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2011-12-06 15:00:00

Downtoearthvideo.com launches a new method to help people when stopping drinking. Activity levels on the site have increased after the news was released. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Downtoearthvideo.com is a launching a new method to help people when stopping drinking so they have another option to try when attempting to get away from an alcohol habit. People who follow the down to earth site will now be able to check the new method out when they feel it is time to kick the...

2011-11-29 18:56:22

Survey of teens in Ontario, Canada, shows latest trends in drug use Fewer Ontario teens are smoking cigarettes than ever before -- good news that is tempered by continuing concerns around binge drinking, and driving while under the influence of cannabis, according to the 2011 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey released today by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The survey, which included 9,288 students across Ontario in grades 7 to 12, is the longest running...

2011-11-22 17:28:11

Research published in the European Journal of Epidemiology by Costanzo S, Di Castelnuovo de Gaetano G et al has sought to separate the effects of wine, beer or spirit drinking in relation to fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events. The Italian authors carried out an updated meta-analysis on the relationship between wine, beer or spirit consumption and cardiovascular outcomes, using state-of-the-art statistical techniques. From 16 studies, results confirmed a J-shaped relationship between...

Beer May Have The Same Positive Cardiovascular Effects As Wine
2011-11-15 09:29:48

A study conducted by Research Laboratories at the Fondazione di Ricerca e Cura “Giovanni Paolo II”, in Italy suggests that there are positive cardiovascular effects from beer consumption, much like wine is known to have in moderate amounts. Published online by the European Journal of Epidemiology, the research pooled different scientific studies conducted worldwide in previous years to examine data involving over 200,000 people, for whom alcohol drinking habits were associated...

2011-10-18 09:46:24

MU study finds disordered eating combined with heavy drinking is common among college students It is well known that eating disorders are common among teens and college students. Heavy alcohol consumption is another well-known unhealthy habit of this age group. A new study from the University of Missouri shows that when college students combine these two unhealthy habits, their long-term health may be affected. “Drunkorexia” is a new term coined by the media to describe the...

Cost Of Binge Drinking Reaches $224 Billion Per Year: CDC
2011-10-18 04:59:44

Excessive alcohol consumption in the United States results in 79,000 deaths per year and costs $745 per person, according to a report issued Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study used data from 2006, the most recent year for which information was generally available, and found that the costs related to excessive alcohol drinking reached $223.5 billion, or nearly $2 per drink, that year. Nearly three—quarters of those costs were due to binge...

2011-10-16 21:43:28

-A new study examines the impact that the cultural context of drinking may have on the relationship between drinking and harm in several European countries. -Results suggest a significant relationship between volume of consumption and risk of experiencing alcohol-related problems in all five countries examined. -The relationship appears to be stronger in three Baltic countries and Sweden than in Italy. Research clearly shows a dose-response relationship between alcohol and health issues...

2011-10-16 21:39:40

-Researchers used an anonymous online survey to examine drinking patterns and personality traits. -Results identified three groups, two of which drank at fairly high levels. -The group with higher levels of impulsivity and aggression appears most at-risk for future alcohol problems. In a national survey of undergraduates, roughly six percent met criteria for current alcohol dependence (AD), and approximately 31 percent met criteria for current alcohol abuse. While many undergraduates...

2011-10-13 18:45:20

Teenage alcohol consumption may be influenced more by a date's friends than his or her own friends, according to Penn State and Ohio State criminologists. "In this analysis, a partner's friends were more influential on the drinking habits of adolescents than their friends and their romantic partners," said Derek Kreager, associate professor of crime, law and justice, Penn State. Prior drinking by the friend of a date significantly increases the odds of future binge drinking -- consuming...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin