Under certain circumstances neuroticism can be good for your health, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study showing that some self-described neurotics also tended to have the lowest levels of Interleukin ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 |
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 |
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
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 |
Children love fatty and sugary foods. Or do they? New research contradicts the idea that all children under the age of ten have the same taste in food and highlights the importance of the country of residence, ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
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
Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem for US women, nearly 14 million of whom engage in it about three times a month, downing about six drinks each time, says a study released Tuesday.
Addiction Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
There's nothing quite like a story about alcohol abuse to harsh a holiday buzz, but consider these scenarios as you head into the festivities: A lady walks into a New Year's Eve party and has one glass of champagne. She's ...
Health Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Myopathy refers to a muscular disease in which muscle fibers do not function, resulting in muscular weakness and wasting. Vitamin D deficiency is a well-recognized cause of myopathy, and excessive drinking is often associated ...
Addiction Dec 14, 2012 | 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
(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