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2014-06-05 14:34:24

University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences Even before conception, a son's vulnerability for alcohol use disorders could be shaped by a father who chronically drinks to excess, according to a new animal study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings, published online Wednesday in PLOS ONE, show male mice that were chronically exposed to alcohol before breeding had male offspring that were less likely to consume alcohol and were more sensitive to its...

2014-06-03 23:12:31

Highway safety can be improved by using new research that screens for psychoactive drugs and alcohol use. This book presents an epidemiological study of road users’ consumption of psychoactive substances in Nigeria and also examines the use of driving simulators that evaluate skills impairment after drinking alcoholic beverages. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Portable electronic digital screening devices such as “Oral Screen” along with other screening devices were used to establish the...

2014-05-30 23:16:17

Dr. Burke's Hangover Heaven and Hangover Research Institute expand staff to meet demands of approaching summer season. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Dr. Jason Burke's Hangover Heaven and Hangover Research Institute (HRI) are expanding staff to address the demands of the approaching summer season. Those demands include increased hangover treatment reservations and preparing for the next nonprofit funding cycle. Located in Las Vegas, Hangover Heaven and HRI were founded by veteran...

2014-05-23 23:10:02

How To Give Up Alcohol is a new program that provides people with step-by-step strategies and detailed instructions on how to stop alcohol cravings. An overview on the website vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 How To Give Up Alcohol is a new program developed by Rahul Nag, a health consultant, who has over 40 years of experience in the food and drink industry. The program introduces to people natural remedies, techniques, and detailed...

2014-05-20 08:34:35

BETHESDA, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduation... Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before the party starts, take the time to talk with your graduates about alcohol--it just may save a life. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89062 It's About Your Teen... A teenager's brain is still developing and it is very sensitive to alcohol's effects on judgment and decision-making. Alcohol Can Be Tricky... If your graduates drink, they may temporarily feel elated and happy, but...

binge drinking
2014-05-16 05:26:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Binge drinking is a behavioral problem affecting approximately one out of every six US adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that binge drinking — a pattern of drinking that brings a person's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08g/dL or higher — is the most common pattern of excessive alcohol use in the US. This leads one to ask how often a person can binge drink before they begin to damage their...

Alcohol And Zebrafish Help Understand Social Behavior
2014-05-14 08:50:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Alcohol consumption affects social behavior, as any college student can tell you. But does it have to have such an effect? A new study from New York University's (NYU) Polytechnic School of Engineering suggests that the complex interplay between alcohol and social behavior can be understood and the negative effects perhaps mitigated. Their groundbreaking experiments, described in the journal Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental...

2014-05-13 23:11:59

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is focusing on the most common fears of addiction treatment in its latest blog post. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is focusing on the...

2014-05-13 12:33:18

Study Reveals Surprising Behavioral Changes that May Link to Leadership in this Species BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings published by researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are helping to unravel the complex interplay between alcohol and social behavior and may lead to new therapies for mitigating the negative impacts of alcohol use and abuse. Their experiments, published in the current issue of Alcohol: Clinical and...

2014-05-09 16:26:42

Saucey launches Thursday May 8th to be the premier alcohol delivery app for the iPhone. LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mobile technology is consistently redesigning the way we live our lives. Saucey carries on that tradition by allowing customers to have alcohol delivered within 20-40 minutes at the push of a button. The simple and beautifully designed app enables you to drop a pin at your location, pick what you'd like and easily checkout with your payment...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'