Adults in South Africa consume more alcohol than adults in most other countries; previous research has shown this comes with high rates of fetal alcohol syndrome and is a driver of the country’s leading causes of death: sexually transmitted infections and interpersonal violence. Now, the first study to look at contextual factors surrounding heavy drinking […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Professional FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — In addition to many other health risks, kratom products can have high levels of heavy metals, according to Scott Gottlieb, M.D., commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has issued a number of warnings about […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Extended-release naltrexone—an injection that decreases heavy drinking in the general population when taken in conjunction with counseling—appears to help HIV-positive individuals reduce their number of heavy drinking days too, say Yale researchers. This study was published online on Aug. 2 in AIDS and Behavior. “While we know that patients with heavy […]Continue Reading ...
August 21, 2018 A new study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging examines the neural mechanisms underlying compulsive alcohol use Heavy alcohol drinkers attempt to acquire alcohol despite the threat of a negative consequence more so than light drinkers, a study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging has found, and this behavior is […]Continue Reading ...
August 6, 2018 Imaging tools like X-rays and MRI have revolutionized medicine by giving doctors a close up view of the brain and other vital organs in living, breathing people. Now, Columbia University researchers report a new way to zoom in at the tiniest scales to track changes within individual cells. Described in the latest […]Continue Reading ...
June 29, 2018 A study conducted in eastern Finland has shown that moderate-to-heavy drinking among young adults is associated with changes in their metabolic profile. The research also showed that some of the altered metabolite concentrations were correlated with reductions in the volume of brain grey matter, particularly among young women who drank heavily. © […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: Medical Research Council Scientists from the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh have uncovered a cause of heavy menstrual bleeding – a finding that offers hope for a new treatment for women living with the condition. Researchers at the unit identified a key protein that could explain why heavy bleeding […]Continue Reading ...
June 27, 2017 Heavy customers of good telephones faucet at the touchscreen in their cellphones greater than five,000 instances an afternoon. A find out about introduced on the Congress of the Eu Academy of Neurology in Amsterdam presentations that those finger acrobatics can put a significant pressure at the nerves of the hand and arm. […]Continue Reading ...
Imagine that you’re working on your computer, watching the Warriors game, exchanging texts and checking Facebook. Sound familiar? Many people simultaneously view multiple media streams every day. Over the past decade, researchers have been studying the relationship between this type of heavy media multitasking and cognition to determine how our media use is shaping our […]Continue Reading ...
Aug 22 2018 Heavy alcohol drinkers attempt to acquire alcohol despite the threat of a negative consequence more so than light drinkers, a study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging has found, and this behavior is associated with unique activation of brain circuitry in heavy drinkers. The findings provide evidence for a “compulsivity circuit” […]Continue Reading ...
August 7, 2018 Extended-release naltrexone — an injection that decreases heavy drinking in the general population when taken in conjunction with counseling — appears to help HIV-positive individuals reduce their number of heavy drinking days too, say Yale researchers. This study was published online on Aug. 2 in AIDS and Behavior. “While we know that […]Continue Reading ...
June 29, 2018 Adolescent drinking is associated with changes in the metabolite profile, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital shows. Some of these changes were found to correlate with reduced brain grey matter volume, especially in young women who are heavy drinkers. The findings shed new light on […]Continue Reading ...
What is a Heavy Metal Blood Test? A heavy metal blood test is a group of tests that measure the levels of potentially harmful metals in the blood. The most common metals tested for are lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium. Metals that are less commonly tested for include copper, zinc, aluminum, and thallium. Heavy metals […]Continue Reading ...
After simply 11 mins of mindfulness coaching, heavy drinkers drank much less within the following week than friends who underwent rest coaching, find out about discovered.Continue Reading ...
Credit score: CC0 Public Area What would a birthday celebration be with out alcohol, whether or not we’re speaking a couple of non-public or skilled match? Consuming alcohol, is a well-engrained and long-standing social addiction in many nations world wide, although the truth that alcohol has an affect on one’s well being is in large […]Continue Reading ...
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