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2013-08-21 12:31:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alcoholics and gluttons may have more in common than you might think, according to a new study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers studied nearly 6,000 adult twins and found that people with alcohol dependency may be more genetically susceptible to certain types of eating disorders, such as binge eating or purging. "This supports the idea that there are common genetic factors contributing to alcohol...

2013-08-15 23:23:27

A panel says that doctors should ask their patients about their use of alcohol. Alcoholism can cause you to lose everything including your job, home and family and is just one example why it's important to contact a detox center like Harbor Village if you have a drinking issue. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 According to Fox News, (5/14), [Doctors should ask patients about alcohol misuse, panel says, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel,...

2013-08-15 23:04:49

TRIBEof9 is a social media-based support network for people struggling with alcohol use and abuse. Members interact in small, anonymous groups called "tribes" without fear of the social stigma. Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 TRIBEof9 has launched a new free, anonymous support network for those struggling with alcohol use and abuse. Addressing the way communication has evolved, the TRIBEof9.org website is a social media-based platform with the goal to encourage a variety...

2013-08-12 23:20:30

According to new studies, having a "sweet tooth" may cause a very harmful dependency on alcohol. The best solution for those suffering from alcohol abuse is to contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 As reported by ScienceDaily (7/10) in their news story, Brain's Response to Sweets May Indicate Risk for Development of Alcoholism, recent studies have shown that there is a definite correlation between the brain neural...

2013-08-12 09:47:10

-The term "telescoping" refers to a more rapid progression of alcohol-related diseases in women. -A new study looks at gender differences among individuals seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. -While certain aspects of the findings confirm telescoping in women, others do not. Epidemiological studies have revealed that historical differences between men and women in substance use – such as lifetime dependence rates, and quantities of alcohol consumed – have narrowed in...

2013-08-06 23:28:54

Passages Malibu issues statement on recently published study that aligns with long-held company philosophy. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 In the June 2013 edition of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, a team of researchers contributed a paper that studied the connection between childhood trauma and alcohol dependency, later in life. The team compared two groups of men and women, the first who at one time had sought treatment for alcohol dependency and another group who...

2013-07-21 23:00:08

Author Ruth Schilling Shares a Personal Account of Her Life Living With a Loved One Suffering From Alcoholism and Her Journey to Recovery in “Dare to Recover” Casper, WY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Alcoholism is rightly called a family disease. First-time author Ruth Schilling has painstakingly recorded the personal and family dynamics of living with and loving someone who has the disease of alcoholism, as well as the very challenging, unique, and simple but not easy method of recovery that...

2013-07-17 23:23:05

Like the Cinnamon Challenge, this Youth-Oriented Craze Began on YouTube and has Medical Experts Concerned Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 It started as a simple how-to video on YouTube, in January 2013. 3 million views and a multitude of copycat uploads later, smoking alcohol went from a difficult to understand technique, to a relatively extensive trend among young people seeking a quick thrill. Medical doctors warn that misperceptions about the trend are commonly reported. It is rumored...

2013-07-11 11:04:50

Several human and animal studies have shown a relationship between a preference for highly sweet tastes and alcohol use disorders. Furthermore, the brain mechanisms of sweet-taste responses may share common neural pathways with responses to alcohol and other drugs. A new study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has found that recent drinking is related to the orbitofrontal-region brain response to an intensely sweet stimulus, a brain response that may serve as an important...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.