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2014-08-07 15:46:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal Trend more likely among those living in urban areas and poorer households The proportion of men who start to drink alcohol in their teens has surged more than threefold over the past few decades in India, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Those living in urban areas and poorer households are more likely to start drinking at an early age, the findings show. Studies from high-income countries have...

2014-04-03 12:26:41

On-premise operator ratings of spirits, wine, beer, non-alcohol and mixer companies identify top suppliers CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult beverage suppliers rated as top performing partners by leading chain restaurant and hotel beverage professionals were recognized as Technomic presented the 2014 VIBE Supplier Awards during the VIBE Conference in Las Vegas last week. To insure efficient, fair and unbiased balloting and analysis, the VIBE Conference partnered with Technomic to...

2014-03-04 13:18:29

-The bulk of knowledge about alcohol consumption and problems comes from high-income countries. -The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study was established to collect and compare data from both high- and middle/low-income countries. -New IAC results show that heavy-drinking New Zealanders tend to buy cheaper, off-premise alcohol, and purchase it at later times. The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study is a newly developed international collaborative project designed to collect...

2014-02-26 23:20:37

Data looks at multiple race/ethnicity categories and covers a wide spectrum of socio-demographic characteristics. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A new study out of Loma Linda University (LLU) provides binge drinking population estimates for California adults by gender and detailed race/ethnicity categories. The study was published online on Feb. 12, 2014 in “The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.” Other research has shown that more than half of all alcohol consumed...

2013-12-10 10:38:38

According to a new study, a novel composite measure consisting of 29 alcohol policies demonstrates that a strong alcohol policy environment is a protective factor against binge drinking in the U.S. The study was led by researchers at the Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health and Boston Medical Center (BMC), and is published in the current issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Binge drinking is a common and risky pattern of alcohol consumption that...

Negative Emotions During Pregnancy Often Leads To Binge Drinking
2013-10-15 13:47:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women are advised to generally avoid alcohol, especially when it comes to binge drinking, and a new study of Norwegian women has found that the more negative a woman's outlook is on life, the more likely she is to turn to alcohol. According to the study’s results, published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, the official journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 16 percent of...

2013-08-30 23:28:36

Teen Stopper Protection is giving away free samples of the Bottle Blocker to the prevention community to evaluate as a tool to fight underage drinking and prescription drug abuse. Nesconset, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 For any organization or individual active in the prevention community, part of law enforcement, school boards, PTAs, temples, churches, or any group that has a goal to prevent underage drinking and prescription drug abuse, this is a chance to evaluate a new tool to...

ER Injuries Related To Malt Liquor And Strong Beer
2013-08-15 12:01:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A preliminary study at a Baltimore hospital found that drinkers of hard liquors and high-alcohol beers like Steel Reserve were more prevalent in the emergency room than drinkers of regular beers. “Recent studies reveal that nearly a third of injury visits to Level I trauma centers were alcohol-related and frequently a result of heavy drinking,” said lead study author David Jernigan, a director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and...

2013-07-19 14:40:18

As a class, people who don't drink at all have a higher mortality risk than light drinkers. But nondrinkers are a diverse bunch, and the reasons people have for abstaining affects their individual mortality risk, in some cases lowering it on par with the risk for light drinkers, according to a University of Colorado study. Multiple studies have shown that the likelihood of dying for people who drink increases as they consume more alcohol. Those same studies have shown that a person's...

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