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Moderate drinking healthy for some people: Study

Moderate drinking healthy for some people: Study

12 Nov 2014

London: Moderate alcohol consumption can protect against coronary heart disease, but only for people who have a particular genotype, according to a new study.

drinking,   healthy life,   alcohol,   heart disease,   ethanol,   alcohol consumption,  
How genes decide recovery from alcoholism

How genes decide recovery from alcoholism

05 Nov 2014

Washington: US researchers have identified genetic markers that may help in identifying individuals who could benefit from the alcoholism treatment drug Acamprosate. Patients carrying these genetic variants have longer periods of abstinence during the first three months of Acamprosate treatment, showed the study.

gene,   alcohol,   genetic marker,   alcoholism treatment,   alcohol,   alcohol-dependent,  
<strong>Alcohol</strong> addiction recovery may trigger insomnia

Alcohol addiction recovery may trigger insomnia

06 Nov 2014

New York: For people in the early phases of recovery from alcohol addiction, insomnia is a "prevalent and persistent" problem, says a study. The incidence of insomnia during early recovery may be five times higher than the general population and may persist for months to years, the findings showed.

early phases of recovery,   alcohol addiction,   insomnia,   prevalent and persistent,   problem,   incidence of insomnia,   five times higher,   general population,   months to years ,  
<strong>Alcohol</strong> consumption linked to better memory in elderly

Alcohol consumption linked to better memory in elderly

25 Oct 2014

Washington: Light alcohol consumption is associated with higher episodic memory - the ability to recall memories of events - in people 60 and older who do not have dementia, scientists have found.

Alcohol consumption,   alcohol,   alcohol builds memory,   alcohol benefits,   elderly,  
'Sleep Better' app to track your sleep

'Sleep Better' app to track your sleep

07 Nov 2014

New York: If you need an expert to track how well you sleep, here is one that can do it from your smartphone. The Sleep Better app from Runtastic for android and i-phone is out for download.

Sleep Better app,   sleep,   smartphone,   caffeine consumption,   exercise,   alcohol,  
Smoking hampers recovery during abstinence from <strong>alcohol</strong>

Smoking hampers recovery during abstinence from alcohol

22 Oct 2014

New York: People who want to get rid of alcohol dependence but cannot quit smoking may not achieve full neuro-cognitive recovery, said a study.

Smoking,   alcohol,   quit smoking,   neuro-cognitive recovery,   alcohol dependent individuals,   ALC,  
Women have higher risk of injury than men post-drinking

Women have higher risk of injury than men post-drinking

04 Nov 2014

New York: Woman who find alcohol hard to resist even after three standard drinks are more likely to suffer from injury when compared with men, shows new research that includes patients from India.

New York,   Women,   alcohol,   hard to resist,   three standard drinks,   suffer from injury,   compared to men,   post drinking ,  
<strong>Alcohol</strong> can disrupt sleep even after quitting

Alcohol can disrupt sleep even after quitting

01 Oct 2014

New York: Chronic alcohol exposure can lead to disruptions in the sleep cycle, not just when one actively drinks but even years after one stops drinking.

Alcohol,   sleep,   Chronic alcohol exposure,   alcohol abuse,   alcohol exposure,  
Binge drinking hampers memory in long run

Binge drinking hampers memory in long run

29 Oct 2014

Washington: High doses of alcohol during adolescence may continue to affect the brain even after drinking stops, leading to structural changes in the brain and memory deficits, says a significant study.

Binge drinking,   memory,   alcohol,   brain,   memory deficit,   neurons,  
Liquor costlier in Tamil Nadu from today

Liquor costlier in Tamil Nadu from today

01 Nov 2014

Chennai: For the second time in as many months, the Tamil Nadu government has hiked the prices of liquor sold through state run TASMAC outlets. The hike, which came into force from Saturday, varies from Rs eight to Rs 80, Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) sources said.

Tamil Nadu,   liquor,   TASMAC,   TASMAC outlets,   Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation,   alcohol,  

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