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Ghrelin Stimulates Appetite For Drinking Alcohol

Ghrelin Stimulates Appetite For Drinking Alcohol

Provided by Rhiannon Bugno, Elsevier Editorial Office Ghrelin is a hormone released by the stomach and it stimulates appetite and food intake. Alcohol is commonly viewed as a psychoactive substance that primarily affects brain function, but it...

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2014-10-30 23:01:09

Harbor Village Florida comments on study finding differences in alcoholism risk among Hispanic community USA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 As reported by the Latin Times in the article Hispanic Drinking Habits: New Study on Alcoholism Highlights Why Racial Category is Too Diverse to Group (10/21), a recent study on alcoholism and Hispanics has revealed some interesting findings. The study, completed by Michigan State University, found that the risk of alcoholism varies within subgroups of the...

2014-10-29 23:12:44

Alcohol dependency is a chronic pattern of abuse where an individual gets used to the effects of alcohol and requires more and more each time to get the desired effect. This behavior called tolerance, can affect an individual’s day to day life, although they may appear “functional” at work or home. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Since drinking is so common in many cultures and the effects vary so widely from person to person, it's not always easy to figure out where the...

2014-10-29 08:29:08

Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman of A Beautiful Mess Help Consumers Entertain Like a Star this Holiday Season NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahlua(®), the classic rum and coffee liqueur, has joined forces with Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman of "A Beautiful Mess" to outfit consumers with the tricks and treats they need to be hostess with the mostest this season. From party decor and invitations to cocktails and garnish, Elsie and Emma will be offering Kahlua fans exclusive entertaining...

2014-10-22 23:02:37

ShotgunR is launching a Kickstarter (TM) on November 1st. Designed by an engineer and frat guy, it is a shotgun shaped tool that makes a triangular hole with smooth edges to reduce cut lips and spilled beer. Mattituck, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The methods used to shotgun beer have long been stagnant. There has been little innovation in years. Some people use keys, knives and other sharp objects to puncture cans. These methods can result in cut lips or worse, spilled beer....

2014-10-22 12:21:29

New data highlights increased risks of Friday holiday DENVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report that tracks the drinking behavior of more than 380,000 DUI offenders 24/7 shows that when Halloween falls on a Friday, drinking violations skyrocket more than 2½ times compared to when Halloween falls on any other day of the week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153526-INFO The data, compiled and released by Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS), shows patterns in...

2014-10-22 08:23:45

MARTINI master herbalist goal is net-zero environmental impact HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The signature, vibrant taste of the award-winning range of MARTINI vermouth originates from a rich blend of some of the world's finest botanicals. The portfolio includes blends from a mix of 40 different herbs, like red-rose buds from Morocco, orange peel from Spain and juniper that grows wild in the hills of Tuscany. Ivano Tonutti, master herbalist for the more than 150-year-old...

2014-10-20 23:10:03

All Natural, Fresh and Easy to Craft Cocktails Add Flair to Any Fall Menu New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Punzoné, the first line of ultra-premium organic vodka to be introduced in the U.S., has a lot to celebrate this month. October marks Italian Heritage Month – a time when our country recognizes the achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian heritage and Italians in America. October also marks the anniversary for Punzoné, and today it shares its favorite...

2014-10-15 08:26:00

MILAN, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Campari [http://www.campari.com ](R) proudly unveils the cover image for the 2015 Calendar, entitled 'Mythology Mixology' and can also confirm that the official unveil date for the next edition will be the 5th November 2014. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/71400577-Campari-Calendar-2015 The iconic Calendar cover image features this year's stunning...

2014-10-15 08:25:23

LONDON, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Internet is buzzing with rumours of a new Sex and the City movie returning to our screens, there is no better time to embrace the inner Carrie in you and enjoy a Cosmopolitan with friends. Toasting to what would be the grandest, longest-awaited return of our beloved characters, the drinks experts at thebar.com have created a special cocktail to help you mark the occasion. (Logo:...

Researchers Identify Epigenetic Changes Caused By Binge Drinking
2014-10-10 03:38:43

Provided by University of Missouri School of Medicine Overconsumption of alcohol triggers inflammatory response in the liver Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatments for alcohol-related liver diseases. “We know that chronic alcohol use is damaging to the liver, but binge drinking amplifies that damage,” said Shivendra Shukla, PhD, Margaret Proctor...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.