A majority of previous epidemiologic studies have shown that moderate drinking is associated with a lower risk of kidney cancer, which may affect about 1% of the general population. In published prospective cohort studies, ...
Cancer Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The use of present versus the past tense in recalling an experience with binge drinking can positively influence behaviors, an important development in aiding the development of alcohol ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Shaken awake by police on a park bench, a 12-year-old boy from Prague was so drunk he could neither walk nor talk -- grim evidence of an unparalleled alcohol scourge affecting underage Czechs.
Addiction Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alcohol may be involved in up to 640,000 hospital admissions and nearly 2 million visits to emergency care departments in England and Wales every year, suggests research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low and moderate weekly alcohol consumption in early pregnancy is not associated with adverse neuropsychological effects in children aged five, suggests a series of papers published today in BJOG: An International Journal of ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent insists his company is not responsible for the rise in US obesity despite New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent moves to limit the consumption of sugary drinks.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A new report published last week, by independent auditors of underage sales Serve Legal and Plymouth University, warns that online alcohol sales and purchasing by friends and family are creating a significant ...
Health Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although numerous studies have shown a strong link between drinking and smoking behaviors, few telephone smoking-cessation "quitlines" routinely screen and counsel callers about their alcohol use. A first-of-its-kind study ...
Addiction Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Excessive drinking is not only the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States, there is also a very strong genetic influence on the risk of developing alcohol dependence (AD). Given its serious public-health ...
Addiction Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Scientists from Australia and Oxford University have carried out a complex analysis in an attempt to determine the "optimal" level of alcohol consumption that is associated with the lowest rates of chronic disease in the ...
Health Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The term "holiday heart syndrome" was coined in a 1978 study to describe patients with atrial fibrillation who experienced a common and potentially dangerous form of heart palpitation after excessive drinking, which can be ...
Cardiology Jun 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
European teens cut back on binge drinking and showed no increase in illegal drug use in recent years, while cigarettes remained as popular as in 2007, an EU agency said Thursday.
Addiction May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other types of dementia are most common in the very elderly, and are associated with huge health costs. With a rapidly ageing population throughout the world, factors that affect the risk of cognitive ...
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An extract of the Chinese herb kudzu dramatically reduces drinking and may be useful in the treatment of alcoholism and curbing binge drinking, according to a new study by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers.
Addiction May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1