history of alcoholism

Boozing aggravates sleeping problems more in women than men

February 16th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study from University of Michigan has found that intoxication from alcohol can increase feelings of sleepiness while at the same time disrupt actual sleep measures in ... Read more...

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Risk for alcoholism linked to obesity risk: Study

December 31st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Scientists have revealed in a new study that those at risk for alcoholism are also at an increased risk for obesity.Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in ... Read more...

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Depressed kids prefer intense taste of sweetness

February 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Blame both family history of alcoholism and a child's own reports of depression for his or her response to intense sweet taste, says new research. "We know that ... Read more...

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Strong ’sweet tooth’ in kids linked to alcoholism, depression

February 11th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Children with an extra-sweet tooth may be depressed or at higher risk of alcohol problems in adulthood, researchers say.According to scientists at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, certain ... Read more...

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Hasselhoff hospitalised after suffering seizure

November 29th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star David Hasselhoff was admitted to a hospital Nov 27 after suffering a seizure. Imdb.com reports, the star's daughter, Hayley, called emergency services when her father fell ... Read more...

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Genetics predict relapse risk among alcohol-dependent patients

February 4th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with post-treatment relapse among alcohol-dependent patients.In the new study, research team has found a link between the Val66Met (rs6265) polymorphism ... Read more...

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Family history of alcoholism puts you at strong risk of becoming an alcoholic too

June 2nd, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington , June 2 (ANI): By studying first-, second- and third-degree relatives instead of just one parent, researchers found that people who have a solid family history of alcoholism are most ... Read more...

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I didn’t think I would pass 30: Kristin Davis

May 28th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (IANS) "Sex and the City" actress Kristin Davis feared she would die before she turned 30 because she was an alcoholic. Thesun.co.uk reports that the 43-year-old revealed her family ... Read more...

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Protein that may be cause of alcohol dependence identified

May 3rd, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): According to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, an analysis of brain tissue samples from chronic alcoholics reveals changes that occur at the molecular level ... Read more...

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