Tag: "drinking" at medical news
Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed
...hter Caroline Kennedys weight , that her daughters drinking
spree did not bother her even half as much as her weight gain. In the book American Legacy: The Story of John & Caroline Kennedy, C. David Heymann, has revealed that once Jacqueline chided Caroline, when she insisted on having dessert in a Paris res...
Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans
...on during their lives, according to a new study of drinking
and dependency. Some 12.5 percent of more than 43,000 people surveyed reported having succumbed to alcohol dependence during their lives, including 3.8 percent who had had the problem during the year prior to the 2001-2002 survey. In addition, r...
Manmohan Singh to Inaugurate Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Conference
...ingh will inaugurate a two-day conference on rural drinking
water supply and sanitation here on Wednesday. ...onference will focus on ensuring sustainability in drinking
water supply projects and sanitation for all in the rural areas of the country by 2012. The confer...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...an vary widely -- from a sustained streak of binge drinking
behavior all the way to serious physiological addi...ice as likely as women to report struggling with a drinking
problem. People with alcohol use disorder (AUD) only 24.1 percent of people with alcohol dependen...
Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
...ng bird habitats and breeding grounds and reducing drinking
water for animals. John P. Smol of Queens Univers...tic ecosystem. They provide habitat for waterfowl, drinking
water for animals and homes for tiny invertebrates like shrimp, which are a food source for larger a...
A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving
...hey felt the desire to imbibe reported fewer heavy drinking
days each month than drinkers who took a look-alik...bo pill. However, there were reductions in heavy drinking
days in both groups. It has a robust and sustained effect in reducing harmful heavy drinking
in a ...
New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking
...hey felt the desire to imbibe reported fewer heavy drinking
days each month than drinkers who took a look-ali...ut both groups reported marked reductions in heavy drinking
days. Those findings come from a study of 403 heavy drinkers in Finland, who took either a placebo ...
More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival
...rts and balls -- not to mention copious amounts of drinking
-- in Pamplona in northeastern Spain. But it is known to many worldwide for the "encierro", when bulls are released onto the streets each morning and hundreds of people are chased along an 825-metre (yard) course leading to the arenas where bullfig...
Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK
...and sunglasses, using a high-factor sun screen and drinking
plenty of non-alcoholic fluids. Says Rebecca Smart, manager of Cancer Research UK's "Sunsmart" campaign, who expects the trends in Cornwall to be echoed nationally: "A lot of this is about people spending time outdoors. On top of that we have go...
Snacking While Driving Doubles Accident Rates
...arried out a study to see whether or not eating or drinking
at the wheel has any effect on a person's reflexes...e suggests that the physical demands of eating and drinking
while driving can increase the risk of a crash,'' the Independent quoted the researchers, as stating...
Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa
...d schistosomiasis. Rotting vegetation contaminated drinking
water, increasing cases of gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Ogwang and his colleagues used the natural predators of the plant to help eradicate it--the mottled water hyacinth weevil, N. eichhorniae, and the chevroned water hyacinth weevil, N. bruchi....
Alcohol Does Not Destroy Brain Cells
...or Professor Perry Bartlett, the notion that heavy drinking
destroys large sections of brain cell function sim...oscientists, claims that there is no evidence that drinking
alcohol directly leads to the death of cells. "Some of the best studies, done in Italy, show a bot...
Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea
..., I make sure I get his home number from his sober drinking
partners, Hur said. You can struggle with a drunken man for half an hour, pleading and shaking him, but he wouldnt stir, and you are stuck with him in a forest of apartment blocks well past midnight, wasting time that you could use to get more order...
Air Pollution in India Causes 527,700 Deaths a Year
...l 656,000 Chinese citizens each year, and polluted drinking
water kills another 95,600. "Air pollution is estimated to cause approximately two million premature deaths worldwide per year," National Geographic quoted Michal Krzyzanowski, an air quality adviser at the WHO Regional Office for Europe, as sayin...
Two In One Drug For Smokers And Drinkers
...heir drinking. Even when stopped, the rats resumed drinking
but did not binge. The study is outlined in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The drug varenicline is said to work by latching onto the same receptors in the brain that nicotine binds to, when inhaled in cigarette smok...
Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger
...all. Participants ate somewhat less at lunch after drinking
any of the caloric beverages, but only partially compensated for the calories they consumed in the beverage. People who drank any of the caloric beverages whether cane-sweetened cola, one of the high-fructose sweetened colas, or 1 percent milk c...
Male Wallflowers-Watch Your Heart
...links to other known risk factors such as smoking, drinking
or obesity, and no such link was found. This negated the theory that shy or anti-social men might be prone to unhealthy, couch potato behavior and so more likely to die. The researchers now opine that either shy men get more stressed out by new s...
A Role Model Spouse can Pass on Good Health Habits
...le model was strongest when it came to smoking and drinking
and weaker for things like getting more vigorous e...terventions to increase exercise or reduce abusive drinking
might provide explicit tips about how to get the spouse involved in exercise or how to get the spous...
Drinking More Milk may Lessen Type 2 Diabetes Risk
...arch, conducted at Tufts University, suggests that drinking
more milk, a leading source of calcium and vitamin D in the diet, could help lessen the risk of type 2 diabetes by nearly 15 percent. In the detailed analysis of previously published studies, the researchers found that persistently low levels of vi...
Extrovert People Drink More Alcohol
... their alcohol use. Besides genetic disposition, drinking
behaviour is affected by culture, upbringing and t...lcohol consumption in the presence of peers. The drinking
behaviour of the father affects that of the young person: if he drinks regularly then the children r...
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