News tagged with legal drinking age
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Children in Britain are more exposed to alcohol promotion than adults and need much stronger protection, warn experts on BMJ website today.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Excessive alcohol use accounts for 4% of the global burden of disease, and binge drinking particularly is becoming an increasing health issue. A new review article published Cortex highlights the significant changes in bra ...
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Lower minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) laws have been associated with short-term effects such as a greater number of traffic fatalities and teen suicides. A new study has investigated the long-term and persistent linkages ...
Addiction Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Alcohol misuse in young people causes significant changes in their brain function and structure. This and other findings were recently reviewed by Dr Daniel Hermens from the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Research Institute in the j ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Shaken awake by police on a park bench, a 12-year-old boy from Prague was so drunk he could neither walk nor talk -- grim evidence of an unparalleled alcohol scourge affecting underage Czechs.
Addiction Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than half of Americans aged 12 and up drink alcohol, a quarter binge-drank in the past month, and one in 14 teens has used marijuana, a US government agency says in a report on substance abuse.
Health Aug 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0