Health

Drinking affects mouth bacteria linked to diseases

When compared with nondrinkers, men and women who had one or more alcoholic drinks per day had an overabundance of oral bacteria linked to gum disease, some cancers, and heart disease. By contrast, drinkers had fewer bacteria ...

Health

The hidden health cost of that extra drink

Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research published today in the Lancet. Part-funded by the British Heart Foundation, the study shows ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Alcohol narrows field of vision

Alcohol can make a person engrossed in an activity oblivious to what's going on around them, no matter how bizarre or unexpected that might be.

Addiction

Web-based program may help address underage drinking

A new study supports the use of a brief, web-based program alone and in combination with a parent campaign for preventing alcohol consumption among adolescents transitioning from middle school to high school.

Cardiology

Drinking alcohol makes your heart race

The more alcohol you drink, the higher your heart rate gets, according to research presented today at EHRA 2018 Congress, organized by the European Society of Cardiology.

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