A new study shows that people who have three or more alcoholic drinks per day may be at higher risk for experiencing a stroke almost a decade and a half earlier in life than those who do not drink heavily. The research is ...
Neuroscience Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new 'traffic light' test devised by Dr Nick Sheron and colleagues at University of Southampton and Southampton General Hospital could be used in primary care to diagnose liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in high risk populations ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Heavy drinking is known to affect teenagers' developing brains, but certain patterns of brain activity may also help predict which kids are at risk of becoming problem drinkers, according to a study in the September issue ...
Addiction Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Past research has suggested that a glass or two of wine -- or another form of alcohol -- each evening may lower your risk of dementia in old age. But two new studies challenge that theory by ...
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women's bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
French health authorities have approved the use of a drug, originally designed to treat nervous spasms, for the treatment of alcoholism on a "case by case" basis.
Medications Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Teenage girls and young adult women who drink even moderate amounts of alcohol appear to increase their risk of developing breast changes that can lead to cancer, according to a large new study.
Health Apr 09, 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
A drug designed to treat nervous spasms has cleared an important early test in a project to see whether it can also cure alcoholism, French doctors said on Tuesday.
Addiction Mar 20, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- The emergency room costs of treating college students with injuries associated with alcohol-induced blackouts can be more than half a million dollars a year at a university with 40,000 or more ...
Health Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most studies have found that binge drinking is associated with a loss of alcohol's protective effect against ischemic heart disease (IHD) and most studies have found an increase of coronary risk among binge drinkers.
Addiction Feb 02, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The first few weeks of college are a critical time in shaping students' drinking habits. Now Penn State researchers have a tailored approach that may help prevent students from becoming heavy drinkers.
Health Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Drinking alcohol leads to the release of endorphins in areas of the brain that produce feelings of pleasure and reward, according to a study led by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center ...
Neuroscience Jan 11, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Middle-aged drinkers still face pressure from their friends making it hard for them to stay in control of their alcohol consumption, new research from the Medical Research Council (MRC) suggests.
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Some gravely ill alcoholics who need a liver transplant shouldn't have to prove they can stay sober for six months to get one, doctors say in a study that could intensify the debate over whether those who ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 1