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 ...
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.
Pattern of drinking affects the relation of alcohol intake to coronary heart disease
A fascinating study published in the BMJ shows that although the French drink more than the Northern Irish each week, as they drink daily, rather than more on less occasions, the French suffered from considerably less corona ...
Dutch clinic helps alcoholics by 'binding them with beer'
Alcoholic Janetta van Bruggen settles comfortably into a clinic chair, lights a cigarette and takes a supervised swig from a tall, frosted mug -- her sixth beer since breakfast.
Teens prefer liquor to beer, hardly touch wine
Nearly half of American teen drinkers would rather have a shot of liquor than a bottle of beer, a new study finds. The golden brew and malt beverages only come a distant second and third, and wine barely registers ...
Coed college housing connected to frequent binge drinking
A new study in the Journal of American College Health finds that students placed by their universities in coed housing are 2.5 times more likely to binge drink each week than students placed in all-male or all-female housin ...