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. The findings are reported online in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Consuming sugar-sweetened drinks is associated with a range of health issues including weight gain and obesity. These are risk factors for diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, strokes and certain cancers.
Drugs, alcohol and suicides are contributing to an alarming drop in US life expectancy, particularly among middle-aged white Americans and those living in rural communities, warn experts in The BMJ today.
During a debate on the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015, Labour TD Alan Kelly issued a “word of caution” claiming some of the proposals would have an impact on the smaller producers and the craft brewers of Ireland.
Substance abuse researcher Jason Kilmer of the University of Washington presented a talk on Monday explaining the social, physical and psychological effects of substance abuse. The talk was titled “Beer Goggles to Blackouts: The Science of Substance Use.”
(CNN) More children have been affected by drinking during pregnancy than previously thought, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The WHO European Region has the highest level of alcohol consumption in the world. However, the level of awareness of the link between alcohol consumption and increased risk of cancer remains low.
If you're partial to a drink or two, you will love the results of a recent study; researchers have found that a "low" intake of alcohol may help to cleanse the brain. Researchers shed light on how low levels of drinking might improve brain health.
HealthDay News — Parental supply of alcohol to adolescents is associated with increased odds of alcohol-related harms, and there is no evidence to support the view that parental supply protects from adverse drinking outcomes, according to a study published online in The Lancet Public Health.