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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...

2013-10-15 23:23:14

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Acetic Acid Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. To browse the report with TOC visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/acetic-acid-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Acetic Acid Market for VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic...

2013-10-09 23:23:36

Transparency Market Research published new "Acetic Acid Market for VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic Anhydride and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/acetic-acid-market.html Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research...

2013-10-08 11:51:29

Scientists report in Nature Communications that they have engineered yeast to consume acetic acid, a previously unwanted byproduct of the process of converting plant leaves, stems and other tissues into biofuels. The innovation increases ethanol yield from lignocellulosic sources by about 10 percent. Lignocellulose is the fibrous material that makes up the structural tissues of plants. It is one of the most abundant raw materials on the planet and, because it is rich in carbon it is an...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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