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Alcohol is a growing problem worldwide that some believe may have already overtaken tobacco in terms of overall health and social care costs because of the consequences of intoxication.
Research creates the first mammalian model of how alcohol consumption spurs tumor growth.
Higher alcohol prices may and may not cause reductions in alcohol sales and related problems.
People with Korsakoff Syndrome, a brain disorder usually associated with long term heavy drinking and thiamine deficiency.
Previous analyses did not account for effects of age and illness that may make abstainer groups appear to have higher death rates than drinkers.
Every year in Russia, at least 100,000 children and teenagers seek medical help for alcohol abuse. Thousands of them are already hardened alcoholics.
Ethnic minorities may have particular problems with alcohol use, yet may not be seeking alcohol rehab help.
Vulnerability to both alcohol and nicotine abuse may be influenced by the same genetic factor, according to a study supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
After one month of sobriety, recovering alcoholics who smoked showed significantly less improvement than those who did not smoke.
Women: new research on how alcohol affects your health makes it a good time to reassess how much you drink.
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.
These products have either very high concentrations of alcohol, or toxic contaminants.
Having a first alcoholic drink at the early age of 12, 13 or 14 might be influenced more by a child's tendency to do things like lie, steal or skip school than by a family history of alcohol dependency.
Experiments help to address questions about the potential role that anxiety might play in human alcoholism.
The alcohol industry's warnings to our kids not to drink until they are 21 are buried under an avalanche of alcohol ads that glamorize drinking.
The alcohol industry can do a better job shielding underage youth from alcohol ads.
Study suggest that using cannabis or marijuana after treatment for cocaine or alcohol dependence is a significant predictor of relapse to previous drug or alcohol use.