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Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

... Canadian study links regular alcohol consumption to six cancers FRIDAY, ... -- A man who drinks moderate or high amounts of alcohol over the course of his life appears to raise his ... risk among women. "We found that with lifetime alcohol consumption, cancer risk among men increases for ...

Chicagoland Motorcycle F.A.S.T. Ride to Fight Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:

... CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking alcohol while pregnant increases the chances that a child will have Fetal alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Although this disorder ... while raising funds for the cause." Fetal alcohol Spectrum Disorders is an umbrella term that ...

Alcohol and Trauma: Blood Test Gets to the Truth

... issues, a new study says. People who abuse alcohol often deny doing so, leaving medical personnel in ... not be aware of their injury severity until the alcohol is out of their system, and in persons suffering ... levels and 12 percent later developed alcohol withdrawal. More than half of all the patients ...

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Earns Charities Review Council 'Meets All Standards' Seal

... -- The Minnesota Organization on Fetal alcohol Syndrome, St. Paul, MN announces that it has been ... such as the Minnesota Organization on Fetal alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) earn the Seal by voluntarily ... for information, resources and support on Fetal alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The mission of MOFAS is to ...

Perception May Affect Drinking by College Students

... programs designed to help them decrease their alcohol consumption and students who didn't. ... problems and a 1.2-point reduction in the Rutgers alcohol Problem Index, a 23-item questionnaire geared to ... than ever before," Foxcroft said. "Levels of alcohol consumption amongst 11- to 13-year-olds have ...

Fetal Alcohol Disorders Often Misdiagnosed as ADHD

... July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are often initially ... The study also found that children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have a high risk of ... The Nemours Foundation has more about fetal alcohol syndrome . -- Robert ...

Raise Federal Alcohol Tax to Finance Prevention Trust Fund, Partnership Urges House Chairmen

... and wellness initiatives. "Higher alcohol excise taxes are an important tool in reducing the public health toll of alcohol abuse, while also providing a viable and ... as well as deaths from other causes. Higher alcohol taxes were also demonstrated to reduce the ...

Teen Behaviors Stem From Genetics, Environment

... THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Teens' alcohol use and behavior problems are influenced by both ... of the research on environmental influences on alcohol use and behavior problems focuses on the impact ... influenced behavior problems at age 12 and alcohol use at age 14. They found that certain ...

Addiction Treatment Will Help Make Health Reform Affordable, New Analysis Shows

... -- Treating Americans who are addicted to alcohol and drugs will lead to substantial health care ... - an alarming gap in the availability of drug and alcohol addiction treatment for Americans who need it. ... an estimated 23 million Americans suffer from alcohol and drug addiction, yet only one in ten get ...

Moderate Drinking Might Guard Against Alzheimer's

... did not appear to benefit from any amount of alcohol consumption, and appeared to face a significantly ... started the study with mild cognitive impairment, alcohol use was not protective." Sink and her ... health, the authors concluded that moderate alcohol intake conferred a 37 percent drop in the risk ...

Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

... did not set out to determine the effect of alcohol consumption on prostate cancer risk but rather to ... question was the possible relationship between alcohol consumption and prostate cancer risk. The study, ... drank heavily -- 50 grams (1.7 ounces) of pure alcohol a day, the amount in four shots of hard liquor, ...

Regular moderate alcohol intake has cognitive benefits in older adults

... School of Medicine suggests that moderate alcohol intake offers long-term cognitive protection and ... While previous studies have shown that moderate alcohol intake, particularly wine, is linked with lower ... and it has remained unclear if the benefits of alcohol also apply to older adults in general or to older ...

Diageo's DRINKiQ.com Honored as Most Outstanding Health & Wellness Site by International Academy of the Visual Arts

... Carolyn Panzer, Diageo's Global Director, alcohol and Responsibility, who spearheaded the creation ... goal of encouraging the responsible enjoyment of alcohol among adults age 21 and older, reducing drunk ... providing meaningful information about reducing alcohol abuse," Smith said. DRINKiQ.com offers ...

