Binge Drinking a Problem for Older Adults: Research

The results of a research study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society have found that approximately 1 in 10 older adults partakes in binge drinking. This behavior put them at higher risk for injuries from falls as well as other medical problems. Joseph Palamar, the senior author of the study and an…

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One in Three Adult Americans in Mid-30s and 40’s May be Drinking Too Much

A survey conducted by the American Osteopathic Association has found that a significant portion of the middle-aged US population could be living with an issue with alcohol. Online Survey Results Indicate Widespread Alcohol Problem Harris Insights & Analytics, the company behind the Harris Poll was responsible for conducting the online survey, which took place between…

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Changes to Brain Structure Can be Due to Moderate Drinking

A new study is sounding the alarms regarding moderate drinking. While most people consider that alcohol consumption in small or sporadic amounts is perfectly acceptable, scientists in London are proving otherwise. According to their new study, even moderate amounts of alcohol consumption can lead to physical changes in brain structure and can also contribute to…

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Lower Income People May be More at Risk for Alcohol Related Diseases

In recent years, the research community has revealed that alcohol is responsible for several different cancers, it is not heart-healthy – despite popular opinion to the contrary, and abuse of alcohol can lead to varying degrees of developmental, emotional and cognitive problems. And now a different research team had determined that poor people are at…

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Access to Alcohol Increases Likelihood of Violence

Researchers at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University have concluded a research study into the link between violence and alcohol. In their findings, they concluded that violence is higher when alcohol is more readily available. In order to come to this conclusion, the researchers studied data from neighborhoods within Philadelphia. In addition…

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Connection Discovered Between Alcohol and Overeating

It is probably no coincidence that all-night diners and fast food restaurants are often placed around bars and clubs. The connection between alcohol consumption and eating has long been something that has been observed, socially. But, researchers wanted to look into the mechanisms at work in the brain and find out if there was a…

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Alcohol Sources for Minors Examined

Obtaining alcohol can be quite the game for teenagers and adolescents. Some children steal it from their parents and some children get it from their parents. The struggle to toe the line between healthy freedom and strict rules is something that many parents struggle with. Allowing alcohol consumption is one issue that falls perfectly into…

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