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Brain Maps Highlight Effects Of Alcohol In College Students
2013-03-20 12:04:34

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each fall, legions of freshman descend upon the campuses of our nation´s colleges and universities. The first real taste of freedom too many is often at the bottom of a beer bottle. With stories and studies on underage binge drinking spattering the news sites, a new study conducted by several Penn State scientists aimed to zero in on the long-term effects that drinking at this important stage might have on the neurological...

2013-03-05 14:01:02

Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates — and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar. The study found that students who used religious practices such as praying and meditating as a coping mechanism reported less frequent alcohol use and less heavy drinking. Further, the parents of those students reported using religious or spiritual practices when facing...

A Look At Worldwide Alcohol Consumption
2013-03-04 18:58:09

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your University Online When examining the history of alcohol, we find it runs parallel to much of recorded human history. Throughout time, the use of alcohol has played an important role in religion and worship. Additionally, its use has provided nutrients and provided medicinal, antiseptic and analgesic properties. In early Egyptian culture, both beer and wine were deified and presented to their gods. Cellars and winepresses were represented by...

2013-03-01 23:01:09

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida-based facility with programs for drug and alcohol addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders such as anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. The center released an infographic containing shocking binge drinking facts. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Delray Recovery Center´s newly released binge drinking infographic serves several purposes. The first is to provide many shocking statistics and information regarding the practice so...

Alcohol Use, Binge-Drinking Higher Than Previously Thought, Says UK Study
2013-02-27 10:29:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alcohol consumption in the UK may be much higher than previously thought, with as many as 75 percent of Britons drinking more than the recommended daily limit. And many of these people are likely consuming dangerous levels of alcohol, with the drinking habits of women easily matching those of men, according to researchers from University College London [UCL]. Publishing the findings of a new study in the European Journal of Public...

2013-02-18 23:01:00

Northbound Treatment Services Now Offers Women´s Binge Drinking Problem with Gender Specific Addiction Treatment Program (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Northbound Treatment Services, the Southern California based alcohol and drug addiction treatment center, is now offering gender specific addiction treatment solution to the women´s binge drinking problem sweeping the country. According to a recent report out of the Center for Disease Control, binge drinking among women and girls is an...

2013-02-13 17:54:01

Practices should ask patients questions on initial and subsequent visits By relying on hunches rather than posing a few screening questions, primary care clinicians may be missing three-fourths of the alcohol problems in their patients, a newly released analysis shows. "It's often off the radar – people come in for hypertension and are not asked how much they drink," said study co-author Barbara J. Turner, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.A., M.A.C.P., of UT Medicine San Antonio. Primary care...

2013-01-31 23:01:04

The CDC has published a study highlighting the health risk facing women who engage in binge drinking. Sovereign Health of California is committed to fighting binge drinking and alcohol abuse - http://www.sovcal.com/treatment/alcohol-abuse.shtml Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 14 million women in America engage in binge drinking, approximately 3 times a month averaging almost six drinks per binge drinking period according to a recent study on alcohol abuse published by the U.S....

Binge Drinking Raises Risk Of Developing  Type 2 Diabetes
2013-01-31 09:06:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Metabolism Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital´s Icahn School of Medicine led a new animal study showing that binge drinking causes insulin resistance which, in turn, increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. The study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, also discovered that alcohol disrupts insulin-receptor signaling by causing inflammation in the hypothalamus. "Insulin resistance has...

CDC Study Shows 1 In 5 Young Women Binge Drink
2013-01-09 19:18:25

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The carefree days of high school were a time when we, as humans, existed in our most narcissistic state, incapable of and unwilling to acknowledge our own mortality. Risk behaviors tend to be at their highest levels in the late adolescent stage of our development. It´s hard to convince anyone in high school that the horizon isn´t endless and that they won´t live forever. Unfortunately, for too many high school...


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