Alcohol

New Study Estimates Preventable Cancer Burden Linked To Poor Diet In The Us

A new study has estimated the association between suboptimal consumption of seven types of foods and specific cancers. They found that poor diet is on par with alcohol, excessive body weight, and physical activity.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Diet

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Rutgers Expert Discusses How To Avoid And Recognize Alcohol Poisoning

A Rutgers expert is available to speak about the risk of alcohol poisoning as we enter a season filled with end-of-school celebrations, outdoor BBQs and vacations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 2,200 alcohol poisoning...
Related topics: Poisoning, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Integrated Stepped Alcohol Treatment For People In Hiv Care Improves Both Hiv And Alcohol Outcomes

New clinical research supported by the National Institutes of Health shows that increasing the intensity of treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) over time improves alcohol-related outcomes among people with HIV. This stepped approach to AUD...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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'stepped' Treatment Reduces Drinking In Patients With Hiv

People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing an approach to care known as integrated stepped alcohol treatment, according to a new study. The finding supports greater use of this treatment model in HIV...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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Where Global Alcohol Consumption Is Rising & Falling May Surprise You

A study published in medical journal The Lancet this week has found that alcohol consumption is increasing across the world. Statista's Niall McCarthy reports that between 1990 and 2017, the total amount of alcohol grew from 21 billion liters...
Related topics: Medical Research, The Lancet

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Stigma Towards Sexual Minorities Increases Alcohol Craving

Exposure to stigma elicits negative mood and alcohol craving among sexual minority young adults who are heavy drinkers, according to findings from a novel study at American University, Washington, DC, and Brown University, Rhode Island.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Watch: Redman Makes Undeniable Argument For Cannabis Over Alcohol: “[look] At The Kind Of...

New Jersey native and Cannaramic speaker Redman is 100 percent here for the healing and medical benefits-filled cannabis usages. Ahead of Monday’s five-day online event, Cannaramic shares another teaser clip featuring Reggie Noble speaking on...

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Panel: Less Than Half Of Approaches In Campus Alcohol Policies Get High Marks For Efficacy

Alcohol policy experts and researchers have rated policies typically included in official campus alcohol policies on their likely effectiveness; in doing so, they have developed an evidence-based approach for colleges to use in analyzing and...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Improving Treatment By Measuring Neuroscience Domains

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a common, heterogeneous disorder, and this heterogeneity drives the need for precision treatment. In a recent study, investigators at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) led by Laura E. Kwako,...
Related topics: Medical Research, Alcoholism

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Medical News Today: What Foods Reduce Testosterone?

Certain foods influence hormones. Soy products, dairy, and alcohol all reduce testosterone. Lifestyle changes can help a person maintain their hormone levels. Learn more about some of the foods that lower testosterone here.
Related topics: Hormones

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New Dementia Guidelines Focus On What Works – And What Doesn’t

The risk of dementia can be reduced by cutting alcohol consumption and not smoking, part of a lengthy list of proactive ways the World Health Organization has released to help avoid cognitive decline. The advice comes as the WHO reveals ominous...
Related topics: Dementia, Smoking

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Here's What Happens To Your Body When You Drink In The Heat

Sure, alcohol is delightful in sunny weather. But it can have consequences if you're not careful.

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A New Treatment Strategy For Alcohol-associated Liver Disease

Alcohol is involved in nearly half of all liver disease deaths in the United States each year. Alcohol-associated liver disease (AALD) now replaces hepatitis C viral infection as the lead cause of liver transplantation due to chronic liver disease....
Related topics: Liver Disease, Viral Hepatitis, Hepatitis, Hepatitis C

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Women, Alcohol And Perceived ‘sexual Availability’

A new study finds that women who drink alcohol in social settings are seen as more “sexually available” and “less human.”
Related topics: Medical Research

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Take Two (attempts): Hope For Overcoming Substance Use Disorders

Alcohol and drug problems are often described as 'chronically relapsing' conditions, implying that multiple recovery attempts are needed before an addiction can be overcome for good. However, a new study by researchers at Harvard Medical School...
Related topics: Medical Research, Harvard University

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Bill To Raise Age Limit For Tobacco Misses The Mark - Aei - American Enterprise Institute: Freedom,...

If 18-year-olds are old enough to fight in a war for our country, why aren’t they old enough to drink alcohol legally? It’s a question that has been asked, mostly by 18-year-olds, for decades. To my mind, it has never received a wholly...
Related topics: Smoking

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Medical News Today: Global Alcohol Intake Has Increased By 70%, Study Warns

A large new study shows that global alcohol intake increased sharply between 1990 and 2017. This pattern is set to continue up to 2030, the authors warn.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Alcohol Consumption Per Capita Increasing Among Adults

WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 -- Global goals for reducing alcohol use are unlikely to be achieved, with the global adult per-capita consumption projected to continue increasing to 2030, according to a study published online May 7 in The Lancet. Jakob...
Related topics: Medical Research, The Lancet

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Prodigy Star Keith Flint's Death: Coroner Questions Suicide Verdict

Although a recent inquest heard about a certain unspecified amount of toxic substances, like drugs and alcohol, discovered in Flint’s system, the coroner has left her verdict open, finding insufficient evidence of either suicide or accidental...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Alcohol Use Soaring Worldwide: The Average Adult Now Consumes About 1.7 Gallons Of Pure Alcohol Per...

Global alcohol use continues to rise, a new study reports, and is expected to continue to grow in the years ahead. In fact, just in the past 30 years, the total volume of alcohol humans consumed globally per year increased by a whopping...
Related topics: Medical Research

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