News tagged with effects of alcohol

Pre-sleep drinking disrupts sleep

For individuals who drink before sleeping, alcohol initially acts as a sedative - marked by the delta frequency electroencephalogram (EEG) activity of Slow Wave Sleep (SWS) - but is later associated with sleep disruption. ...

Jan 16, 2015
popularity 18 comments 0

How movies may make you drink more

Alcohol use is widespread in contemporary movies, often portrayed positively or even glamorized. Unlike alcohol advertisements, movies display alcohol in a more subtle way, yet little is known about how these portrayals affect ...

May 20, 2014
popularity 0 comments 0

Toward evidence-based public policy for alcohol

Europeans are the world's heaviest drinkers. Per capita consumption is equivalent to each EU citizen aged 15 years or older drinking around 12 litres of pure alcohol per year, or just under three standard drinks per day in ...

Jul 19, 2013
popularity 0 comments 0