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2014-01-07 13:18:35

Drinking alcohol appears to have a dose-dependent inverse (opposite) association with the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) and researchers suggest their findings give no support to advising patients with MS to completely refrain from alcohol, according to a study by Anna Karin Hedstrom, M.D., of the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and colleagues. The results of previous studies have been inconsistent about the impact of alcohol and the risk of developing MS. Researchers...

2014-01-05 23:02:32

Individuals seeking relief from alcohol and drug addictions in Quebec can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (581) 200-0275 for an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 A Quebec alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has started a new program aimed at helping adolescents break their abuse of alcohol through new services available at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Statistics provided by the Canadian Centre on...

2014-01-04 23:02:30

Individuals seeking relief from alcohol and drug addictions in Hamilton can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (289) 203-1236 for an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Hamilton, Canada (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 A Hamilton alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has started a new program aimed at helping adolescents break their abuse of alcohol at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse,...

2014-01-02 10:21:56

"It is OK to drink a little bit of alcohol during pregnancy" or "a pregnant woman should not touch alcohol at all during her pregnancy". These statements represent the contradictory conclusions that large population studies on pregnancy and alcohol can reach. Psychologist Janni Niclasen has just defended her PhD thesis on the subject at the University of Copenhagen. She was surprised by the different results that were reached, and she decided to get to the bottom of the results by...

Binge Drinking During The Weekend Damages DNA Of Healthy, Young Adults
2014-01-01 05:13:14

[ Watch the Video: Getting Drunk On The Weekend Has Consequences ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Weekend alcohol consumption can negatively affect the DNA of young, healthy adults, according to new research published in the journal Alcohol. Study author Adela Rendón said these damaging effects have never before been documented among young, healthy individuals because previous research has mainly focused on people who had consumed alcohol in an addictive...

2013-12-31 23:25:48

New Year’s Eve presents extra challenges for those in recovery from addiction. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 In his 20 years as a mental health and addiction expert, Ben Brafman has seen the challenges that New Year’s Eve can bring for clients in recovery. As the founder and CEO of Destination Hope, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, and the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, Brafman is experienced in helping people recovering from addiction get through the holiday season with...

2013-12-31 23:22:57

Success with your New Year's resolution doesn't depend on will power -- research shows that planning, setting realistic goals, getting support, and incorporating evidence-based change techniques spell the difference between success and failure. The HAMS alcohol harm reduction program offers all of the above. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 This New Year, millions of people will make resolutions to change their drinking habits, quit smoking, eat less, etc., but research by...

2013-12-30 23:22:17

The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? “Despite the fact...

2013-12-30 15:59:40

Study utilizing animal model is published in the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology Recent data shows that more than 500,000 women in the U.S. report drinking during pregnancy, with about 20 percent of this population admitting to binge drinking. Even one episode of heavy drinking can lead to the collection of birth defects known as fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Along with growth retardation, head and face abnormalities, and neurological problems, FAS also...

2013-12-28 23:01:20

Drug and alcohol center issues public warning of signs of addiction as New Year's Eve approaches. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place is preparing for the expected spike in patient admissions that occurs this time every year and warns the public to be aware of the emergence of an addictive disorder. The holidays can be a time of stress and celebration but as parties fill the calendar, people often find themselves indulging far more than...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.