Tag: "drinkers" at medical news
Malt liquor beers, and the people who drink them, are different
...er containers, and are priced lower by volume. MLB drinkers
are more likely to be homeless, unemployed, receiv...inical & Experimental Research has found that MLB drinkers
are more likely to be homeless, unemployed, receive public assistance, and tend to drink more alcoho...
Binge drinking can impair both mood and cognitive performance
...years of age) and healthy moderate-to-heavy social drinkers
to answer numerous questions about their alcohol a...ance tasks. Those individuals identified as binge drinkers
reported less-positive moods than did non-binge drinkers. In addition, female binge drinkers
Ten-minute emergency room intervention for problem drinkers
...ccessfully trained in two hours to counsel problem drinkers
in a 10-minute intervention, according to a study ...rink per occasion for persons over age 65. Harmful drinkers
are those patients who are in the emergency room directly as a result of their drinking. The interv...
Medication helps alcoholics control drinking
...rosate, open the door to new treatment options for drinkers
who aren't yet ready to face total abstinence. Naltrexone, which is not addictive, "should be accepted as a short-term treatment for alcoholism," say authors Dr. Manit Srisurapanont and Dr. Ngamwong Jarusuraisin of Thailand's Chiang Mai University....
Studies examine coffee drinking and risk of liver and colorectal cancers
...0,000 people over 10 years, but among daily coffee drinkers
the rate was 214.6 cases per 100,000 people. In ad...ion may be due to differences in lifestyle because drinkers
of decaffeinated coffee might be more health conscious in their behaviors than those who consume caf...
Study associates alcohol use patterns with Body Mass Index
...y weight, the current study looked only at current drinkers
who had never smoked. Results of previous examinat...s. It is possible that, in the long-term, frequent drinkers
may compensate for energy derived from alcohol by eating less, but even infrequent alcohol-related o...
Using the internet's power and anonymity to reduce problem drinking
...ly pull from these common elements. In fact, many drinkers
seem to prefer this format. It's a way to save face, and drinkers
can begin to look at their drinking in a private and nonjudgmental way." Symposium presenters at the...
Alcohol's damaging effects on adolescent brain function
...s "blackouts," are particularly common among young drinkers
and may be at least in part due to disrupted neural plasticity in the hippocampus, which is centrally involved in the formation of autobiographical memories. The symposium concluded that many serious adult mental disorders have their onset during ...
Alcohol drinkers three times as likely to die from injury
... to die from injury as are non-drinkers and former drinkers
of alcohol, according to new research from the Cen...s. The greatest increase in risk was for drowning: drinkers
were 3.6 times as likely to drown as non-drinkers. The researchers also learned that female drinkers...
Wine drinkers live longer than beer guzzlers
...rnal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis determined that drinkers
of wine benefit from its cardio-protective effects...hat any alcohol, in light to moderate intake, puts drinkers
at lower risk for cardiovascular disease and death than non-drinkers. "It is also known from a numbe...
2001-2002 survey finds that many recover from alcoholism
...portions of abstainers (18.2 percent) and low-risk drinkers
(17.7 percent). The analysis is based on data from...hol abuse), and 11.8 percent are asymptomatic risk drinkers
with no symptoms but whose consumption increases their chances of relapse (for men, more than 14 dri...
Study finds heavy drinking linked to higher stroke risk
...chool of Public Health (HSPH) has found that heavy drinkers
-- men who consume an average of three or more alc...The study also found that while light and moderate drinkers
appear to be at neither greater risk nor greater advantage than abstainers when it comes to ischemic...
Drinking without food may set you up for high blood pressure
...l flows more freely than usual, a new study alerts drinkers
that a habit of drinking outside of meals may be s...oholic beverage during the past 30 days. Current drinkers
were divided into categories depending on how often they drank: less than weekly, weekly non-daily; ...
Drinking and spousal abuse by male US Army soldiers
...nkers. Put another way, women who live with heavy drinkers
are more likely to be victims of IPV. Furthermore, women who are themselves heavy drinkers
are also more likely to be victims of IPV, though it is not always clear whether their heavy drinkin...
Heavy, lifetime alcohol users may be toasting metabolic syndrome
...n's Scientific Sessions 2004. The study found that drinkers
in the highest category of intensity have a 60 per... an average of six drinks per drinking day. These drinkers
are at 60 percent greater risk for metabolic syndrome than the lowest intensity drinkers. The lowes...
Heavy drinking raises the risk of early death after heart attack
...-- the study defined this as binge drinking. Binge drinkers
had a 73 percent higher death rate after their heart attacks compared to non-binging patients in the study. Survivors who binged during the year prior to their heart attack were 1.91 times more likely than those who drank moderately to die of any ca...
College students mandated to take alcohol interventions: what works
...end to comprise a disproportionate number of heavy drinkers
and alcohol abusers, yet few studies have examined these students or the effectiveness of the sanctions they receive. Four presentations given during a symposium at the June 2003 Research Society on Alcoholism meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida rev...
Green and black tea polyphenols consumption results in slower prostate cancer cell growth
...polyamine to the total polyphenol content, the tea drinkers
showed a significant negative correlation - the more tea components in the tissue, the less of the polyamines associated with malignancy. And when the scientists measured the proliferation of prostate cancer cells, there was a significant decrease in...
Missed alcohol diagnoses in hospital patients
...duals who identified themselves as current alcohol drinkers
met standard diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorders," explained Dr. Smothers. "We then were able to estimate that almost 2 million people admitted to general hospitals in the United States in 1994 met established criteria for a current alcoho...
Environmental and dietary influences on cancer risk
...ave identified a genetic variant that places heavy drinkers
who smoke at a much higher risk of oral cancer than their counterparts. According to a Boston-based study, heavy alcohol consumption accompanied by smoking resulted in a 12-fold higher risk of head and neck squamous cell cancer among this popula...
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