The British government will introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol in England and Wales to tackle their infamous binge-drinking culture, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Friday.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Deaths from liver disease have risen 25 percent in England in less than a decade, mainly due to increased alcohol consumption, a study revealed on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Chronic and excessive drinking is associated with structural, physiological, and functional changes in multiple regions of the human brain, including the prefrontal cortex, the medial temporal lobe (MTL), as well as structures ...
Addiction Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
On any given weekend, at least 10 percent of students at a single college could be hosting a party, and on average, party hosts who live off campus are drinking more and engaging in more alcohol-related problem behaviors ...
Health Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women alcoholics suffer damage to the part of their brain that controls moods, impulses and sleep three times faster than their male counterparts, a Swedish study showed Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11
Previous studies have found that health outcomes improve during an economic downturn. Job loss means less money available for potentially unhealthy behaviors such as excessive drinking, according to existing literature on ...
Health Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
A new publication, Strategizer 55Regulating Alcohol Outlet Density: An Action Guide, outlines available evidence-based community prevention strategies shown to decrease the consequences associated with alcohol outlet ...
Health Oct 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Drinking alcohol in moderate quantities can reduce the risk of asthma, according to Danish researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- World leaders have pledged to take wide-ranging action to prevent millions of deaths from cancer, diabetes, and heart and lung disease by tackling the key causes - smoking, excessive drinking, lack of exercise and ...
Health Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A paper from Spain provides an extensive review of the association between alcohol consumption and body weight. Based on the fact that the energy content in 1 gram of alcohol is 29 kJ or 7.1 kcal, excessive alcohol consumption ...
Health Aug 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Excessive drinking and an unbalanced diet are two preventable contributors to health problems in the developed world. Different studies have found varying linkages between amounts of alcohol consumed and quality of diet. ...
Health Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A nationwide study confirms that binge drinking has reached epidemic proportions in China and argues that efforts to tackle the problem must address the country's unique drinking culture.
Health Jul 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A team of Scripps Research Institute scientists has found a key biological mechanism underpinning the transition to alcohol dependence. This finding opens the door to the development of drugs to manage excessive alcohol consumption.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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