Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deaths from alcohol use disorder surged during pandemic

Deaths involving alcohol use disorder increased dramatically during the pandemic, according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The study also found that young adults 25 to 44 years old experienced the steepest ...

Addiction

Alcohol use disorder deaths up during the pandemic

Alcohol use disorder (AUD)-related mortality rates increased among all ages and both sexes during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a research letter published online May 4 in JAMA Network Open.

Health

Alcohol, tobacco, and junk food common on reality TV shows

A new paper in the Journal of Public Health, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that alcohol and tobacco products, in addition to foods high in sugar and fat, appear frequently in reality TV programs.

Health

New brain stimulation treatments help smokers quit

A new systematic review published by the scientific journal Addiction has found that non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) may improve smoking abstinence rates 3 to 6 months after quitting, compared with sham brain stimulation.

Addiction

Deaths from alcohol increased exponentially in 2020

"The Quarantini," "Pandemic Punch," "Corona Sunrise": Recipes for cocktails with names such as these began flooding the internet in early 2020, as countries went into lockdown and COVID-19-related hospitalizations and death ...

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