Tag: "drinks" at medical news
...n, says Dr. Shipley. "As the availability of soft drinks
increase so does the amount of erosion in our popu...Sherwood, DDS. Acids found in common foods: Soft drinks
- Phosphoric acid Fruit and fruit products - Citric and malic acids Fermented products (yogurt) - ...
Energy and sports drinks attack enamel
Sports beverages and energy drinks
appeal to people who maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, the same drinks
that claim to recharge the body after a workout could cause more irreversible damage to teeth than s...
Genes for alcohol consumption identified
... that the amount of beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks
that people regularly consume, and possibly an individual's susceptibility to addiction, may be related to differences in genetic make-up. Lead researcher Dr Marcus Munaf, at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, said: "Ou...
Explosion of child obesity predicted to shorten us life expectancy
... the past 40 years, fast food, junk food, and soft drinks
have become a prominent part of the landscape. Foo...chools have become purveyors of fast food and soft drinks
through contracts with the food and beverage industry that help fund school programs -- even as they...
Malt liquor beers, and the people who drink them, are different
...ntly higher rates of daily or near daily drinking, drinks
per day on drinking days, and daily average alcohol consumption; MLB drinkers were also more likely to smoke while drinking, drink with same-sex friends, and drink outdoors. 'The drinking levels we observed among MLB consumers were on average higher ...
Ten-minute emergency room intervention for problem drinkers
...ful drinking. Hazardous is defined as more than 14 drinks
per week and four per occasion for men; seven drinks
per week or more than three per occasion for women, and seven drinks
per week and more than one drin...
Regular cannabis may increase risk of stroke in young users
...ble amount of cannabis combined with three or four drinks
at a party. He lost his ability to speak, which was followed, a few hours later, by convulsions. A brain scan revealed one patch of bleeding and another blood clot, but no evidence of narrowed/furred up arteries. He was treated, and recovered. A year...
Study associates alcohol use patterns with Body Mass Index
...s found that BMI was associated with the number of drinks
individuals consumed on the days they drank. Calc...ing patterns. For example, an average volume of 7 drinks
per week could be achieved by consuming 1 drink each day or 7 drinks
on a single day. Average volum...
Using the internet's power and anonymity to reduce problem drinking
...ation] students who used MSB reduced the number of drinks
consumed per day significantly faster than those in the control group." The advancement of computer-based BMIs and access to the internet has reduced the time lag between assessment and feedback. Computerized assessments and algorithms also fac...
Alcohol drinkers three times as likely to die from injury
...at drinkers, defined as anyone who had at least 12 drinks
in the survey year, had a higher risk of dying from each cause of injury when compared to non-drinkers and former drinkers. The greatest increase in risk was for drowning: drinkers were 3.6 times as likely to drown as non-drinkers. The researchers al...
January/February Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ated with injury. Consuming two or three alcoholic drinks
for women or two to four for men caused about 4 percent of all emergency department injury visits in this study, about the same proportion as is caused by alcohol dependence. An even greater proportion of major injuries (between 7.6 and 9.9 percent) ...
Moderate alcohol intake may reduce risk of dementia in older women
... researcher. "Most of these women drank one or two drinks
per day." The researchers used data from the Wome...that women who reported having one or more alcohol drinks
daily scored higher on tests of cognitive function than women who reported drinking less. Cognitive ...
2001-2002 survey finds that many recover from alcoholism
...es their chances of relapse (for men, more than 14 drinks
per week or more than four drinks
on any day; for women, more than 7 drinks
per week or more than three drinks
on any day). "Results ...
Added sugar displaces food groups lowering quality of preschooler diets
...vored drinks, high-fat desserts and cola-type soft drinks
which displace the grain, vegetable, fruit and dairy food groups and lower the quality of their diet, a Penn State study has shown. Dr. Sibylle Kranz, assistant professor of nutritional sciences who led the study, says, "In contrast to other resea...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, Jan. 4, 2005
...vy drinking was defined as consuming more than two drinks
daily; light or moderate drinking was defined as consuming two or less drinks
a day. Moderate drinking of red wine was associated with lower risk for stroke, unlike other for...
Study finds heavy drinking linked to higher stroke risk
...sk for stroke were the men who consumed one or two drinks
on three to four days of the week," says lead auth...men whose average alcohol intake was three or more drinks
per day had a 42 percent higher risk of ischemic stroke (particularly embolic stroke) than did absta...
Drinking without food may set you up for high blood pressure
...bstainers, those who reported having fewer than 12 drinks
in their lifetime or in any one-year period; non-current drinkers, participants having more than 12 drinks
during their lifetime or in any one year but no drinks
during the past 30 days, and current drinkers...
Drinking and spousal abuse by male US Army soldiers
...se classified as the heaviest drinkers (22 or more drinks
per week) were 66 percent more likely to abuse the...ers. In addition, self-reported moderate (8 to 14 drinks
per week) and heavy drinkers (15 to 21 drinks
per week) were three times as likely, and light drinke...
Hiding drugs in food in nursing homes is common
...practice of concealing drugs in patients' food and drinks
is common in nursing homes, claim researchers from Norway in a study published on bmj.com today. And it seems that this practice is not just a Norwegian phenomenon - a British study in 2000 reported that 71% of residential, nursing, and inpatient ...
Prenatal alcohol exposure has effects far beyond fetal alcohol syndrome
...o MAST-positive mothers. For every two additional drinks
consumed by the mother per day during pregnancy, w...en she was younger needs to be warned that, if she drinks
while pregnant, her risk of having an adversely affected child increases as she grows older. This r...
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