Adolescents particularly susceptible to drinking habits of romantic partner's friends
The drinking habits of a romantic partner's friends are more likely to impact an adolescent's future drinking than are the behaviors of an adolescent's own friends or significant other, according to a new study in the October ...
Bing to be default search engine on BlackBerry
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announced Tuesday that the US software giant's Bing search engine and maps would be the default service on BlackBerry devices.
Another reason not to binge drink
A Loyola University Health System study has found another reason to not binge drink alcohol.
Stronger alcohol 'buzz' predicts future binge drinking problems
For some people, alcohol is a social lubricant. For others, it's an unpleasant downer. New research shows that a person's response to alcohol can predict their future drinking behavior, including their frequency of binge ...
Underage binge drinking can create lasting brain changes
Adolescents represent the majority of people who binge drink. This may come as a surprise to some, but recent surveys indicate that episodes of heavy alcohol drinking within the previous two weeks are reported by 12 percent ...
MP calls for new measures to protect children from alcohol advertising
Next week, Sarah Wollaston MP will put forward a private member's bill urging the government to adopt a new approach to protect UK children from alcohol advertising.
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 ...
What you see is what you do: Risky behaviors linked to risk-glorifying media exposure
Exposure via the media to activities such as street racing, binge drinking and unprotected sex is linked to risk-taking behaviors and attitudes, according to a new analysis of more than 25 years of research.
Microsoft's Bing mobile site pulls in daily deals
Microsoft Corp. is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of daily deals websites by incorporating them into its Bing search site for smart phones.
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 ...
Binge eaters' dopamine levels spike at sight, smell of food
(PhysOrg.com) -- A brain imaging study at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory reveals a subtle difference between ordinary obese subjects and those who compulsively overeat, ...
Moderate-to-heavy alcohol intake may increase risk of atrial fibrillation
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm). Its name comes from the fibrillating (i.e., quivering) of the heart muscles of the atria, instead of a coordinated contraction. The result ...
Bing search gaining ground on Google: comScore
Industry tracking firm comScore on Friday reported that Microsoft's Bing gained ground on Google in the lucrative Internet search market in January.
Spring break: Study suggests how to reduce risky behavior
(PhysOrg.com) -- College students who arrange with friends to "get their backs" are less likely to engage in risky spring break behavior, according to a new study.