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2011-08-27 11:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic says Scientists at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) of National Institutes of Health (NIH) together with researchers at the Uniformed Services University

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2011-08-20 14:17:22

British women are now as likely as their male counterparts to binge drink, claims a new study from researchers at University College London.

2011-08-16 12:40:26

One of the ways an alcohol dependence (AD) diagnosis can be made is through measurement of biological markers of hepatic injury such as gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT) and mean corpuscular volume (MCV).

2011-08-16 09:02:00

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime.

2011-08-16 12:20:37

Excessive drinking and an unbalanced diet are two preventable contributors to health problems in the developed world.

2011-07-25 14:31:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition of achieving "an unparalleled level of success in alcoholism research" that has advanced scientific knowledge, the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) has awarded its 2011 Distinguished Researcher Award to Adolf Pfefferbaum, M.D., director of the Neuroscience Program in the Center for Health Sciences at SRI International and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of...

2011-07-19 15:23:15

A group of French scientists (from the Unit of Research on Nutritional Epidemiology, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Bobigny, France; the French Institute for Prevention and Health Education, St. Denis, France; and the French National Cancer Institute) have published a paper in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) on guidelines for drinking and the relation of alcohol to cancer.

2011-07-18 14:00:10

A low level of response (LR) to alcohol is one of several genetically influenced characteristics that may increase an individual's risk for heavy drinking and alcohol problems.

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2011-07-17 06:00:00

Teenage girls may be more vulnerable to the long term effects of binge drinking than their male counterparts.


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