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Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...non-acculturated Hispanics to report current binge drinking
and more than three times as likely to report drinking
continuously for days in a row without sobering up, also known as bender drinking. When people im...
To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study
... 2007 Part of an ongoing study into the impact of drinking
milk after heavy weightlifting has found that milk...nt amount of energy, which was roughly the same as drinking
600 to 700 milliliters of a typical sports drink. Upon the studys conclusion, researchers found t...
Fine as North Dakota wine
...ine was an inexpensive Charles Shaw wine. Those drinking
what they thought was California wine, rated the wine and food as tasting better, and ate 11% more of their food. They were also more likely to make return reservations. It comes down to expectations. If you think a wine will taste good, it will ...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...g, cholesterol, statin drugs, smoking, chlorinated drinking
water and exposure to residential radon. The authors said their intent is not to offer medical advice but to show readers another way to evaluate health risks. In the books foreword, Jared L. Cohon, president of Carnegie Mellon University, says Rif...
Brief motivational interviews work best long term for college students sent to alcohol counseling
...at the effects of brief motivational interviews on drinking
problems are still apparent 15 months after initia...lation. "Students in both groups reduced their drinking
and related problems between the baseline assessment and the four-month follow-up," said White, "and...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
on college campuses across America is a pervasive problem. New findings link "thirsty Thursday" drinking
with the presence and timing of Friday classes. Study authors recommend early classes - before 10 a...
Smoking may interfere with alcoholics' neurocognitive recovery during abstinence
...ning than non-smokers when they are still actively drinking
or after a short period of sobriety. However, it was unknown if non-smoking alcoholics and alcoholics who continued to smoke during abstinence would show comparable levels of recovery after a sustained period of sobriety, he said. Study authors ...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
..., it has been estimated that the costs of underage drinking
in the U.S. are as much as $61.9 billion annually in medical costs, lost life years, and lost productivity. Little research has addressed the social provision of alcohol, added Toomey. One of the challenges is that there are several types of soci...
International Workshop on Cities, Science and Sustainability
...clude (but will not be limited to): access to safe drinking
water, sanitation, reducing air pollution, improving housing and construction, reducing crime, improving energy, access to healthcare, land use planning, transport, greening urban spaces, creating jobs in sustainable-development, waste disposal, etc....
Study examines characteristics of female high school students who report steroid use
...en pregnant drink and drive or have ridden with a drinking
driver carry a weapon have been in a fight on school property in the past year have feelings of sadness or hopelessness almost every day for at least two weeks have attempted suicide More than two-thirds of the teen girls surveyed reported tr...
Female teen steroid use not limited to athletes
...en pregnant; drink and drive or have ridden with a drinking
driver; carry a weapon; have been in a fight on school property; have feelings of sadness or hopelessness almost every day for at least two weeks; and have attempted suicide. Those reporting anabolic steroid use were less likely to participate in tea...
Highlights from the June 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... Research to date has been inconclusive on whether drinking
sugar-sweetened beverages between meals increases childrens risk of becoming overweight. Researchers at the University of Ottawa Institute of Population Health say sugar-sweetened drinks can have a negative effect on pre-school children. The resea...
Access to alcohol among middle school children
... alcohol access in this manner. "Early onset of drinking
leads to a long list of alcohol-related problems. It is important to educate parents about the consequences of alcohol use at a young age and try to prevent them from being their childs primary source of alcohol." comments the lead author. ...
Doctors, engineers develop new wireless system to detect esophageal reflux
...he system makes it easier to follow normal eating, drinking
and activity patterns that may play a part in the acid reflux. Researchers say patients shouldnt feel anything in their throat when the device is inserted thanks to a special plastic material used. The RFID system is the next step in a growing effo...
Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day may help prevent gout
...rnal/arthritis ), provide compelling evidence that drinking
4 or more cups of coffee a day dramatically reduce...dependent of all other risk factors for gout. Tea drinking
and total caffeine intake were both shown to have no effect on the incidence of gout among the subje...
Both alcohol and neighborhood characteristics can affect intimate partner violence
has consistently been linked to an increased risk ...artner violence (IPV). New findings indicate that drinking
patterns as well as neighborhood characteristics can influence IPV. While specific effects differ by...
Binge drinking leads to neurocognitive deficits among college students
...ing. The long-term neurocognitive effects of binge drinking
during young adulthood are unclear. Researchers k...ered alcoholics. A new study has found that binge drinking
can lead to poor decision making among college students, independent of impulsivity. Results are ...
Moderate drinking lowers women's risk of heart attack
... done with men. The current study compared alcohol drinking
volume and drinking
patterns of women who had been hospitalized due to a heart attack, with age-matched controls without...
New study: Pycnogenol reduces heart failure
... group of hypertensive mice received Pycnogenol in drinking
water for four weeks and another group of hypertensive mice was left untreated. After five weeks, the hearts of the latter control group had significantly increased in size as a result of hypertension. In the Pycnogenol treated group, hypertension an...
Hexavalent chromium in drinking water causes cancer in lab animals
...ancer in laboratory animals when it is consumed in drinking
water. The two-year study conducted by the Nation... textile manufacturing and have been found in some drinking
water sources. Male and female rats and mice were given four different doses of sodium dichromate ...
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