Study shows Italian youths who drink with meals are less often adult problem-drinkers
Italian youths whose parents allowed them to have alcohol with meals while they were growing up are less likely to develop harmful drinking patterns in the future, according to a new study led by a Boston University School ...
Drug decreases alcohol cravings
Rapamycin, an FDA-approved drug prescribed to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs, has been shown for the first time to decrease excessive alcohol consumption, binge drinking, and alcohol-seeking behavior in rodents. ...
Researchers find glass shape influences consumption rate of lager
Binge drinking doesn't affect next-day student test-taking
In a first-of-its kind controlled experiment, researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and Brown University have found that surprisingly, binge drinking the night before a test does not impact ...
New study finds daily drinking is biggest risk factor in serious liver disease
Long-term daily drinking, rather than weekly binge drinking, is by far the biggest risk factor in serious liver disease, according to a new report from the University of Southampton.
Higher drinking age linked to less binge drinking... except in college students
New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found substantial reductions in binge drinking since the national drinking age was set at 21 two decades ago, with one exception: college students. ...
Cartographic treasures show little change in city life
(PhysOrg.com) -- A unique collection of rare Manchester maps reveals how worries about congestion and binge drinking were just as prevalent 100-years-ago as they are today.
Binge drinkers let down guard against infection
As if a bad hangover wasn't enough of a deterrent, new research has shown how binge drinking weakens the body's ability to fight off infection for at least 24 hours afterwards. The study, published today in the open access ...
Study: 1 in 4 female teens involved in violence
(AP) -- About one in four female teens is involved in some sort of violent behavior at school or at work, according to a government report.
Link identified between lower IQ scores and attempted suicide in men
Low IQ scores in early adulthood are associated with an increased risk of attempted suicide in men, according to new research funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Teen marijuana use up, alcohol use down
(AP) -- America's teens are using more marijuana and less alcohol, according to an annual government study of eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders across the country.
Study identifies genes associated with binge drinking
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have identified two genes associated with binge drinking that may open doors to new, more effective treatments for excessive alcohol drinking. The scientists found that ...
Another reason not to binge drink
A Loyola University Health System study has found another reason to not binge drink alcohol.
Staying together 'for kids' sake' isn't always best
(PhysOrg.com) -- The research is clear: Adolescents tend to fare better -- academically and behaviorally -- when they live with both biological parents. But when their parents frequently argue, young adults are significantly ...