News tagged with alcohol intake

'Beneficial' effects of alcohol?

According a new study of over 3,000 adults aged 70-79, the apparent association between light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and reduced risk of functional decline over time did not hold up after adjustments ...

dateOct 14, 2009 in Health
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Alcohol tolerance 'switch' found

Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a genetic "switch" in fruit flies that plays an important role in making flies more tolerant to alcohol.

dateOct 21, 2009 in Genetics
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Alcohol intake increases certain types of breast cancer

Alcohol increases the risk of lobular and hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, but not necessarily invasive ductal carcinomas, according to a study published August 23 online in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

dateAug 23, 2010 in Cancer
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Women who drink beer more likely to develop psoriasis

Regular beer - but not light beer or other types of alcohol—appears to be associated with an increased risk of developing psoriasis, according to a report posted online today that will be published in the December print ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Health
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Four unhealthy behaviors combine to increase death risk

Four unhealthy behaviors -- smoking, lack of physical activity, poor diet and alcohol consumption -- appear to be associated with a substantially increased risk of death when combined, according to a report in the April 26 ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Health
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