News tagged with alcohol consumption

Tipsy? Expert's tips for reining in holiday drinking

It can hardly be the holiday season without a nip in the air and a nip of 'nog. A family gathering goes down a little easier with a glass, or three, of wine. And we might go to a festive work party thinking "I'll just have ...

Dec 07, 2012
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Binge-drink Britain unveils minimum booze price plan

The British government was to announce plans on Wednesday for a minimum alcohol price of £0.45 ($0.72, 0.56 euros) in England and Wales in an attempt to restrain an infamous binge-drinking culture.

Nov 28, 2012
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Tips for holiday heartburn relief

(HealthDay)—It might be a good idea to take stock of the heartburn products in your medicine cabinet before heading out to any holiday parties, an expert advises.

Nov 22, 2012
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Genetic link between pancreatitis and alcohol consumption

A new study published online today in Nature Genetics reveals a genetic link between chronic pancreatitis and alcohol consumption. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and more than 25 other health ...

Nov 12, 2012
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Pre-drinking is a risky way to begin an evening out

Previous research from the U.S. and the U.K. has shown that "pre-drinking" or "frontloading" often leads to heavy drinking by young people in public settings and can lead to greater harm. Pre-drinking typically occurs in ...

Nov 08, 2012
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Tendency to binge drinking runs in the blood

Mice drink more alcohol during the dark cycle compared to daytime.  The discovery made by scientists from  Portland Alcohol Research Center and The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at University of ...

Nov 08, 2012
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