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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...

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...

2012-01-25 15:00:00

Downtoearthvideo.com releases their alcohol abuse statistics report for 2011. The news has been welcomed on the site. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Downtoearthvideo.com has just released their alcohol abuse statistics report for 2011 for their readers. People can now check out the report in detail on the site. Simon Corvan, one of the Directors at Downtoearthvideo.com said that, “before we got too far into a new year here at the site we wanted provide our readers...


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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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