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Enhanced brain acetate metabolism may reward heavy drinkers
In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Lihong Jiang and colleagues report that heavy drinkers had greater, more rapid acetate uptake and metabolism compared to light drinkers. (2013-03-08)

Drinking small amounts of alcohol regularly reduces risk of obesity
People who drink small amounts of alcohol regularly are less likely to be obese than people who do not drink at all. A study published today in the open access journal BMC Public Health shows that consuming no more than a drink or two a few times a week reduces the risk of being obese. Consuming four or more drinks per day, however, increases the risk of being obese by 46 percent. (2005-12-04)

Alcohol increases rectal cancer risk, but risk is smaller among regular wine drinkers
Regular drinkers significantly increase their risk of rectal cancer, but that risk is reduced if wine makes up a third or more of weekly consumption. (2003-05-12)

Heavy drinkers consume less over time, but not at 'normal' levels
Problem drinkers in the general population may reduce the amount of alcohol they consume over a period of years but not to the level of the average adult, according to a new study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. (2010-10-27)

Moderate drinkers healthier than abstainers and ex-drinkers
Moderate drinkers appear to be healthier than both former drinkers and lifelong abstainers, according to a new study. Previous studies have shown that light-to-moderate drinkers have certain health benefits compared with teetotalers. However, some of these studies had not adequately accounted for potential differences between lifelong abstainers and former drinkers, the latter of whom may have quit drinking because of health problems. (2001-11-02)

Pre-college talk between parents and teens likely to lessen college drinking
Teen-age college students are significantly more likely to abstain from drinking or to drink only minimally when their parents talk to them before they start college, using suggestions in a parent handbook developed by Robert Turrisi, professor of biobehavioral health, Penn State. (2013-03-19)

Coffee linked with increased cardiovascular risk in young adults with mild hypertension
Coffee drinking is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events (mainly heart attacks) in young adults (18-45) with mild hypertension, according to research presented at ESC Congress today by Dr. Lucio Mos, a cardiologist at Hospital of San Daniele del Friuli in Udine, Italy. The 12-year study in more than 1,200 patients found that heavy coffee drinkers had a four-fold increased risk while moderate drinkers tripled their risk. (2015-08-29)

Light drinking during pregnancy does not harm child's behavioral or intellectual development
Light drinking during pregnancy does not harm a young child's behavioral or intellectual development, reveals research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. (2010-10-05)

Heavy drinking is bad for marriage if 1 spouse drinks, but not both
Do drinking and marriage mix? That depends on who's doing the drinking -- and how much -- according to a recent study by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions. (2013-11-21)

Alcohol consumption greatly increases serious injury risk for heavy and moderate drinkers
A new study has investigated the linkages between alcohol consumption and hospitalized injury. Heavy drinkers face higher injury risks than most people when sober; conversely, their injury risk rises less when alcohol positive. Moderate drinkers who occasionally drink to excess suffer more injuries than heavy drinkers per alcohol-positive hour. (2011-10-14)

Heavy drinking not linked to common type of gullet cancer
Heavy drinking is not associated with one of the two most common types of gullet (esophageal) cancer, suggests research published online in Gut. (2011-03-14)

Drinking heavy amounts of alcohol shrinks your brain
Drinking heavy amounts of alcohol over a long period of time may decrease brain volume, according to research that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 59th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 28-May 5, 2007. (2007-05-02)

Harmful drinkers would be affected 200 times more than low risk drinkers with an MUP
A new study of liver patients by the University of Southampton shows that a minimum unit price (MUP) policy for alcohol is exquisitely targeted towards the heaviest drinkers with cirrhosis. (2014-07-31)

Moderate alcohol consumption in middle age can lower cardiac risk
Previous studies have pointed out the benefits of moderate alcohol consumption as a factor in lowering cardiovascular risk. In a study conducted by the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina and published in the March 2008 issue of the American Journal of Medicine, researchers found that middle-aged nondrinkers who began consuming moderate amounts of alcohol saw an immediate benefit of lower cardiac disease morbidity with no change in mortality after four years. (2008-03-07)

Heavy drinking may change DNA -- Leading to increased craving for alcohol
Binge and heavy drinking may trigger a long-lasting genetic change, resulting in an even greater craving for alcohol, according to a Rutgers-led study in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. (2019-01-29)

Soft drink tax could improve health of the nation
An excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would be an effective way to improve the health of heavy consumers, new research shows. (2015-03-01)

Help comes in the mail for drinkers
Mailing a simple information pamphlet to interested drinkers in the general population reduced binge drinking by 10 percent. (2007-04-27)

Effects of alcohol in young binge drinkers predicts future alcoholism
Heavy social drinkers who report greater stimulation and reward from alcohol are more likely to develop alcohol use disorder over time, report researchers from the University of Chicago, May 15 in the journal Biological Psychiatry. The findings run counter to existing hypotheses that innate tolerance to alcohol drives alcoholism. (2014-05-15)

MU study finds binge drinking among college students impaires decision-making ability
People addicted to alcohol and young adults who are heavy drinkers, but not considered alcoholics, have something in common: they possess poor decision-making skills, according to psychologists at the University of Missouri-Columbia. (2007-05-25)

Binge drinkers have highest risk of alcohol-related injury
Moderate drinkers who occasionally drink heavily are more likely to suffer an alcohol-related injury than chronic heavy drinkers, a Swiss study has found, and the risk is greatest during a bout of binge drinking. (2006-02-22)

