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2014-07-18 09:31:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Adding alcoholic beverages to caffeinated energy drinks increases a person’s desire to continue consuming the beverages, according to research published online Thursday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. According to Lizzie Parry of the Daily Mail, researchers from the Australian National University looked at the effects of mixing energy drinks with vodka, and found that drinkers demonstrated an...

2014-07-17 16:09:09

University of Texas at Austin Neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Austin have generated mutant worms that do not get intoxicated by alcohol, a result that could lead to new drugs to treat the symptoms of people going through alcohol withdrawal. The scientists accomplished this feat by inserting a modified human alcohol target into the worms, as reported this week in The Journal of Neuroscience. "This is the first example of altering a human alcohol target to prevent...

2014-07-16 23:08:43

Customers can now order the Alcohol ETG Urine Test through Request A Test's direct to consumer lab testing service. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, has added the Alcohol ETG Urine Test to their online testing menu. ETG or Ethyl Glucuronide is a metabolite of alcohol. Urine testing for ETG has become a popular way for individuals or employers to screen for recent alcohol use. ETG can more accurately...

2014-07-16 08:26:18

Drink new, innovative beers while honoring First Responders on July 17th ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Genesee Brew House will host "Tap It Forward Fest" where people can enjoy new Brew House specialty beers, live entertainment, a police and fire museum exhibit, and activities that support First Responders in Rochester. The event takes place on July 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. and features music from Nik and the Nice Guys, and Tommy Brunett. A portion of the proceeds...

2014-07-15 13:25:44

American College of Cardiology Risk should be balanced with reported benefits of moderate drinking Even in moderation, consumption of wine and hard liquor may be a risk factor for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The research did not identify a similar risk for moderate consumption of beer. Researchers in Sweden studied...

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2014-07-13 04:45:49

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study suggests that reducing alcohol consumption, even among light-to-moderate drinkers, could lower the risk of coronary heart disease, lower body mass index and blood pressure. These new findings contradict previous studies that suggest light-to-moderate consumption of alcohol, about 12-25 units per week, is beneficial for cardiovascular health. For this study, a team led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical...

2014-07-11 08:25:05

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young adults who screened positive for a history of hazardous or binge drinking reduced their binge drinking by more than 50 percent after receiving mobile phone text messages following a visit to the emergency department, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("A Text Message Alcohol Intervention for Young Adult Emergency Department Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial")...

2014-07-10 08:24:52

MILAN, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Campari [http://www.campari.com ](R) is officially unveiling the Hollywood actress Eva Green as the star of the 2015 Campari Calendar. The stunning French born actress will take the lead role in this year's iconic Calendar, entitled 'Mythology Mixology', which is dedicated to celebrating Campari's colourful history and the intrinsic stories linked to twelve of its best-loved classic cocktails. Each month will focus on a classic...

2014-07-08 11:08:29

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs The brands of alcohol popular with underage drinkers also happen to be the ones heavily advertised in magazines that young people read, a new study finds. The findings, reported in July's Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, add to evidence that alcohol ads can encourage kids to drink. They also suggest that the alcohol industry's self-imposed standards on advertising are inadequate, said lead researcher Craig Ross, Ph.D., M.B.A., of the...

2014-07-08 04:21:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Track 7 Brewing Company signed a lease with Westcore Properties at 826 Professor Lane, Suite 100, Sacramento CA 95834. The property is approximately 35,000 square feet, and Track 7 Brewing Company intends for the newly leased space to serve as its core manufacturing, packaging and distribution facility, as well as provide a second tasting room and office space to accommodate the explosion of product demand. "Demand for our beers is...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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