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Alcohol related hangovers may soon be passé with the advent of “safer” alternatives

Professor David Nutt, previously chairman of the United Kingdom’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and now teaching at Imperial College, believes that having a hangover after a an episode of binge drinking would soon be a thing of the past. A new synthetic alcohol called “alcosynth” could provide the pleasures of alcohol consumption without the harmful side effects.

Alcohol taxes are too low, have not kept up with inflation

(Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs) State alcohol excise taxes are typically only a few cents per drink and have not kept pace with inflation, according to a new study in the January issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Raising those taxes, according to the authors, represents an opportunity for states to increase revenues while simultaneously improving public health outcome...


How To Detox Your Body From Alcohol And Drugs

  Whether you are a recreation drinker or have admitted that you have a more serious problem, a prolonged use of drugs and alcohol can... Read More →

Almost half of those who resolve a problem with drugs or alcohol do so without assistance

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study from the Recovery Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital has estimated, for the first time, the number of Americans who have overcome serious problems with the use of alcohol or other drugs.

Genetics Home Reference: alcohol use disorder

Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) Treatment, Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Fatty Liver Disease, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Underage Drinking

Expert discusses how to identify, support individuals with drug or alcohol addiction in workplace

As businesses in the UK become more aware of the impact that alcohol and drugs have on safety and productivity in the workplace, many have implemented professional procedures for testing employees for both substances.

Glutamate may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction

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How does resolving cannabis problems differ from problems with alcohol or other drugs?

(Massachusetts General Hospital) Individuals who report having resolved a problem with cannabis use appear to have done so at younger ages than those who resolved problems with alcohol or other drugs and were less likely to use any formal sources of assistance or support, report investigators from the Recovery Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital.

[Comment] Ireland's Public Health Bill: crucial to reduce alcohol harm

Ireland has become the fourth heaviest drinking nation in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in terms of quantity of alcohol consumed,1 and ranked joint third for binge drinking in an analysis of 194 nations by WHO.2 Irish adults consume on average 11·5 L of pure alcohol per person every year, an increase of more than 100% compared with 60 years ago.3 Most alcohol in Irela...

Nutritional Status During Inpatient Alcohol Detoxification

How might vitamin or other nutritional deficiencies be implicated in alcohol-related cognitive disorders? Alcohol and Alcoholism

Medical News Today: Can you drink alcohol while taking antihistamines?

Taking medications can mean other substances, such as alcohol, are more dangerous. Mixing benadryl and alcohol has several distinct dangers to be aware of.

Alcohol use in movies influences onset of drinking among 10- to 15-year-olds

Early adolescence is a high-risk period for alcohol experimentation and initiation. Adolescent drinking is linked to exposure to alcohol use in the media.

No EMA Membership For UK After Brexit, Says European Council

The European Council’s draft guidelines on the future UK-EU relationship say that the UK, as a third country outside the......

Drinking alcohol key to living past 90? What you need to know

Here’s a recipe for misinformation: Take two topics well known to generate clicks: alcohol and longevity. Find a study that suggests alcohol increases longevity. Fail to mention the study is observational but still emphasize cause-and-effect language in your headline. Here’s what you get: Drinking Alcohol Key to Living Past 90 (NY Daily News) But it […]

Measuring the prevention of harm due to minimum alcohol pricing

Several years ago, the all party parliamentary group on alcohol extensively debated a minimum price for alcohol, with valuable input from Scottish policy makers. It reached a clear consensus that...

Biomarkers Predict Prognosis in Alcohol-Related Cancer Patients

Alcohol consumption has been identified as a modifiable risk factor for cancers such as gastric cancer. Alcohol consumption likely induces...

What’s the cost of being a doctor in recovery?

I am a physician in recovery and just celebrated my fifth-year anniversary on October 11, 2017. While in active addiction, my drugs of choice were benzodiazepines and opioids that I washed down with top-shelf alcohol. Near the end of my usage, I was diverting scheduled drugs in order to feed my addiction. After an unsuccessful […]

Symptom-Triggered Detox Using the Alcohol-Withdrawal-Scale

This study assessed the effectiveness of symptom-triggered detoxification in a setting of a specialized treatment center for alcohol use disorder. Can it reduce use and dosage of benzodiazepines? Alcohol and Alcoholism

Gene variants appear to alter features of alcohol dose-response relationship

Although estimates vary, scientists believe that 50 to 64 percent of the risk of alcohol use disorders (AUDs) is inherited. One way to identify this risk is through a person's subjective response to alcohol.

Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

Scientists and National Institute of Health officials waged a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may enshrine alcohol as a part of a healthy diet.

What are symptoms of an alcohol use disorder

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

This Study May Find That Moderate Drinking Is Healthy. The Alcohol Industry Was Asked to Pay for It.

Scientists and government officials waged a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may enshrine alcohol as a part of a healthy diet.


Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Drinking alcohol key to living past 90, says study – The Week UK

The Week UKDrinking alcohol key to living past 90, says studyThe Week UKDrinking a small amount of alcohol every day could be the key to reaching the age of 90, according to a new medical study. See related. Scientists reverse ageing process in mice. The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas ...Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2018HealthDayDrinking Alcohol Helps Better Tha...

Baby boomer deaths surge from lifetime of alcohol abuse – The Times boomer deaths surge from lifetime of alcohol abuseThe TimesOlder people are increasingly dying from alcohol abuse as decades of drinking take their toll on the baby-boomer generation. Death rates purely due to alcohol have risen by more than a third in older age groups in the past 15 years, official figures show.Baby boomers warned over drinking as alcohol-linked deaths in over-50...

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