News tagged with effects of alcohol

Herbal drug reduces the effects of alcohol

(Medical Xpress) -- Alcohol consumption can lead to those dreaded hangovers and even alcohol dependence. However, a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience has found a natural ingredient in the ...

Jan 05, 2012
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Overall health effects of alcohol consumption

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its global status report on alcohol and health for 2011. Forum members largely agree with the discussion in the report of the serious health and societal problems associated ...

Jul 12, 2011
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The Four Loko effect

The popular, formerly caffeinated, fruity alcoholic beverage, Four Loko, has been blamed for the spike in alcohol-related hospitalizations, especially throughout college campuses.

May 23, 2011
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Cannabis use doubles chances of vehicle crash

Drivers who consume cannabis within three hours of driving are nearly twice as likely to cause a vehicle collision as those who are not under the influence of drugs or alcohol claims a paper published today in the British ...

Feb 09, 2012
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