The immediate effects of drinking too much alcohol are obvious, unpleasant and can even be life threatening, but a new study has shown that young people who drink excessively, to the degree that they are admitted into hospital because of it, are also at a much higher risk of sustaining injuries in the following 6 months.
The health effects of drinking alcohol regularly are innumerable. Several studies have shown how heavy drinking can lead to a number of problems including liver disease, blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and digestive problems.
NIAAA Scientists Provide More Evidence that Binge Drinking May Be an Indicator for Vulnerability to Alcohol Use Disorder
A recent NIAAA study has shown that people who drink socially and have certain risk factors for alcohol use disorder (AUD) self-administer more alcohol and at a faster rate during a single session of alcohol consumption in a laboratory setting than people at low risk for developing AUD.
Do you become relaxed, energized, teary-eyed, or angry after having a drink? A new study suggests that what you drink – be that beer, wine, or spirits – may make a difference to how you feel.
Even light drinking could raise cancer risk, say ASCO. I enjoy the occasional glass of wine, and I wouldn’t consider this level of drinking to be harmful to my health.
Countries with populations that value autonomy and harmony tend to have higher average levels of alcohol consumption than countries with more traditional values, such as hierarchy and being part of a collective.
Both smoking and alcohol consumption have been linked to several deadly diseases include coronary heart disease, ischemic heart disease, strokes, diabetes, several cancers, liver diseases etc
Alcohol drinking is an established risk factor for several malignancies, and it is a potentially modifiable risk factor for cancer.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents many of the nation’s top cancer doctors, is calling attention to the ties between alcohol and cancer.
New research presented today at APHA's 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the effect of marijuana use and dependence on life achievement in young adults.