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2011-08-11 21:53:29

A study on the effect of different alcoholic beverages and drinking behaviour on the risk of acute pancreatitis was conducted, using the Swedish Mammography Cohort and Cohort of Swedish Men, to study the association between consumption of spirits, wine and beer and the risk of acute pancreatitis. In total, 84,601 individuals, aged 46-84 years, were followed for a median of 10 years, of whom 513 developed acute pancreatitis. There was a dose"“response association between the amount of...

2011-08-04 13:38:20

Wine and beer do not appear to have the same effect Drinking just one 4cl measure of spirits can increase the risk of an acute attack of pancreatitis, but wine or beer does not appear to have the same effect, according to a study published online by BJS, the British Journal of Surgery. Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden followed 84,601 people from 46 to 84 years of age from the general population in Vastmanland and Uppsala for a median of ten years. During that time 513...

2011-08-02 16:39:13

Upper aero-digestive tract cancers (UADT), especially those of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx, are often referred to as alcohol-related cancers as it has been shown repeatedly that heavy drinkers, in particular, are at increased risk. The combination of heavy alcohol use and cigarette smoking is the key factor in increasing the risk of these cancers. A distinguished group of scientists from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRAC).evaluated the role of alcohol and tobacco...

2011-07-30 00:01:05

An all-natural pill is helping consumers safely fight aging. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 The Gainesville Sun has done it. So has AARP, the Mayo Clinic, the Daily Glow, Fox 10 WALA TV, and over ten thousand other legitimate news sources. Done what? Covered the various scientifically proven benefits offered in Resveratrol. As a result, Proleva is Announcing its very own branded fountain of youth! Proleva recently launched a health awareness campaign, in which the company is making...

2011-07-28 12:42:00

Farming, growing up on a farm, and hematological cancer mortality Growing up on a livestock farm seems to be linked to an increased risk of developing blood cancers as an adult, indicates research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The risk of developing a blood cancer was three times as high for those who had grown up on a poultry farm, the study shows. Previous research has suggested that farmers are at increased risk of blood cancers, the possible explanations for...

2011-07-19 15:23:15

A group of French scientists (from the Unit of Research on Nutritional Epidemiology, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Bobigny, France; the French Institute for Prevention and Health Education, St. Denis, France; and the French National Cancer Institute) have published a paper in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) on guidelines for drinking and the relation of alcohol to cancer. They conclude that:     * Guidelines for sensible drinking are based...

2011-07-19 12:39:44

A nationwide study confirms that binge drinking has reached epidemic proportions in China and argues that efforts to tackle the problem must address the country's unique drinking culture. In this study, published online today in the journal Addiction, binge drinking was defined as consuming 50g or more pure alcohol in one day for men (about five 330ml tins of beer), and 40g or more for women. The study found that of the almost 50,000 people surveyed across China, 55.6% of men and 15% of women...

2011-07-18 14:00:10

    * A low level of response (LR) to alcohol is one of several genetically influenced characteristics that may increase an individual's risk for heavy drinking and alcohol problems.    * A new study has examined the LR model of risk among adolescents in the United Kingdom.    * Findings indicate that a low LR is related to more adverse alcohol outcomes through partial mediation by peer substance use, positive expectancies of the effects of...

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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,...

2011-07-11 20:24:31

Current alcohol consumption guidelines are inadequate for the prevention of cancer and new international guidelines are needed, states an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110363.pdf. Guidelines in some countries are not currently based on evidence for long-term harm. Most guidelines are based on studies that assessed the short-term effects of alcohol, such as social and psychological issues and hospital...


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