News tagged with heavy drinking
New research helps explain why some teenagers are more prone to drinking alcohol than others. The study, led by King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
Genetics Dec 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For problem drinkers, bouts of depressive symptoms are often the direct result of their heavy alcohol intake, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Addiction Feb 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
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
Do you ever wake up with a raging hangover and picture the row of brain cells that you suspect have have started to decay? Or wonder whether that final glass of wine was too much for those tiny cells, and ...
Health Mar 12, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
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 |
Those who smoke and drink heavily may develop pancreatic cancer at an earlier age than those who don't, according to a study led by a University of Michigan Health System gastroenterologist.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An early age at first drink (AFD) has been linked to later alcohol-related problems, which is one of the reasons behind the legal drinking age of 21 in the U.S. It is unclear, however, if increased risk is primarily due to ...
Addiction Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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 |
Some people living in disadvantaged neighborhoods may be at increased risk of problem drinking—though much may depend on race and gender, according to a new study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol an ...
Addiction Oct 09, 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists may be better able to study how heavy drinking damages the liver using a new mouse model of alcohol drinking and disease developed by researchers from the National Institute ...
Medical research Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 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 |
(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 |
More than a third of the adult population in Indiana who consume alcohol admit to regular binge drinking, a habit that may cause severe neurological and physiological damage, says a new report from Ball State University.
Addiction Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
High levels of drinking have repeatedly been shown to predict divorce. The most cited explanation for this is that excessive alcohol use disrupts daily tasks and functioning, and increases spousal conflicts. A study of the ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0