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2009-03-20 08:13:53

New evidence points to an overlooked risk factor for cancer New evidence by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and researchers in Germany shows that drinking alcohol is the greatest risk factor for acetaldehyde-related cancer. Heavy drinkers may be at increased risk due to exposure from multiple sources. Acetaldehyde is ubiquitous in daily life in Ontario. Widely present in the environment, it is inhaled from the air and tobacco smoke, ingested from alcohol and...

2009-03-18 14:58:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), formerly eFoodSafety.com, Inc., today announced the Company's Spring Break marketing initiatives designed to raise visibility of two of the Company's products, InfinitInk and Last Shot Hangover Remedy, among the key 18 to 25 year old demographic group. Beginning March 17th and running though March 28th, expertly trained marketing and sales teams will be combing the beaches, bars and parties of...

2009-01-29 15:42:59

A survey of British office workers found 33 percent of respondents admitted to viewing pornography on their work computers. However, the survey of 400 office workers, carried out by e-mail security provider Proofpoint, found only 7 percent of those polled said they had been caught viewing inappropriate materials at work, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. A quarter of those polled said they had mistakenly sent an amorous e-mail to a co-worker that was meant for a significant other and 54...

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2008-12-31 14:15:00

As the New Year approaches, people all over the world will be celebrating with drink in hand, and many will be suffering for it the next morning. But according to Dr. Marie Savard, there are some myths and tips on how to prevent that New Year's Day hangover. Many people in the past believed that drinking coffee or other caffeinated beverages will sober you up and keep a hangover headache away, however, Savard says it just isn't true. "Caffeine only acts as a stimulant and interferes with your...

2008-12-19 00:08:22

There may seem to be countless recommendations on how to prevent or cure a hangover but U.S. researchers say there is no evidence any of them work. Rachel C. Vreeman of the Children's Health Services Research at Indiana University School of Medicine and Aaron E. Carroll of the Indiana University School of Medicine said the Internet provides endless options for preventing or treating alcohol hangovers such as taking aspirin and eating bananas. The researchers did a systematic review of...

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2008-12-18 11:15:00

For every holiday ailment - extra pounds, hangovers, late night sweets - there is a remedy offered. Many of these remedies, like aspirin or coffee for hangovers, are some of the common myths two researchers set out to prove false. The authors of the study, Rachel Vreeman and Aaron Carroll, looked at the data to find out if the myths had any validity. "In the pursuit of scientific truth, even widely held medical beliefs require examination or re-examination," Rachel Vreeman and Aaron Carroll...

2008-12-16 18:17:09

Banning drink promotions or happy hour in bars and clubs may result in young people drinking privately before going to clubs, Canadian researchers said. Lead author Dr. Samantha Wells of the Center for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto said many young bar-goers avoid paying high alcohol prices in bars by pre-drinking and this intense and ritualized activity among young adults may result in harmful consequences. Pre-drinking or pre-gaming involves planned heavy drinking, usually at...

2008-12-16 08:10:00

Alcohol-related Traffic Deaths Jump on New Year's Eve ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Some New Year's predictions are, tragically, very reliable. For example, more people are likely to die in alcohol-related traffic crashes on New Year's Eve than on other mid-week winter evenings. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081216/NE52502 ) Just look at the numbers. A recent analysis of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics shows that, by the time our country...

2008-09-11 15:00:11

Marauding molecules cause the tissue damage that underlies heart attacks, sunburn, Alzheimer's and hangovers. But scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine say they may have found ways to combat the carnage after discovering an important cog in the body's molecular detoxification machinery. The culprit molecules are oxygen byproducts called free radicals. These highly unstable molecules start chain reactions of cellular damage -- an escalating storm that ravages healthy...

2008-09-09 03:00:06

By Venkataranganna, M V Gopumadhavan, S; Sundaram, R; Peer, Ghouse; Mitra, S K Background & objectives: PartySmart is a herbal preparation intended for the management of alcohol hangover and other related toxic effects in clinical situation. The present study was designed to investigate the pharmacodynamics and oral toxicity of PartySmart, a herbal formulation in rats. Methods: Effect of PartySmart on blood acetaldehyde and alcohol levels was evaluated at doses of 125, 250 and 500 mg/kg...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.