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Underage college drinkers have easy access to alcohol, pay less, and consume more per occasion than older students

...udents. However, underage students drink more per occasion than older students: 42 percent had five-or-more drinks compared with 27 percent of the older students, the researchers found. Underaged students were also significantly more likely to experience alcohol-related problems, such as engaging in unplanne...

Study by UBs RIA confirms link between alcohol consumption, work absence

...percent, reported drinking alcohol on at least one occasion during the previous month. Of those who drank, the average number of days of drinking was 8.4. The researchers did not consider what amount or type of alcohol was consumed. They also did not explore drinking on the job or work injury....

Study to consider alcohols role in date rape

...er drinkers -- who drank more than four drinks per occasion at least once a week -- were twice as likely to re...gle, 21 or older, drink at least three drinks per occasion at least once a week, live in the Buffalo area and have participated in the Women 2000 Study....

Heavy drinkers seem to get a bigger 'bang' from alcohol than do light drinkers

...inks weekly, with at least five or more drinks per occasion (4 per occasion for females), one to four times per week. Study participants received either two different doses of...

Comparing screening instruments for alcohol dependence and abuse

...(QF) questions (drinking five or more drinks on an occasion and drinking as often as once a month) were added to the RAPS4, the RAPS4-QF performed significantly better for alcohol abuse, and outperformed CAGE across all gender, ethnic, and service-utilization groups. The RAPS4-QF also appeared to be most sen...

Two major food allergy firsts in North America

...f peanut allergy. AQAA also took advantage of the occasion to launch an ambitious program for the certification of allergen free products. Peanut allergies may be on the rise in Quebec The rationale for the Quebec study was to estimate the prevalence of peanut allergy in an heterogeneous population of Mont...

Capturing airborne pathogens, breath tests for lung cancer

...gle cells, the CLEO/QELS meeting will be the first occasion at which its developers demonstrate its feasibility as a sensor for fast, non-invasive identification of biological agents at the single-cell level. The researchers hope the LTRS sensors will find broad applications for rapidly sensing toxic bioagen...

Abdominal fat, a contributor to heart disease risk, is related to alcohol drinking pattern

...but intensely -- more than 3-4 drinks per drinking occasion -- had the highest measures. However, within all categories of drinking frequency, the number of drinks mattered. In both men and women, the more drinks per drinking day, the higher the abdominal measurement, results showed. "These findings support...

Outpatient pediatric visits good opportunity to help parents quit smoking

...hospitalization for respiratory illness was a good occasion for offering stop-smoking services to parents. One of the current studies was designed to see if outpatient-visit counseling could lead to the same results. During a four-month period, parents or other adults bringing a child to a Children's Hospit...

World Summit on the Information Society

...of participants. The projects singled out on this occasion were: the International Charter of Space and Major Natural Disasters an international charter involving six major space agencies, including ESA, that uses space data and facilities to help organise emergency assistance and/or reconstruction operatio...

Even health-conscious women going without colonoscopy

...are , the researchers suggest that doctors use the occasion of one cancer screening to educate and motivate women to have another. "Women have internalized the public health message that they should go for regular mammograms, and that they should have Pap smears, because that's what normal women do for themse...

Women exposed to frustrating noise stress snack more afterwards

...stopped. "In daily life, people often rise to the occasion to deal with stress," she adds. "The real window of vulnerability may be after the stress is over. For example, women exposed to a week of frustrating job stress could be especially vulnerable to overeating on the weekends." The researchers' resul...

Lennart Nilsson Award

....se . The material will be freely available on the occasion of the LENNART NILSSON AWARD presentation....

Premature infants with lung disease may continue to need replacement substance to ease breathing

...eventy-five percent of the infants on at least one occasion had abnormal surfactant function, and diminished amounts of an important component of surfactant, called surfactant protein B. In addition, these surfactant abnormalities were significantly more likely to occur during periods of respiratory infection...

Penn addictions expert, Charles P. O'Brien, MD, PhD, receives prestigious, international honor

...h paper, The Volkskrant. As is the tradition, the occasion will also include a concert by the Symphony Orchestra of Amsterdam and a presentation by city officials of the new pieces of art purchased by the city this year....

January/February Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...nsumption are more likely to be associated with an occasion of alcohol consumption than with alcohol dependence. In this population-based study of 2,517 patients admitted to three emergency departments between 1998 and 2000, most alcohol-associated injuries occurred in persons who had consumed alcohol during...

Ten-minute emergency room intervention for problem drinkers

...fined 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 drink per occasion for persons over age 65. H...

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