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2013-04-24 23:04:21

SOBA Recovery Center announces their new holistic drug and alcohol treatment options for those suffering from addiction. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 SOBA Recovery Center announces their new holistic drug and alcohol treatment options for those suffering from addiction. SOBA Recovery Center (SRC) over the course of ten years has helped thousands of addicts and alcoholics achieve sobriety through their dual diagnosis program. SRC is staffed by world-renowned experts in the field of...

2013-04-24 14:33:16

The alcohol industry, including the major supermarkets ignored, misrepresented and undermined international evidence on effective alcohol control policies in an attempt to influence public health policy in Scotland to its advantage, according to UK experts writing in this week's PLOS Medicine. The experts, led by Jim McCambridge from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, analyzed the alcohol industry's input into the Scottish Government's 2008 Consultation on "Changing...

Binge Drinking Youth Risk Cardiovascular Health
2013-04-24 05:31:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Binge drinking among young adults causes immediate changes in circulation that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life, according to new research published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. "Regular binge drinking is one of the most serious public health problems confronting our college campuses, and drinking on college campuses has become more pervasive and destructive,"...

2013-04-18 20:25:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ADial Pharmaceuticals, LLC ("ADial"), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has agreed to allow ADial to move forward with its plan to initiate Phase III trials of AD04 as a treatment for alcohol use disorder ("AUD") in certain targeted genotypes population only. Patients will initially be screened for the targeted genotypes and only those with one or more of the targeted genotypes will be enrolled in the trial....

Light Drinking During Pregnancy Not Harmful
2013-04-17 15:31:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a recent report in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, researchers found that light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioral or cognitive outcomes later in life. The team conducted a nation-wide study of infants born in the UK between 2000 and 2012 to determine whether light drinking during pregnancy had an effect on children. Previous studies linked heavy alcohol consumption during...

2013-04-17 12:24:27

-A new study examines the role of the father-son relationship in male-to-male alcohol-related aggression (MMARA). -Findings indicate that negative father-son relationships can play a significant role in fostering young men´s MMARA, particularly when combined with barroom drinking. Alcohol-related aggression is estimated to be involved in half of all assaults globally. In addition, alcohol-related aggression is most likely to occur among young males and usually at a bar or other...

2013-04-17 12:22:49

-The transition from high school to college is a particularly vulnerable time for alcohol experimentation. -A new study looks at which student characteristics may enhance parent-based interventions (PBIs). -Results indicate that teens who perceive their friends as more approving of alcohol consumption also seem to be more influenced by communication with their parents about drinking. Prior research has shown that the transition from high school to college is a particularly vulnerable...

Exercise May Shield Brain From Effects Of Alcohol
2013-04-17 12:18:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder shows that aerobic exercise may help to curb the negative effects that heavy drinking can have on the brain. "Engaging in regular aerobic exercise has been found to improve learning, memory, and self-control," said co-author Hollis C. Karoly, a graduate student at the university. "This seems to be particularly true among older adults who exercise regularly, which...

2013-04-14 23:01:40

Narconon Fresh Start's Director of Drug Education supports Alcohol Awareness Month by speaking about the importance of drug and alcohol prevention, during prom night and graduation seasons. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 April is Alcohol Awareness Month and this year's theme is, "Help for Today and Hope for Tomorrow" during the 27th annual sponsorship of Alcohol Awareness month by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). During this month, the NCADD...

2013-04-13 23:01:33

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com), announces new blog, “The 'eternal' problem with alcohol and its effects on our health!” (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog explaining the effects of alcohol on people´s health! The blog explains the risk to which people are exposed if they consume alcohol in excess. Nevertheless, moderate alcohol consumption is beneficial for health for many reasons: it increases...