News tagged with excessive alcohol consumption
Regulating alcohol outlet density, or the number of physical locations in which alcoholic beverages are available for purchase in a geographic area, is an effective strategy for reducing excessive alcohol consumption and ...
Health Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The European Union has given the green light for the sale of a medication that will help quench the urge for alcoholics to drink, the companies behind the new treatment said Thursday.
Addiction Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A comparison of drinking guidelines around the world shows there's little consensus between countries on what constitutes safe or sensible alcohol consumption, say University of Sussex researchers.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
The British government was to announce plans on Wednesday for a minimum alcohol price of £0.45 ($0.72, 0.56 euros) in England and Wales in an attempt to restrain an infamous binge-drinking culture.
Health Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new study published online today in Nature Genetics reveals a genetic link between chronic pancreatitis and alcohol consumption. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and more than 25 other health ...
Genetics Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mice drink more alcohol during the dark cycle compared to daytime. The discovery made by scientists from Portland Alcohol Research Center and The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at University of ...
Addiction Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have found new links between a protein that controls our urge to eat and brain cells involved in the development of alcoholism. The discovery points to new possibilities for designing ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Binge drinking is seen as normal by young people living in the North East, a new study has shown
Addiction Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity triggers atrial fibrillation in fertile women, according to research presented today at the ESC Congress 2012 by Dr Deniz Karasoy from Denmark.
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Unhealthy behaviors like being overweight, smoking and heavy drinking explain almost half of the social inequalities in type 2 diabetes, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diabetes Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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
Patients who are diagnosed in the emergency room with a specific type of brain bleed should be considered for immediate transfer to a hospital that treats at least 35 cases a year, according to a new scientific statement ...
Other May 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The new UK alcohol strategy includes a plan to ensure that General Practitioners (GPs) advise heavy drinkers to cut down. There is good evidence that this can reduce how much people drink. The big question is, what should ...
Health Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0