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News tag: alcohol abuse


Women binge-drinking equals men’s

20 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Young women are binge-drinking at the same rate as men, a leading hepatologist says. Each week, more than 88 deaths are linked directly to diseases resulting from alcohol abuse, and a new initiative is now targeting the relationship between women and drinking. Dr. Orla Crosbie, a Consultant Hepatologist at Cork…


Alcohol abusing Australian live in denial about its effects

23 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
New survey finds that almost half the Australian adults consume alcohol reaching dangerous levels, and most of them live in denial about its impact on their health. The VicHealth survey involved more than 2,000 adults from around Australia, and found that 46% of people drank heavily, at levels associated with…


Excessive work, no relaxation leads to health problems

19 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Working hard all the time, with no reprieve or relaxation, interferes with your health and stability, new research claims. A new study suggests that complete immersion in long work hours or managing several jobs, can lead to alcohol abuse. Not only excessive work turn on this inclination, but also gives…


Gene responsible for psychological problems discovered

8 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A gene variant is used as a marker for kids who will turn as some of the world’s most vulnerable, new research suggests. Based on this finding, new personalized treatments for such children are available. The findings also make a step forward in understanding the mechanism that makes a child…