While the heavy negative effects of high consumption are confirmed, those who drink in moderation resort less to the hospital than teetotalers A study of the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention of I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed (Pozzilli, Italy), in collaboration with the Department of Nutrition of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Boston), highlights that […]Continue Reading ...
Survivor is a revolutionary dietary supplement designed to boost your liver’s response to alcohol, aimed at mitigating the negative impact it has on your body. Particularly in the UK, alcohol is deeply embedded within society – at brunch, we drink mimosas; after work, we grab beers; at dinner, we sip wine. While tolerance levels may […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Society must take collective responsibility to reduce the harm caused by alcohol use disorders, a University of Otago academic says. Dr. Charlene Rapsey, of the Dunedin School of Medicine’s Department of Psychological Medicine, says while alcohol is commonly enjoyed by many people and only a minority of people develop an alcohol […]Continue Reading ...
U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who experience greater feelings of guilt and other negative emotions about never having been deployed are more likely to misuse alcohol, according to new research from the University at Buffalo. In a study of 174 Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who hadn’t been deployed, researchers found that […]Continue Reading ...
In the largest study of genetic factors linked to alcohol dependence, an international team of researchers identified a gene known to affect risk, and they determined that many other genes also contribute to risk for alcohol dependence to a lesser degree. In addition, the study linked genetic factors associated with alcohol dependence to other psychiatric […]Continue Reading ...
A new study has shown that people who live in cold and dark regions tend to be heavy drinkers. The data comes from participants of around 193 countries and shows that there is a connection between weather, alcohol consumption as well as alcohol associated liver disease. The study results appear in the latest issue of […]Continue Reading ...
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the accumulation of fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol, affects 1 in 3 Americans. NAFLD is a significant risk factor for Type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, and hepatic carcinoma, and incidence of the disease is increasing with the growing obesity epidemic in the United […]Continue Reading ...
College students who drink alcohol don’t typically intend to drink to the point that they “black out,” and they also don’t fully grasp what specific drinking behaviors present the greatest risk of blackouts, a new series of studies finds. Prior research has found that between 30 and 50 percent of young adults who drink regularly […]Continue Reading ...
Research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating calories from alcohol, few studies examine whether people who undergo weight loss treatment report changes in alcohol intake and whether alcohol influences their weight loss. A new study from the […]Continue Reading ...
A report published on 30 November 2018 in Preventive Medicine reveals that a stunning 17 percent of children could possibly be affected by alcohol exposure during their intrauterine life. This refers to a group of lifelong conditions caused by prenatal drinking, called fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). HTeam | Shutterstock Drinking during pregnancy is extremely […]Continue Reading ...
Alcohol abuse is more complicated than simply drinking too much. There may be five separate types of problem drinkers, according to Penn State researchers, and each one may be more common at different stages of life. In a study, Penn State researchers discovered five distinct classes or “profiles” among people with alcohol use disorder, with […]Continue Reading ...
Higher rates of alcohol use and drinking consequences are found among Hispanic American adolescents and adults who are more “Americanized,” according to a new study authored by Southern Methodist University (SMU) professor Priscilla Lui and her colleague, Byron Zamboanga, at Smith College. Using scientific research accumulated over the past 40 years, Lui and Zamboanga analyzed […]Continue Reading ...
Alcohol advertisements on social media sites such as Facebook can increase young adults’ desire to drink if the ads contain pro-drinking comments from users. That’s according to new research in the current issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Social media users who view alcohol ads are also more likely to “Like” […]Continue Reading ...
New research from La Trobe University has revealed that 30 per cent of Australians recently reduced the quantity of their alcohol consumption and a further 29 per cent reduced the frequency of their drinking, while six per cent kicked the habit for good. Published in Alcohol and Alcoholism, the study found young adults aged between […]Continue Reading ...
Sara Vitoria, Ángel Romero, Marisol Lila and Luis Moya Albiol. Credit: Asociación RUVID A University of Valencia psychology and neuroscience team has defined the specific neuropsychological profile of men with several patterns of alcohol consumption and a history of violence against women in couple relationships. The study, published in Alcohol, seeks to facilitate adherence to […]Continue Reading ...
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