Increasing Alcohol Use Tied to More Hospitalization

... WEDNESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- The more alcohol men drink, the more time they spend in a ... health examination and were asked about their alcohol consumption. Based on their answers, they were ... Men who drank more than 22 units of alcohol a week had a 20 percent higher hospital admission ...

Study shows 1 in 25 deaths worldwide attributable to alcohol

... 1 in 25 deaths are directly attributable to alcohol consumption. This rise since 2000 is mainly due ... factors for disease, the burden attributable to alcohol lies more with younger people than with the older ... (up to 15% in the former Soviet Union). Average alcohol consumption in Europe in the adult population is ...

Alcohol-Related Ills Increasing Worldwide

... June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Consumption of alcohol is up, and so it seems are the ills associated ... to a new study. Globally, average yearly alcohol consumption per person is the equivalent of about ... "In all regions worldwide, men consume more alcohol than do women, although the exact ratio varies, ...

Verenium and Add Food Service GmbH Announce Commercial Distribution Partnership for Fuelzyme(R) and Veretase(TM) Enzymes

... and economics of sweetener and beverage alcohol production. With a unique mode of action this ... and pH range providing sweetener and beverage alcohol producers greater operational flexibility and ... enzyme solutions for fuel ethanol, beverage alcohol and starch processing as well as fruit juice ...

Narconon Gulf Coast Announces 300th Graduate From Drug Rehabilitation Program

... emotional damage created by the previous drug and alcohol use. "We are looking forward to our next 300 ... recovery from the scourge of drug and alcohol abuse." If you or a loved one has a drug or alcohol problem, Narconon Gulf Coast can help. You ...

Almost Quarter of Suicides Involve Intoxication

... "This is the first study that shows alcohol is connected to suicide in a number of population ... are some groups that may be at greater risk for alcohol being related to a suicide event." Other studies have shown that alcohol is a risk factor for suicide, Crosby added. ...

Linwood Group Research Suggests 3 Questions Everyone Should Ask When Choosing an Alcoholic Residential Centre

... and important questions to ask when choosing an alcohol rehab centre. London, ... their old selves, the people they were before alcohol took its toll, and to break the well-worn habits ... help them deal with withdrawal symptoms. Once the alcohol has been cleaned from their systems, the daily ...

Phoenix House Offers Hope for Addicts in Hamptons Community

... House , one of the nation's largest non-profit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs. ... a community with surprisingly high statistics of alcohol and drug abuse, especially among young people. In ... and teens each day at more than 152 drug and alcohol treatment and prevention programs in 10 states - ...

New Poll Finds Most Americans Support Including Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Addiction in National Health Care Reform; All Demographics Report Personal Experience With the Disease

... know someone personally who has been addicted to alcohol or drugs, are worried about access to affordable ... seeks to ensure that all people who need alcohol or drug addiction treatment have access to ... know someone personally who has been addicted to alcohol or drugs. Personal experience with addiction ...

At U.S. Colleges, Binge Drinking Is on the Rise

... to a report from the U.S. National Institute on alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Binge drinking also ... proportion of students who said they'd binged on alcohol in the past month going up from 42 to 45 percent. ... who admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol rose from about 26 to 29 percent, according to ...

As college drinking problems rise, new studies identify effective prevention strategies

... the July supplement of the Journal of Studies on alcohol and Drugs . The special issue describes the ... program supported by the National Institute on alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the ... Ph.D. Reviewing the magnitude of the college alcohol problem, Ralph W. Hingson, Sc.D, M.P.H., director ...

Forterus Inc. Treatment Centers Serving Middle-Class; Rapid Growth Detailed in Paul Howarth Interview

... its ABTTC Inc. division, provides drug and alcohol rehabilitation and a variety of other healthcare ... healthcare center with emphasis on drug and alcohol abuse treatment. While there are lots of options ... behavioral, intervention services, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, pain management and physical ...

Dangerous college drinking: Prevention is possible, studies suggest

... alcohol is sometimes seen as part and parcel of college ... drinking supplement of the Journal of Studies on alcohol and Drugs . Problem drinking among U.S. ... Sc.D, M.P.H., of the National Institute on alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) in Bethesda, MD, ...

