Excessive drinking is not only the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States, there is also a very strong genetic influence on the risk of developing alcohol dependence (AD). Given its serious public-health ...
Addiction Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
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
(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
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
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
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
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
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
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 |
Sugar-sweetened sodas, sports drinks and fruit drinks may be associated with about 180,000 deaths around the world each year, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 6