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Bad parenting linked to drinking


August 29th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) The style of parenting is one of the strongest influences on how much alcohol a child will drink as a teenager and young adult, a new ... Read more...

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Binge drinking leads to brain damage


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) It's considered a rite of passage among young people -- acting out their independence through heavy, episodic drinking. But a new study says binge drinking among ... Read more...

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Research shows that teenage girls aged 16 get drunk more often than boys


March 9th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has identified that 16-year-old girls are getting drunk more than boys of the same age.The researchers claim that the results do not mean girls ... Read more...

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Parents important for keeping teens off alcohol


March 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Parents can play an important role in preventing teenagers from consuming large quantities of alcohol, according to a new thesis.It said that adolescents who smoke, stay out ... Read more...

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Brit girls as young as 11 are binge drinking as much as boys


January 29th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A survey has found that British girls as young as 11 are binge drinking as much as boys.According to the NHS figures, those who use alcohol are knocking ... Read more...

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1 in 6 Brits has sworn off alcohol


January 28th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Alcohol consumption may not be as popular in Britain as previously thought, according to new official figures, which revealed that one in six Brits has now sworn off ... Read more...

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People with highest salaries in UK are also binge drinkers


December 17th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): In UK, those with the highest salaries are also the biggest drinkers.Figures from the NHS Information Centre reveal that hitting the bottle nearly every night is no ... Read more...

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Binge drinking linked to coronary heart disease


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the pattern of drinking affects the relation of alcohol intake to coronary heart disease.The study found that French drink more than the ... Read more...

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Binge drinking doubles heart attack risk


November 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Binge drinkers are at twice the risk of a heart attack than those who consume the same amount but spread it over a week. Researchers, led by ... Read more...

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Binge drinkers at ‘higher risk of heart disease’


November 24th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has indicated that Belfast's binge drinking culture could be behind the country's high rates of heart disease.The study, which compares drinking patterns of middle aged ... Read more...

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Binge drinking, BP a deadly combo


August 20th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): If you have high blood pressure, binge drinking may severely increase your risk of dying from a stroke or heart disease, according to a South Korean studyCompared ... Read more...

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Teen binge drinkers at risk of future bone fractures


July 13th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Binge-drinking teenagers may be at risk of future osteoporosis and bone fractures, a new study says. Osteoporosis is a condition that is linked with fractures.A new Loyola University ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver says UK’s “idiot” binge-drinkers should be fined


April 10th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): British TV chef Jamie Oliver has blasted binge-drinkers calling them "idiots" who should be fined by the Government for the burden they lay on the National Health Service.Oliver, ... Read more...

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No booze for under-15s, UK chief doc tells parents


December 17th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 17 (ANI): Children under 15 should not drink alcohol at all, while those below 18 should not consume it more than one day a week, according to a British expert.The ... Read more...

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Smooth ride home for Bangalore’s pub drinkers


December 11th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 11 (IANS) Binge drinkers at Bangalore pubs can now get a safe ride home after some hectic partying, that too for free! Having realised that mere appeals to party revellers not ... Read more...

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Diplomats target binge drinkers in the Alps


December 10th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) The British foreign ministry has launched a campaign to persuade Britons to stop drinking heavily while on skiing holidays in the French Alps. "There has been an increase in ... Read more...

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Young men who believe happiness declines with age more likely to binge drink


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Young men who believe that ageing is associated with a decline in happiness are more likely to engage in risky health behaviours such as binge drinking, according to ... Read more...

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Binge drinking gives men a bigger beer belly than regular tipple


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Five pints of beer in an evening can have greater effect on men's waist size than a regular tipple, suggests a British study.The researchers found that men who ... Read more...

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How binge drinking affects attention and working memory


August 12th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A new study on young Spanish university students has shown that binge drinkers expend more attentional effort to complete a given task, and that they also have problems ... Read more...

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Risky behaviour in sex workers’ clients heightens HIV risk


July 11th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Half the male clients of sex workers in Mexico's Tijuana - a place with a thriving sex industry and a popular destination for US and foreign sex tourists ... Read more...

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Higher drinking age significantly reduces binge drinking


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A study has revealed that there has been a substantial reduction in binge drinking among people of all ages, except college students, ever since the national drinking age ... Read more...

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Media professionals are the biggest binge drinkers in UK


May 25th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): People who work in media, publishing and entertainment sectors are the heaviest drinkers in UK, according to a survey by the Department of Health.Media professionals consume an average ... Read more...

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Binge drinking harms teens’ brains


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): In a study on adolescent binge drinkers, scientists have found that even rare consumption of large doses of alcohol during youth may compromise the coherence of the brain's ... Read more...

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Drinking heavily every day increases liver disease risk


March 19th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): People who drink alcohol every day are at a greater risk of developing liver disease than binge drinkers, according to a study.The study has revealed that the ... Read more...

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Alcohol gives men’’s sexual performance a boost


January 25th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): Australian scientists have given men the perfect reason to drink: alcohol improves performance in the bedroom.According to News.com.au, the boffins believe that the latest finding will reassure ... Read more...

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Binge drinking can lead to long-term brain damage


December 29th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): While binge drinkers are already known to be at increased risk of accidents, violence and engaging in unprotected sex, it has now emerged that only a few ... Read more...

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Women who binge drink indulge more in unsafe sexual practices (Re-issue)


September 7th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): Women, who binge drink are more likely to indulge in unsafe sexual practices, and so are at an increased risk of having sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according ... Read more...

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Binge drinking, college environment linked


July 12th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Heavy drinking was found to be common in college environments that have a strong drinking culture, few alcohol control policies and weak enforcement of existing policies. These findings ... Read more...

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Binge drinking culture blamed on copying pals drunken antics


June 24th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Binge drinking culture might have nothing to do with moral decline or the availability of cheap drink, but just to copying pals drunken antics, according to a ... Read more...

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Legally intoxicated, yet binge drinkers think they can still drive


May 12th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Northern Kentucky University has shown that binge drinkers have a disconnect between assessing their driving abilities and reality.The study conducted among ... Read more...

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Binge drinking as a teen could damage memory for years to come


April 4th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
London, April 4 (ANI): Teens who binge drink are at a risk of turning absent-minded and forgetful for years to come, because of the harm alcohol is doing to their brains, ... Read more...

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Brit teens downing 177 pints of beer a year


March 28th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
London, March 28 (ANI): More than a quarter of 15 and 16-year-old Brits binge drink every week, downing at least 44 bottles of wine or 177 pints of beer a year, ... Read more...

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Boozy Brits sink 37 bottles of whiskey a year


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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Middle class tipplers as bad as binge drinkers


November 14th, 2007 - 2:19 am ICT by admin
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“Excessive booze benders may result in ‘muffin tops’ and ‘bad skin’,” warns Scottish drive


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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