College drinking problems, deaths on the rise

... from government databases and national surveys on alcohol use, researchers at the National Institute on alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) found that ... supplemental issue of the Journal of Studies on alcohol and Drugs devoted to college drinking problems. ...

Colleges, communities combat off-campus student drinking

... new study suggests. Researchers found that an alcohol control program at Western Washington University ... of a community with norms and expectations about alcohol use and acceptable behavior," Saltz says. The ... supplemental issue of the Journal of Studies on alcohol and Drugs devoted to college drinking problems. ...

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment Center Announces Their New Day Treatment Addiction Treatment Program

... an Albuquerque, New Mexico based drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, announces their new ... than inpatient clients dealing with drug and alcohol addiction. ... an Albuquerque, New Mexico based drug and alcohol treatment center, one of only two privately run ...

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Announces a New Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Program

... an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Announces a New ... , an Albuquerque, New Mexico based drug and alcohol treatment center, one of only two privately run ... drug addiction and illegal drug addiction or alcohol addiction is that the other drugs are not begin ...

What are the risk factors of sporadic colorectal cancer?

... has been studied, the relation between smoking, alcohol drinking, family history of cancer, body mass ... used to analyze the association between smoking, alcohol drinking, family history of cancer, BMI and sporadic colorectal cancer. They found that current alcohol drinking and greater BMI (≥ 24.0 kg/m2) are ...

Zero tolerance alcohol policy good choice for parents

... Restaurants in Germany legally sell alcohol to teenagers after their sixteenth birthdays and ... basis to the common belief that prohibiting alcohol turns it into a "forbidden fruit" and encourages ... . In 31 states, parents can legally serve alcohol to their underage children. Though U.S. teenagers ...

Early stimulus funding supports research in adolescent addiction

... (research) with the Brown University Center for alcohol and Addition Studies, will use the funds in an ... has been shown previously to help reduce alcohol use. Funding for Miranda's study, specifically ... will begin in mid-June at the Brown Center for alcohol and Addiction Studies. Miranda expects to enroll ...

Alcohol advertising self-regulation not working, as ads target younger drinkers

... scientists are calling for tighter regulation of alcohol advertising, as new research shows that self-regulation by the alcohol industry does not protect impressionable children ... in the five main cities saw nearly as much TV alcohol advertising as 18-24 year olds, and in the case ...

National Partnership to Meet, Evaluate Addiction Treatment as Component of New Justice Programs

... what they call the crippling effects of alcohol misuse and crime in the United States. The third meeting for the National Partnership on alcohol Misuse and Crime (NPAMC) will feature keynote ... both the economic and public safety impact of alcohol misuse," says Talpins, a former national policy ...

Alcohol and smoking are key causes for bowel cancer

... has found that lifestyle risk factors such as alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking are important ... that people who consume the largest quantities of alcohol (equivalent to > 7 drinks per week) have 60% ... unaware that other lifestyle risk factors such as alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and diabetes are ...

Glucose metabolism and recidivism of severe violent crimes in alcohol intoxications

... It is commonly known that alcoholism and alcohol intoxications are connected with severe violent ... even 80 per cent of these crimes happen in alcohol intoxications. It has not, however, been clear ... new violent crimes happen among these persons in alcohol intoxications when they have very low glycogen ...

To what extent can environmental pollutants and alcohol affect GI health?

... precise effects of environmental pollutants and alcohol intake on gastrointestinal (GI) health. Both ... offer concrete evidence that the environment and alcohol intake can affect GI health and share important ... a.m. CDT in South Hall, McCormick Place. alcohol Intake and Development of Symptomatic Gallstones: ...

Student Veteran Health Examined in First-of-Its-Kind Study by University of Minnesota/Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

... care utilization, mental health, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, personal safety and financial ... need it, Ehlinger said. When it comes to alcohol use, the study dispels the myth that problem ... Ehlinger said. While more veterans have used alcohol in the last year (82.5 percent comparable ...

Daily alcohol intake can lead to binge drinking

... habits of Canadians and found that frequent alcohol consumption can lead to binge drinking among all ... culture has a 'time-out' depiction of drinking. alcohol is a boundary mark between week and weekend, work ... and 4,723 men were asked to report on their alcohol consumption within the last 12 months. ...
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