News tagged with alcohol drinking
One in eight women in the U.S. participates in binge drinking, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate among high school-age women is even higher—one ...
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Doctors fail to diagnose most patients with alcohol problems when they rely solely on their suspicions, rather than using proven screening methods, a new study finds.
Addiction Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More than a third of the adult population in Indiana who consume alcohol admit to regular binge drinking, a habit that may cause severe neurological and physiological damage, says a new report from Ball State University.
Addiction Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from the Journal of Marketing Management suggests that the UK's alcohol problem will continue to worsen until the availability and cultural presence of alcohol is subject to stricter controls.
Addiction Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
There's nothing quite like a story about alcohol abuse to harsh a holiday buzz, but consider these scenarios as you head into the festivities: A lady walks into a New Year's Eve party and has one glass of champagne. She's ...
Health Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It's all too easy to overindulge in food and drink at holiday parties, but there are things you can do to make sure you don't stray too far off the path of good health, an expert says.
Health Dec 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Alcohol misuse in young people causes significant changes in their brain function and structure. This and other findings were recently reviewed by Dr Daniel Hermens from the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Research Institute in the j ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Study on benefits of coffee in preventing oral cancer requires follow-up research, Loyola dentist says
A recent study from the American Cancer Society purports that heavy coffee drinkers may reduce the risk of dying from mouth and throat cancer by half, but one dentist is not raising a coffee cup in support.
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It may be the season to eat, drink and be merry, but each day of over-indulging can take several hours off your life, according to a Christmas article published on BMJ website today.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Myopathy refers to a muscular disease in which muscle fibers do not function, resulting in muscular weakness and wasting. Vitamin D deficiency is a well-recognized cause of myopathy, and excessive drinking is often associated ...
Addiction Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A Massey University researcher has found drinking alcohol after suffering a soft tissue injury significantly increases recovery times.
Health Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A bug thought to be one of the 'good bacteria' in our gut may actually have a role in the development of a bowel disorder that is on the rise in Scotland.
Inflammatory disorders Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A new study finds differences in the ways that participation in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) helps men and women maintain sobriety. Two Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators found that, while many factors are helpful ...
Addiction Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research helps explain why some teenagers are more prone to drinking alcohol than others. The study, led by King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
Genetics Dec 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Saving bar patrons' time on their commute home could save lives. A pair of studies by University of Missouri psychologists found that people who reported drinking and driving also exhibited "urgency," or a lack of emotional ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0