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2012-11-09 13:57:28

An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs) as well as other negative consequences such as sexual assault and physical injuries.

2012-11-09 13:55:49

Previous research from the U.S. and the U.K. has shown that "pre-drinking" or "frontloading" often leads to heavy drinking by young people in public settings and can lead to greater harm.

Moderate Drinking Bad For Brain Health
2012-10-26 12:09:15

There have been numerous scientific studies that show how a glass or two of red wine can help promote cardiovascular and brain health. However, a new study indicates that there is a fine line between moderate and binge drinking.

2012-10-17 22:35:40

While researchers and clinicians know that the mortality rates among alcohol dependent (AD) individuals are high, most of that knowledge is based on studies of clinical populations.

2012-10-17 14:15:35

Prenatal exposure to alcohol (PAE) can lead to serious deficiencies associated with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), such as impairments in general intelligence, adaptive function, verbal learning and memory, attention, executive function, and visual-spatial functioning.

Effects Of Binge Drinking Include Brain Impairment In Just Months
2012-10-16 18:32:58

A new study examining the effects of binge-drinking in rodents suggests that people who throw back a few drinks every couple of days may swiftly reduce their ability to control their alcohol intake.


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