Tag: "alcohol" at medical news
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
... part oftheir ongoing study of ways to measure how alcohol
consumption affectsspeech. The current project is ...re sober, moderatelyintoxicated (.05 percent blood alcohol
level) and highly intoxicated(.10 percent blood alcohol
level or higher, considered legally drunk in...
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...ngs result from the combined action ofcocaine with alcohol
and marijuana. Alcohol can boost the effects of co...ost of the crack-smoking women in the study abused alcohol
andmarijuana. The Brown study injects clear-cut evidence into a two-decade-old medicaldebate over wh...
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
...terventions included minimumdrinking age and blood alcohol
concentration laws, curfews anddelayed licensure laws. Graduated licensing (experience andcompetency are rewarded with more driving freedom until a full,unrestricted license is obtained) also was found effective inreducing risky driving behavior," sa...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
... vicious cycles of stress-eating,over-indulging in alcohol
, cigarette smoking and other unhealthy habits." But McEwen's advice comes with a caveat: exercise won't help everyonewithout also dealing with other factors in their lives. "Numerousstudies show that the lower down you are on the socioeconomic scal...
Mice Free Of Anxiety By A Deficient Stress Hormone Receptor--A Hint For A NewTherapeutic Regimen In The Treatment Of Depression And Anxiety
...ed to forcedalcohol consumption and, subsequently, alcohol
withdrawal conditions, theyexhibit enhanced anxiog...eficient mice showedless anxiogenic behavior under alcohol
withdrawal then wild-type mice. Thus byeliminating CRHR1 functions, anxiogenic behavior can be manip...
Dying To Quit: Why We Smoke And How We Stop
...e interconnections between nicotine, caffeine, and alcohol
and the link between nicotine and more severe psychological disturbances such as depression and schizophrenia. She also offers some surprising truths about the 'gains and losses' associated with smoking, citing studies that indicate that a weight gai...
Unhealthy Lifestyles Not Primary Cause Of High Mortality Rates
... four behavioral risk factors---cigarette smoking, alcohol
consumption, physical activity and weight. Lantz and her colleagues examined the impact of education, income and these health behaviors on the risk of dying in the next 7.5 years in a national sample of 3,617 adults who were first interviewed in 198...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
...rugs account for only a handful of deathsannually, alcohol
50,000 and tobacco 400,000," he wrote. Scientific research on fetal and childhood development also neglectstobacco studies, wrote Slotkin, with cocaine the subject of three to four timesthe number of published research papers as nicotine. ...
Athletes, Fraternity Men Are Top Drinkers
...ale college athletes consume about 50 percent more alcohol
than their counterparts who don't participate in i...rs consumed. "Team leaders appear to abuse alcohol
to a somewhat greater extent than their teammates," Meilman says. "One would hope that they could s...
Study Finds St. John's Wort Can Cut Alcohol Consumption
...y mouthand then gave them free access to water and alcohol
for 24 hours," the scientistsaid. "We then measured their alcohol
intake every two hours, and found thatthose receiving the compound drank less, about 50 percent less...
Answers To Access, Adherence And Tolerance Of Protease Inhibitors
...r thosepatients who have active substance abuse or alcohol
problems, says another studyStone will present Wednesday, July 1. Although they can stick to treatment, women, minorities and patients with lesseducation are less likely to be offered potent drug cocktails containingprotease inhibitors, according to ...
UCSF Researchers Seeing Increased Rates Of Unprotected Sex Among San Francisco
...questions about their HIVstatus, sexual behaviors, alcohol
and drug use, their thoughts and feelingsabout the AIDS epidemic and their last instance of unprotected intercourse. The researchers found that in 1996, 51 percent of respondents had eitherinsertive or receptive unprotected anal intercourse, up from ...
Wine Drinkers May Be At Lower Risk Of Certain Cancers Than Beer Or Spirits Drinkers
...known that there seems to be a strong link between alcohol
intake and cancers of the upper digestive tract, b...cinogenic effect of alcohol. But does the type of alcohol
we drink make a difference? In this week's BMJ Dr Morten Gronbaek from the Copenhagen Centre for Pr...
Electronic Nose Inspects Cheese, Hints At Human Sense Of Smell
... sample contains one compound such as alcohol
in high concentrations, then the machine's sensitivity for other compounds goes down," said Harper. An endowment from the dairy industry of Ohio funded this ...
Altered Brain Chemistry In Bulimia Nervosa Patients Persists After Recovery, According To UPMC Researchers
...ression, anxiety,obsessive-compulsive disorder and alcohol
or other substance abuse. Thoughresearchers know the symptoms and effects of bulimia, the exact causes of thedisorder have yet to be uncovered. Because malnutrition associated with eating disorders affects brain chemistry,Dr. Kaye and his colleagues...
...with on-road motor vehicles. The authors note that alcohol
intoxication, lack of helmet use, and the limiteddevelopment of trails contribute to the high risk of injury and death....
Cancer Added To Hangover Headaches
...cancers. The new research suggests that"prolonged alcohol
intake beyond the capacity of detoxification of ac... Thework seems to support previous studies linking alcohol
consumption to cancers ofthe esophagus, larynx, and liver. In addition to alcohol
In Battle For Attention, Left Side Of Brain Wins Over The Right, UF Researchers Find
...in injury or who maybe impaired neurologically--by alcohol
consumption, for example. "Several years ago, we met a patient who had had a stroke who told usone of her major concerns was that she veered when she drove," said Barrett,explaining the study's origins. "She noticed that when there were people onthe ...
First Evidence Found Of Link Between Gum Disease And High Alcohol Consumption, Low Dietary Antioxidants
...om thefull sample. Persons who reported consuming alcohol
from any source weredivided into four groups based...etachment from underlyingbone. Linking the data on alcohol
consumption and attachment level showed adirect dose-response relationship between the amount of alc...
News Tips Thursday, March 25, 1999
... Ph.: 214-706-1173. 11:15 a.m. -- #P43 --While alcohol
consumption is known to reduce the risk ofheart at... help explain this paradox. Researchers found that alcohol
in moderation, up to 20 grams/day (approximately2 typical drinks) did not raise PAI-1; only higher l...
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