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Booze And Your Brain - Moderate Alcohol Consumption By Seniors May Boost Episodic Memory

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although alcohol consumption is typically associated with negative effects on the brain, a new study from a team of American researchers has found that people over 60 who are moderate drinkers...

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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...

2014-10-15 12:29:00

Beverage Information & Insights Group's Liquor Handbook 2014 NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy continues to expand, premium and super-premium distilled spirits consumption is stronger than ever. This premiumization trend occurring in every segment of the beverage alcohol industry has the consumer drinking less, but drinking better. According to the Beverage Information & Insights Group's 2014 Liquor Handbook, this trend resulted in slower sales...

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...

alcohol smiles
2014-10-01 05:32:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social drinking has long been seen as acceptable behavior in most societies, but often the foundation for problem drinking habits is laid in these social settings. In a new study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, researchers from University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oslo in Norway wanted to see if alcohol provides social rewards that might then encourage future drinking. The researchers found that...

drinking after exercise
2014-09-25 03:00:13

Erin White, Northwestern University People of all ages more likely to indulge in alcohol on days when they’re more active A new Northwestern Medicine® study finds that on days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too. This is the only study to use smartphone technology and a daily diary approach for self-reporting physical activity and alcohol use. “Monday through Wednesday people batten down the hatches and they cut back on...

2014-09-24 12:26:46

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Alcohol Justice have received news that accounts of two long-term projects have been published in a special alcohol policy issue of World Medical and Health Policy. "Optimal U.S. State Alcohol Excise Taxes to Recover Government Cost of Excessive Consumption" by Holley Shafer, and "Alcohol Ads on Public Transit: Policies From Major Metropolitan Areas in the United States" by Sarah Mart and Jessica Blakemore,...

2014-09-10 08:37:10

TransBiotec, Inc. Enters into a Master Distribution Agreement for Distribution Rights to the SOBR Alcohol Testing Device SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransBiotec, Inc., (OTCBB: IMLE) today announced that it has entered into a Master Distribution Agreement with AG Global Capital to distribute TransBiotec, Inc.'s SOBR alcohol testing device in the Republic of Turkey ("Turkey"), the Kingdom of Sweden ("Sweden") and the Gulf Cooperation Council ("GCC") comprising...

alcohol ads
2014-09-04 03:30:31

Andrea Maruniak, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Nine out of 10 encourage responsibility; none provide real information about what that means Alcohol industry magazine ads reminding consumers to “drink responsibly” or “enjoy in moderation” fail to convey basic public health information, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. A report on the research, published in the September issue of Drug and Alcohol...

2014-08-25 08:23:11

Committee Hearing on the Issue Takes Place Tuesday LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) will be present tomorrow at the City Planning and Land Use Management Committee (PLUM) hearing to demand that the newly proposed LAX outdoor sign district not include alcohol ads. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "In the dying days of summer, JCDecaux, Clear Channel and their...

2014-08-20 12:23:13

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The lack of competition in Ontario's system for alcoholic beverage retailing causes higher prices for consumers and foregone government revenue, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Uncorking a Strange Brew: The Need for More Competition in Ontario's Alcoholic Beverage Retailing System," authors Paul R. Masson and Anindya Sen call for a more competitive system in alcoholic beverage retailing in Ontario, which would result in increased...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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