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2012-04-18 20:46:40

Researchers at The Miriam Hospital say interventions targeting what college students often see as the pleasurable effects of alcohol — including loosened inhibitions and feeling more bold and outgoing — may be one way to stem the tide of dangerous and widespread binge drinking on college campuses. According to a new report, “alcohol expectancy challenges,” or social experiments aimed at challenging students´ beliefs about the rewards of drinking, can...

2012-04-18 13:39:42

40p minimum price would prevent over 1,000 deaths Government plans to impose a minimum price of 40p per unit of alcohol will have "significant impacts" including a 38,900 reduction in hospital admissions, a 1,149 reduction in deaths and a cut in alcohol consumption by 2.4%, says John Appleby, Chief Economist at the King's Fund, in an article published on bmj.com today. A 50p minimum price would more than double all these effects, while an economic recession has even greater "sobering"...

2012-04-16 23:00:36

Sobrexa reviews report is released by Down to earth video Ltd. The news has received positive comments from people on the Company´s site. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 Alcohol recovery should be made easier this week for people who follow downtoearthvideo.com as a new report on Sobrexa reviews has just been released that will inform people about how Sobrexa can help with alcoholism. The new report contains a series of reviews of this supplement that have been supplied by...

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...

2012-03-28 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...

2012-02-21 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...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.