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2013-10-18 10:57:19

-Many underage youth use false identification (ID) to buy alcohol. -A new study has found that almost two-thirds of a college student sample used false IDs. -False ID use might contribute to the development of alcohol use disorders by facilitating more frequent drinking. Many underage youth use false identification (ID) to circumvent minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) laws in order to obtain alcohol. While underage students tend to drink less frequently than their older college peers,...

2013-10-18 10:55:29

Many negative effects of drinking, such as transitioning into heavy alcohol use, often take place during adolescence and can contribute to long-term negative health outcomes as well as the development of alcohol use disorders. A new study of adolescent drinking and its genetic and environmental influences has found that different trajectories of adolescent drinking are preceded by discernible gene-parenting interactions, specifically, the mu-opioid receptor (OPRM1) genotype and...

2013-10-18 10:53:54

Many people, especially young adults, engage in high-risk drinking because of the belief it will lead to positive mood effects such as cheerfulness. A new study of the association between blood alcohol content (BAC) and the subjective effects of alcohol like cheerfulness, focus distraction, and sluggishness among students in a real-life setting of high-school parties, has found that cheerfulness increased up to a certain BAC value for girls, and then decreased at higher BACs, while it...

2013-10-14 14:33:16

May affect risk of developing esophageal and gastric cancer Overweight adolescents were twice as likely as their normal weight peers to later develop esophageal cancer in a recent study from Israel. The study, which is published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, also found that lower socioeconomic status as well as immigration from higher risk countries were important determinants of gastric cancer. Zohar Levi, MD, MHA, of the Rabin Medical...

Red Wine Compound Helps Kill Cancer Cells
2013-10-14 10:50:04

[ Watch the Video: Red Wine Scores More Health Points ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has linked red wine to numerous health benefits, and a new study from the University of Missouri has found that a compound in the beverage can be used to boost the effectiveness of radiation-based cancer therapy. In the study, the red-wine compound resveratrol was used to treat melanoma cells, resulting in 44 percent of the tumor cells being killed. When the...

2013-10-08 10:17:51

Wonder compound resveratrol basis for new potential treatment for atrial fibrillation An international research team led by medical scientists at the University of Alberta has shown that new medications based on resveratrol — a compound found in red wine and nuts — may be used to treat a common heart-rhythm problem known as atrial fibrillation. Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry researcher Peter Light and his colleagues recently published their findings in the peer-reviewed...

2013-10-07 23:27:14

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Red Wine and Tea May Reduce Blood Sugar Levels describes how polyphenols in red wine, tea, and plant-based foods may lower blood sugar. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Red Wine and Tea May Reduce Blood Sugar Levels describes how polyphenols in red wine, tea, and plant-based foods may lower blood sugar. Red wine and tea have demonstrated to offer several health benefits, including...

2013-10-07 12:06:28

Physicians have long observed that binge drinking can significantly impair the healing process following a bone fracture. Now a study by Loyola University Medical Center researchers is providing insights into how alcohol slows healing on the cellular and molecular levels. The findings could lead to treatments to improve bone healing in alcohol abusers, and possibly non-drinkers as well. Roman Natoli, MD, PhD, will present findings Oct. 6 during the American Society for Bone and Mineral...

Cancer Fighting Chemical In Red Wine Works Long After Absorption
2013-10-03 07:13:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers from the University of Leicester's Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine have demonstrated that a chemical found in red wine remains effective at fighting cancer even after the body's metabolism has converted it into other compounds. The results of this study , published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, reveals resveratrol -- a compound extracted from the skins of red grapes – is...

2013-10-01 15:39:41

Researchers discourage supplemental use by patients with multiple sclerosis, according to report in the American Journal of Pathology Resveratrol, a naturally occurring polyphenol compound produced by the skin of red grapes and peanuts, and found in red wine, has been touted as a beneficial supplement due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This has been supported by some experimental studies, whereas others suggest a lack of benefit. A new study using two multiple...


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