News tagged with effects of alcohol

Studies examine fetal alcohol syndrome in South Africa

Two recently published studies report prevalence data about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in South Africa and find that negative consequences of prenatal exposure to alcohol may be lessened if a child is provided ...

Aug 28, 2013
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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
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Women and binge drinking: Expert weighs in

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 ...

Jan 17, 2013
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Binge drinking: A new approach needed

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.

Jan 04, 2013
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Eating asparagus may prevent a hangover, study finds

Drinking to ring in the New Year may leave many suffering with the dreaded hangover. According to a 2009 study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), the amino acids and mi ...

Jan 03, 2013
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