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2012-04-14 23:02:13

Alcoholism statistics Survey is released by Down to earth video Ltd. The news has received positive comments from people on the Company´s website. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Alcoholic followers of downtoearthvideo.com will be asked this week to fill out a survey on alcoholism statistics. The new survey has just been released by the management team at Down to earth video Ltd. and is available to look at on the Company´s website. According to the management team of Down to...

2012-04-03 02:24:30

Ambassadors include Shaquille O'Neal, Apolo Ohno, Bryan Clay, Tyson Gay, Steve Lopez, Mallory Weggemann & Rebecca Soni WASHINGTON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of April as Alcohol Awareness Month, The Century Council today announced continued campaign efforts acknowledging benefits of living a healthy lifestyle and the consequences of binge drinking and underage drinking. The Century Council, a national not-for-profit funded by distillers dedicated to...

2012-03-28 11:46:04

Men who are moderate drinkers and who have survived a first heart attack have a lower risk of death from heart disease or any other cause than non-drinkers, according to the results of a study of nearly 2000 men in the USA. The latest findings from the US Health Professionals Follow-up Study, a prospective study of 51,529 US male health professionals, are published online today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Journal and they show that, having survived a first heart attack, men who drank...

2012-03-26 22:20:33

CHICAGO, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To encourage adults to reflect upon their own drinking habits during April's Alcohol Awareness Month, Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment checked in with American adults about their alcohol consumption. According to Gateway Foundation's 2012 American Alcohol Consumption Study conducted online in February among 2,265 adults ages 21 and over by Harris Interactive, drinking in America appears to be more of the rule rather than...

2012-02-21 11:47:51

Comparing media and family predictors of alcohol use: A cohort study of US adolescents Young teens who watch a lot of movies featuring alcohol are twice as likely to start drinking compared to peers who watch relatively few such films, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open. And these teens are significantly more likely to progress to binge drinking, the study shows. The findings prompt the researchers to suggest that Hollywood should adopt the same restrictions...

2012-02-21 06:04:08

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Good news for those who are trying to quit smoking and drinking, there may be a way to kill two birds with one stone. Varenicline, an effective smoking-cessation medication, may also reduce drinking. However, the means by which it might reduce drinking are still unclear. "Varenicline was first approved in the USA for treatment of nicotine dependence in 2006," said Emma Childs, research associate at the University of Chicago as well as corresponding author for the...

2012-02-03 12:15:38

Most studies have found that binge drinking is associated with a loss of alcohol's protective effect against ischemic heart disease (IHD) and most studies have found an increase of coronary risk among binge drinkers. This study followed 26,786 men and women who participated in the Danish National Cohort Study in 1994, 2000, and 2005 and sought to see if binge drinking increased the risk of IHD or all-cause mortality among "light-to-moderate" drinkers: (up to 21 drinks/week for men and up...

2012-01-30 11:51:24

The first few weeks of college are a critical time in shaping students' drinking habits. Now Penn State researchers have a tailored approach that may help prevent students from becoming heavy drinkers. "Research shows there is a spike in alcohol-related consequences that occur in the first few weeks of the semester, especially with college freshmen," said Michael J. Cleveland, research associate at the Prevention Research Center and the Methodology Center. "If you can buffer that and get...

2012-01-30 11:43:49

A meta-analysis done by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) into the relationship between alcohol consumption and heart disease provides new insight into the long-held belief that drinking a glass of red wine a day can help protect against heart disease. "It's complicated," says Dr. Juergen Rehm, director of social and epidemiological research at CAMH. Dr. Rehm's paper, co-authored by Michael Roerecke, was recently published in the journal Addiction. "While a cardioprotective...