Drinking linked to disability among older Americans
Men and women over the age of 50 are more likely to be disabled if they have a persistent history of problem drinking, according to a new study. Problem drinkers were nearly 33 percent more likely to report any limitation in their ability to perform work or home functions, compared with those who did not have a history of problem drinking. (2001-12-17)

Staying active and drinking moderately is the key to a long life
People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol and are physically active have a lower risk of death from heart disease and other causes than people who don't drink at all, according to new research published in the European Heart Journal. People who neither drink alcohol nor exercise have a 30 to 49 percent higher risk of heart disease than those who either drink, exercise or both. (2008-01-08)

State alcohol policies may affect aggression- and driving-related harms from someone else's drinking
New research published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research suggests that state alcohol policies may be effective in reducing aggression-related and driving-related harms due to other drinkers, mainly in younger adults. (2019-06-05)

Brain activity may predict teens' heavy drinking
Heavy drinking is known to affect teenagers' developing brains, but certain patterns of brain activity may also help predict which kids are at risk of becoming problem drinkers, according to a study in the September issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. (2012-08-08)

Combination of smoking and heavy drinking 'speeds up cognitive decline'
The combination of smoking and heavy drinking speeds up cognitive decline, according to new research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Researchers from University College London found that smokers who drank alcohol heavily had a 36 percent faster cognitive decline compared to non-smoking moderate drinkers. (2013-07-10)

Male combat veterans rank high in heart disease risk
Men who fought in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War are more likely to be heavy drinkers, heavy smokers and obese than men who are non-combat veterans or non-veterans. (2005-04-30)

Sweet success: Heavy consumption of sugary beverages declined in the US from 2003 to 2016
According to a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Elsevier, the percentage of heavy sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumers - those who drink more than 500 calories of SSBs daily - trended downwards in the United States between 2003 and 2016. (2020-09-24)

Heavy drinking: Some students call it quits before graduation
Results of a new study suggest that nearly one in four college students who drink alcohol heavily on a regular basis quit doing so before graduation. While many researchers have looked at why college students stop drinking once they graduate, the current study looks at students who stopped heavy drinking while still in school. (2003-07-07)

Heavy drinkers face significantly increased cancer risk
Heavy drinkers of beer and spirits face a much higher risk of developing cancer than the population at large, says a group of Montreal epidemiologists and cancer researchers. Their findings show that people in the highest consumption category increased their risk of developing esophageal cancer sevenfold, colon cancer by 80 percent and even lung cancer by 50 percent. (2009-08-03)

Intoxication increases risk for heavy drinkers to commit violence against intimate partner
Intoxicated, heavy drinkers have a tendency to act rashly in response to negative emotions, which can intensify the risk for intimate partner aggression, according to a study by Georgia State University and Purdue University. (2017-08-14)

Drinking until you forget leads to injuries for college kids
New research from Northwestern Medicine shows that 50 percent of college drinkers report at least one alcohol-induced memory blackout -- a period of amnesia -- in the past year during a drinking binge. Despite being fully conscious during such blackouts, students could not recall specific events, such as how they got to a bar, party or their own front door. (2011-07-11)

Heavy drinking may lead to stroke earlier in life
A new study shows that people who have three or more alcoholic drinks per day may be at higher risk for experiencing a stroke almost a decade and a half earlier in life than those who do not drink heavily. The research is published in the Sept. 11, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (2012-09-10)

A drink a day takes some arterial stiffness away
Light to moderate alcohol intake may slow age-related stiffening of the arteries. (2001-11-12)

Drinking heavily in college may lead to heart disease later in life
College-age students who drink heavily may increase their risk for future heart disease, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's 8th annual Conference on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. (2007-04-19)

Alcohol drinkers consume more calories and cholesterol than nondrinkers
In an article in this month's American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Kesse et al. examined whether eating habits in a large cohort of French women varied according to alcohol consumption. Those who drank more ate more calories, with a greater percentage of calories coming from protein and fats, including cholesterol and all forms of fatty acids. (2001-08-23)

'Hangxiety' higher in shy people
Very shy people are more likely to suffer 'hangxiety' -- anxiety during a hangover -- than their extrovert friends, new research shows. (2018-12-06)

People who are obese or former smokers more likely to follow recommended statin therapy
A new study suggests that lifestyle factors can help predict whether people will adhere to statin therapy for high cholesterol. Among people without heart disease and diabetes, those who are overweight, obese or former smokers are more likely to adhere to statin therapy, according to an article in CMAJ. (2014-06-23)

Doctors' own alcohol consumption colors advice to patients
Doctors who drink more themselves are more liberal in their advice to patients on alcohol consumption. They set higher thresholds for what is harmful, and while men who are heavy drinkers get to continue drinking, women are often advised to stop altogether, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. (2011-10-31)

Moderate alcohol intake may slow good cholesterol's decline
In a study of 80,000 healthy Chinese adults, moderate drinking was associated with slower declines in high-density lipoprotein, or good cholesterol, over time, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2016. (2016-11-13)

Many future health professionals drink too much alcohol
A new study found that 43 percent of nursing students indulge in hazardous alcohol consumption, with 14.9 percent of men and 18.7 percent of women meeting criteria for hazardous drinkers. (2014-11-04)

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