Women: new research on how alcohol affects your health makes it a good time to reassess how much you drink.
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It's not only the amount of alcohol consumed that shapes the risk for injury, but also the usual consumption pattern.
Examining diet quality of individuals who drink any kind of alcoholic beverage, researchers found that people who drink the largest quantities of alcohol have the poorest quality diets.
While men outnumber women in terms of having alcohol problems, women are more vulnerable to the effects of alcohol use.
Young people who view more alcohol advertisements tend to drink more alcohol.
While parental alcoholism can serve as an indicator of long term harm to children, contrary to common beliefs it is not a direct cause.
BU researcher says more than 3 or 4 alcoholic drinks per occasion can be harmful.
The alcohol screening test measures the level of a chemical in the blood, carbohydrate deficient transferrin, which is responsive to alcohol.
The mere presence of alcohol related images encourages aggression, even if people are not consuming alcohol.
The timing of a person's entry into Alcoholics Anonymous may be very important for long term alcohol treatment.