heavy drinkers

Sustained drinking may lead to early stroke: New study


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) People taking three or more alcoholic drinks in daily life may be at a higher risk of stroke earlier in life than those who do not ... Read more...

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Elderly Britons hitting the bottle on the rise


September 7th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A new British study has found a growing number of elderly people visiting hospitals due to alcohol-related injuries than young drinkers.Last year's toll of 205,800 over-65s ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking negates recovery from trauma


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) Heavy drinkers not only face a higher risk of car accidents and domestic violence, but alcohol also actually rewires the brain, negating recovery from a traumatic ... Read more...

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Brain activity predicts heavy drinking by teenagers


August 8th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Specific patterns of brain activity can tell which teenagers are at risk of becoming problem drinkers later on.Using special MRI scans, researchers looked at 40 teenagers ... Read more...

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‘Moderate drinking during pregnancy doesn’t harm baby’


June 20th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Pregnant women can have a glass or two of alcoholic beverages daily without harming their child, says a new Danish study. Popular belief has it that ... Read more...

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A few pegs can produce sense of euphoria


January 16th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Drinking alcohol releases endorphins in areas of the brain that produce feelings of euphoria.Endorphins are compounds produced naturally in the brain, triggered by exercise, consumption of ... Read more...

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Moderate drinking can cut asthma risk


September 26th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Drinking not more than six units of alcohol a week can cut the risk of asthma.Researchers from Bispebjerg Hospital in Denmark led by Sofie Lieberoth examined ... Read more...

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Binge drinking affects female teens negatively


July 17th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Female teens may be particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of binge drinking.Heavy alcohol use has been linked with diminishing mental processes among both adults and ... Read more...

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Heavy drinkers may lose driving licence for life in China


April 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Driving drunk in China is likely to cause serious repercussions for offenders, with the authorities contemplating a maximum penalty of revoking their licences for life in ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking during pregnancy ‘ups premature birth risk’


April 11th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Previous studies have linked alcohol consumption during pregnancy to an increased risk of miscarriage, premature birth, and low birth weight.But how much alcohol can a woman safely ... Read more...

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Alcohol ‘can make you happy or sad depending on your genetic make-up’


April 5th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that drinking alcohol can make you happy or sad depending on your genetic make-up.Scientists from the University of Chicago have discovered that some ... Read more...

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Alcohol addiction more likely among those it peps up


April 5th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Alcohol cheers some people while it pushes others into depression. This could predict who is likely to have a problem with drinks - those who get ... Read more...

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New help in abstaining from alcohol


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Alcoholism is a tough addiction to kick. But new research is trying to devise ways to turn around the attraction to alcohol into avoidance behaviour.Heavy drinkers ... Read more...

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Cognitive-bias modification to help alcoholics stay sober


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Dutch and German psychologists have developed a short-term regime that promises to help alcoholics stay sober.Heavy drinkers tend to behave impulsively in response to temptation. Their 'reflective', ... Read more...

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Alcohol ups risk of coronary artery disease in Chinese men


December 10th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A Chinese study has suggested that moderate-to-heavy alcohol consumption increases angiographically significant coronary artery disease.Among a large number of Chinese men presenting with chest pain or EKG changes, ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking improves your mood


December 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Many smokers reach for a cigarette to ease their anxiety during stressful periods. But US researchers have found that quitting smoking makes people happier, and the effect lasts ... Read more...

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Moderate alcohol intake may benefit kidney transplant patients


November 19th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A study has pointed out that moderate alcohol consumption among kidney transplant recipients appears to reduce one's risk of developing diabetes and dying prematurely.The study, which was led ... Read more...

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Kiwi docs ask alcoholics to keep boozing!


November 7th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 07 (ANI): Doctors in New Zealand are telling the alcoholics to continue boozing as they do not have enough acute detoxification beds to help them get rid of the condition.A ... Read more...

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New compounds may effectively treat both alcohol, cigarette addictions


November 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Alcohol and nicotine dependence can be treated simultaneously with the help of two new compounds, says a research.Researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at ... Read more...

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Heavy drinkers cut intake over time, but still drink more than average adult


October 31st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that heavy drinkers may reduce the amount of alcohol they consume over a period of years but are not likely to go down ... Read more...

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Heavy, not modest, drinkers’ babies more likely to have birth defects


October 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has found that babies born to women who drink heavily during their first trimester of pregnancy are more likely to have birth defects, compared to ... Read more...

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Study-abroad students increase alcohol consumption


October 11th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): New research from University of Washington has revealed that studying abroad is more like a prolonged spring break for some students - it can be months with fewer ... Read more...

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Sydney women are the most stressed in Australia: Study


October 10th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 10 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women in New South Wales are the most stressed as well as the heaviest drinkers in the country.Australia's Biggest Health Check, conducted ... Read more...

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Live longer with three glasses of alcohol


September 9th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Three glasses of alcohol a day will help you live longer, according to a study. The 20-year study reveals men and women who drink moderately are more likely to ... Read more...

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Britain’s youngest female double murderer jailed for life


September 8th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): A teenage girl in Britain, who became the youngest female double murderer after she killed her dad and a woman when she was just 15, has been jailed ... Read more...

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Non-drinkers die sooner than heavy drinkers: Study


September 1st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 01 (ANI): Want to live a few years longer? Well, then start drinking, for a new study suggests that non-drinkers die sooner than heavy drinkers. Moderate drinkers, however, fair the ... Read more...

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Heavy Drinkers Live Longer - Say Study Results


August 31st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental’ studies point out the fact that heavy drinkers do live longer than the ones who drink moderately or even abstain ... Read more...

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Moderate Drinkers Live Longer, Study Reveals


August 31st, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If a drink or two in the evening is something of a normal routine for you, then chances are high that you would outlive your friends ... Read more...

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A peg or two is good for you (Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Downing a peg or two a day could be good for you and give you a longer life than teetotalers, new research in the United States has found. Researchers ... Read more...

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Peg or two can help you hang on there for more years


August 31st, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Downing a peg or two could be good for you and give you a longer life than teetotalers. Researchers have found that good health among older people was linked ... Read more...

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Youths who drink wine at family meals less likely to become heavy drinkers


August 20th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that youths whose parents allowed them to have alcohol with meals while they were growing up are less likely to develop harmful drinking ... Read more...

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Alcohol taxes can reduce death rates among chronic heavy drinkers


August 10th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Adjusting the alcohol tax in Florida to account for inflation since 1983 would prevent 600 to 800 deaths each year in the state from diseases caused by chronic ... Read more...

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Guzzling colleagues mean longer working hours for you: Study


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 2 (ANI): Remember having to fill in for your colleague who drank too much last night and couldn't come to work the next day?A new survey has revealed that ... Read more...

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Alcoholic workers costing Australia $400 mn


August 1st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 1 (IANS) Colleagues of heavy drinkers in Australia are being forced to do extra work to cover up for their alcoholic co-workers, and this extra labour is costing the economy ... Read more...

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Behavioural economic analysis may help understand craving for booze


July 15th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Behavioural economic analysis may lead to an improved understanding of craving for alcohol and other drugs, suggests new research.This method of studying how craving alters the way ... Read more...

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