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2011-10-16 21:42:10

-A new study has investigated the linkages between alcohol consumption and hospitalized injury. -Heavy drinkers face higher injury risks than most people when sober; conversely, their injury risk rises less when alcohol positive. -Moderate drinkers who occasionally drink to excess suffer more injuries than heavy drinkers per alcohol-positive hour. Researchers know that alcohol impairs coordination and the ability to perceive and respond to hazards, and that hangovers impair...

2011-08-24 08:00:00

Recovery drinks have become an ultra fast growing category in beverage sales, with major brands like Monster Rehab® and Vitamin Water® Revive recently entering the market targeted at âœcuring hangovers.â Sales are through the roof in some cases, growing upwards of 627% a year. This is the hottest beverage category right now, and as the national media begins to take notice, one such product GTOX® the Hangover Blocker is out to prove real...

2011-07-17 06:00:00

Teenage girls may be more vulnerable to the long term effects of binge drinking than their male counterparts, claims a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Stanford University. As part of the study, which will be published in the October 2011 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, UCSD Psychiatry Professor Susan F. Tapert and colleagues studied a total of 95 students, ages 16 to 19, from nearby public schools. Of those subjects,...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

Applied Food Sciences, Inc. has favorably concluded a patent dispute with Dajomi Brands, LLC, the former marketers of NOHO "The Hangover Defense"â“ž¢ shot, that required Dajomi to cease making and distributing the products that allegedly infringed Applied Food Sciences, Inc.'s patent. Its patent for the use of glucarate and its derivatives such as glucuronolactone, a popular ingredient in energy drinks, for the reduction of negative symptoms associated with...

2011-03-28 00:00:27

Natural chelator given to victims of Armenian earthquake, Russian nuclear accidents Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) March 27, 2011 A popular hangover prevention supplement may be a safe and effective alternative to potassium iodide for people scrambling to protect themselves from radioactive fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear power plants. The supplement, Cheerz® IntelliShotâ“ž¢ and iTabsâ“ž¢, acts as a natural "chelating agent,"...

2011-01-18 23:00:03

Kudzu extract had little to no effect on participants during a double-blind placebo-controlled study     * Extract from the kudzu root has long been thought to be a remedy for alcoholism    * However, since the precise mechanism of action is unknown, a new study set out to unravel its mystery    * The results show that the participants treated with kudzu experienced no adverse consequences that could decrease alcohol intake There are many ways,...

2010-12-31 15:20:00

Experts have compiled a list of facts about the myths of hangovers. The reason behind alcohol's ability to make someone feel "hungover" the next day are not as clear as the culprit behind the blood shot eyes to begin with. "Alcohol clearly causes hangovers, but why it causes hangovers isn't very well understood," Dr. Andrew Yacht, director of the division of general medicine and vice chair of medicine for education at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City, told HealthDay News. "Part...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.