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Women Drink More After Marriage, Men After Divorce
2012-08-23 06:02:19

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Cincinnati recently found that marriage can increase middle-aged women´s drinking rate, while lowering men´s drinking rate. The study also discovered that men tended to drink more after going through a divorce. The study examined a general group of people and found that the drinking pattern will depend on the individual. “Marriage and divorce have different consequences for...

Acetaldehyde Carcinogen In Alcohol
2012-08-23 05:45:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Evidence was revealed Wednesday at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society that alcohol could perhaps have a carcinogenic substance in it that causes cancer. Silvia Balbo of Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota said at the press conference redOrbit attended that the results of the study are the first to provide evidence that alcohol has carcinogenic effects on living humans. The...

2012-08-20 11:54:35

New research examining relationships and the use of alcohol finds that while a long-term marriage appears to curb men's drinking, it's associated with a slightly higher level of alcohol use among women. The study, led by the University of Cincinnati (UC), will be presented at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Based on survey data and interviews, the authors revealed that married men reported consuming the lowest number of drinks, compared with single,...

Resveratrol In Red Wine Can Help Prevent Falls
2012-08-20 06:22:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A substance found in red wine could help prevent mobility issues and reduce the risk of life-threatening falls amongst senior citizens, researchers announced during a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) on Sunday. Lead researcher Dr. Jane E. Cavanaugh of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and colleagues say that resveratrol, a molecule found in the alcoholic beverage, could help older Americans live safer,...

Blood Type May Affect Risk Of Heart Disease
2012-08-15 09:06:13

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently discovered that people who have blood type A, B, or AB could be at higher risk for developing coronary heart disease as compared to people who have blood type O. The study´s findings are published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, a journal under the American Heart Association. The scientists determined that people with rare blood type AB, the blood type seen in only seven percent of...

2012-08-12 08:18:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports Taking a daily dose of aspirin can help fight off stomach, esophageal or colorectal cancer, claims a new study published in the latest edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. In a study of more than 100,000 healthy individuals who were placed on a daily low-dose aspirin regiment, researchers with the American Cancer Society in Atlanta discovered that the painkilling drug can reduce the risk of developing cancer and slow the spread of...

Heavy Drinking In Teens May Be Predicted By Brain Activity
2012-08-09 11:07:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to a study in the September issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, heavy drinking is known to affect the developing brains in teenagers. Certain brain activity patterns also help predict which kids are at risk of becoming problem drinkers. Researchers used special MRI scans to look at 40 teenagers between the ages of 12 to 16 who had not yet started to drink. They scanned them again after following them...

Pregnant Women Continue To Drink Alcohol Despite The Risks
2012-07-20 13:30:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has long been known that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can hinder fetal brain development, and now a government health survey has found that one in 13 women (7.6 percent) drink when they are carrying and some even go on binges, further risking the development of their unborn child. The survey found that older, more sophisticated US women are much more likely to tip up that glass of wine while pregnant than their younger,...

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