Alcohol is frequently featured in entertainment media targeting teenagers, but can a simple message alter their attitudes about drinking? According to research from a professor at American University, the answer is yes.
Recent headlines touted a link between daily alcohol consumption and a nearly 20-percent decrease in mortality risk — but those findings may be clouding the true relationship between alcohol and good health.
Alcohol abuse is recognized as a major health problem in the United States and in many countries throughout the world. Alcohol may cause cognitive problems and in certain conditions may cause dementia.
For parents of young kids, talking with our kids about drugs and alcohol may seem like something we're supposed to tackle years from now — but experts recommend we begin open and ongoing dialogue about these topics as early as age 6.
Summary: Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. This according to a nationwide observational study of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France.
GENEVA - WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs.
There are a lot of mixed messages about alcohol. On the one hand, moderate amounts have been linked to health benefits. On the other hand, it is addictive and highly toxic when we drink too much of it.
HealthDay News — Few high-risk individuals motivated to reduce alcohol consumption are successful after 6 months, according to a study published online in Addiction.
With marijuana legalization on the rise, an increasing number of studies are exploring the drug's potential harms and benefits. However, a new study suggests that when it comes to brain health, alcohol is more damaging.
KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) - From the NC Research Campus: NIH-funded research examined over 6,000 children to determine prevalence of FASD ranged from 1.1 to 5 percent.