research.
Cancer Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The new UK alcohol strategy includes a plan to ensure that General Practitioners (GPs) advise heavy drinkers to cut down. There is good evidence that this can reduce how much people drink. The big question is, what should ...
Health Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men who are moderate drinkers and who have survived a first heart attack have a lower risk of death from heart disease or any other cause than non-drinkers, according to the results of a study of nearly 2000 men in the USA.
Cardiology Mar 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The British government will introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol in England and Wales to tackle their infamous binge-drinking culture, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Friday.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study published by University of Kentucky researchers shows that survivors of multiple cancers report unhealthier behaviors post-diagnosis than control counterparts.
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many observational cohort studies have shown that moderate alcohol use is associated with better cognitive function. However, since such studies are vulnerable to residual confounding by other lifestyle and physiologic factors, ...
Addiction Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Deaths from liver disease have risen 25 percent in England in less than a decade, mainly due to increased alcohol consumption, a study revealed on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Young adults drink more alcohol if they are in the company of peers who drink heavily. NWO researcher Helle Larsen has scientifically confirmed this link for the first time by observing young adults in a research lab converted ...
Health Mar 21, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0
According to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), light-to-moderate alcohol consumption was associated with a lower risk of stroke in women.
Cardiology Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |