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The Condom Conundrum--How Are We Going To Teach Safe Behavior If Parents Are Afraid To Talk To Their Children About Sex?
... something used to sell everything from books and beer
to clothes and makeup. It's a good cheap way for advertisers to get an emotional response," says Morrison. "Our culture expects schools to teach about sex, but different parents have different standards for what their children should or shouldn't kno...
ACS Industry Pavilion Features Chemistry's Cutting Edge
...e world and the brewmasters who make your favorite beer
tasteso good have in common? They're all scientific pioneers whose cutting-edge research has led toprofitable and widely used products with a major impact on our lives. Andthey're among the featured presenters at the American Chemical Societ...
Wine Drinkers May Be At Lower Risk Of Certain Cancers Than Beer Or Spirits Drinkers
...port that a moderate intake of wine is better than beer
or spirits, which increase the risk of upper diges... cancer than drinkers who have a similar intake of beer
or spirits. They suggest that this may be due to the presence of resveratrol, a substance found in ...
No health protection from alcohol -- but heavy drinkers face risk of stroke
...an 22 units a week - the equivalent of 11 pints of beer
a week or half a bottle of wine a day. This study measured a wide range of socioeconomic variables and other factors, such as smoking habits, which could affect results. Unlike other studies that found a protective effect of alcohol for coronary hea...
Hard liquor, not beer or wine, may explain trends in cirrhosis mortality
...l science and lead author of the study. "Excluding beer
and wine and only looking at hard alcohol was a re...nsumption trends, Terris concluded that per capita beer
consumption had noassociation with cirrhosis mortality trends. Since wine contributes onlyone-eight...
Just a spoonful of thiamin?
...n supplementationof alcoholic beverages, primarily beer
(the preferred beverage of many WEpatients). Harper said that "WE diagnosis is probably missed about 80 percent of thetime worldwide." Harper based his comments on thousands of brainautopsies, having found that mammillary bodies are "abnormal" betwe...
How alcohol may harm your baby's brain
...," said West. "For example, drinking four cans of beer
inan hour can cause more damage than drinking six cans of beer
over 12 hours." And even though researchers disagree about the incidence of children who areborn wit...
World's largest scientific society to meet in Cincinnati/northern Kentucky area
...lif., "Consistently Excellent Taste: Controlling beer
flavor today and tomorrow"; Thursday, May 18, 4:05 p.m. University of Cincinnati, professor emeritus, Leland C. Clark Jr. will receive the meeting's 2000 award in chemical sensors at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17. Clark invented the first ...
Underage college drinkers have easy access to alcohol, pay less, and consume more per occasion than older students
...g happy hours, alcohol promotions, and the sale of beer
in kegs. "Areas near college campuses are characterized by a high density of alcohol outlets, intense competition for customers, and high-volume, reduced-price sales," said Wechsler. The practice -- common with fraternities and other campus groups -...
Beer found to contain potent antioxidant
...esearchers have discovered a potent antioxidant in beer
that gives new meaning to the traditional toast: "...ts of hops, you'd have to drink some 450 liters of beer
per day, according to Buhler. The most likely outcome for the research, therefore, is a pill that ca...
Compounds also present in alcoholic beverages may explain chocolate cravings
...emicals discovered in chocolate are found in wine, beer
and liquor, though no connection has been established between compulsive drinking and food addiction, Herraiz said. The combination of the newfound compounds and other chemicals in chocolate could help explain chocolate cravings, he said. Unique pro...
Beer, in moderation, cuts risk of cataracts and heart disease
...idants. That's right, antioxidants! Turns out that beer
- in moderation, of course - is chock-full of heal...an team focused on determining why antioxidants in beer
seem to help reduce the risk of cataracts, especially in diabetics. Vinson investigated beer's benef...
A few drinks a day do no harm to the alcoholic heart
...nt to 1.5 ounces of 86 proof whiskey, 12 ounces of beer
or 4 to 5 ounces of wine. The researchers were surprised by what they found. After one year, those who stopped drinking all showed increased ability to pump blood out of their heart. Dr. Rubin and his colleagues expected that. What they didn't ex...
Alcohol preferences among pregnant Native and African American urban women
... they contain more absolute alcohol per ounce than beer
or wine, respectively. In most surveys on drinkin... not only of the three main beverage types - wine, beer
and spirits - but of the respective products' high-strength classes like malt liquor and fortified w...
Alcohol linked to decreased hypertension risk in young women
...sure, whereas there was a suggestion that moderate beer
drinking led to lower blood pressures. The researchers note that more work needs to be done on this area. "This study suggests that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may be one way to modify a woman's risk of developing high blood pressure," sa...
Scientific society offers development sessions for industrial members
...e (ca. 1300-1200 B.C.), wine (ca. 5400-5000 B.C.), beer
(ca. 3500-3100 B.C.), and the organic remains of funerary feast of King Midas in ancient vessels. Greg Loehr, president, Resin Research and Greg Loehr Surfboards, Indian Harbor Beach, Fla. Sports and materials chemistry: developing innovative mater...
White wine may benefit lungs
...nificant association between total alcohol intake, beer
or liquor and lung function, but we did see a posi...likely to smoke, than people who exclusively drink beer
or other types of alcohol. Its difficult to separate out red and white wine consumption in the Unit...
Modest drinking likely to benefit post-menopausal women
... each lasting three weeks. Men had four glasses of beer
or near-beer with their dinner, served at TNO, while women drank three glasses. Ten days into the drinking phase, HDL-cholesterol levels in subjects' blood samples rose by an average of nearly 7 percent and were up almost 12 percent by the end of the...
Drinking wine may lower risk of dementia
...archers identified the drinking patterns for wine, beer
and liquor of 1,709 people in Copenhagen in the 19...lop dementia. The study also found that occasional beer
drinking was associated with an increased risk of developing dementia. Those who drank beer
Caliente chemistry for Cinco de Mayo
...ople, Cinco de Mayo wouldn't be the same without a beer
to wash down all that food. A study published in t...of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests that a beer
a day helps prevent heart attacks. An Israeli team of chemists showed that heart-healthy changes occ...