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News tag: alcohol


Would you wolf down algae to get rid of a hangover?

11 Jan, 2016 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Many of us have overindulged in alcohol over the past two-three weeks, and those readers who resonated with this article's title are definetly in search for a good hangover remedy. If not as we speak, then for the near future. The healthcare industry knows there's a slice to tap into,…


Excess sugar, added carbs identified as true culprits in obesity

23 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Lack of physical activity is considered the triggering factor for obesity, but excess sugar and carbohydrates are in fact the true culprits, health experts claim. Scientists say the current surge in poor diet is responsible for the increased occurrence of the disease more than physical inactivity, alcohol and smoking combined.…


Snoozing ruins chances of a good day

9 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The common, normal reaction to reach over and slap the alarm clock with the intention of hitting the snooze button, may give you five more minutes of sweat sleep, but we should remember what they say: “you snooze, you lose!” According to new research, snoozing actually makes a person groggier,…


Legalized recreational marijuana benefits beer industry

13 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 2 comments
Legalized marijuana may actually increase beer sales! Expert think legalizing recreational marijuana will not affect the average American beer consumer, whose social habits won’t  likely switch from drinking a few beers a day to smoking weed. The assumption was made by analyst Trevor Sterling, in a note contradicting previous research.…


Only men smile more after using alcohol

30 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Men are more responsive to people’s smile in their social group after having an alcoholic beverage, a new research shows. Published in Clinical Psychological Science, the study shows that in men, alcohol increases sensitivity to positive social behaviors like smiling, and identifies the risk factors that contribute to problem drinking…


Drinking and smoking are boosted by physical overdevelopment

26 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Physically overdeveloped high school students are more likely to start smoking and drink alcohol regularly, according to a new study. Researchers have investigated 160 children both males and females, of ages between 11 and 18. After measuring physiological and psychological parameters of the studied group, the scientists gave the participants complex…