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Symptoms of alcoholism may affect its treatment with medication, finds study

19-03 Symptoms of alcoholism may affect its treatment with medication, finds study

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Alcoholism can affect anybody, irrespective of his or her race and economic status. Be it an adolescent, an adult or an elderly, addiction to alcohol can lead to a disaster on anyone’s life. Now, a new research conducted at the Oregon State University (OSU) has found another dark side of this illness. The study has revealed that the existing sympt

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Symptoms of alcoholism may affect treatment for alcohol use disorder, finds study

28-02 Symptoms of alcoholism may affect treatment for alcohol use disorder, finds study

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Alcoholism or alcohol use disorder (AUD) can adversely affect the social, personal as well as the professional life of an individual. People who recognize this fact, show courage and opt for treatment. However, symptoms of AUD can, at times, make the treatment difficult. This was corroborated by a recent research, published in the journal Annals of

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Alcohol abuse probable outcome of bariatric surgeries

05-10 Alcohol abuse probable outcome of bariatric surgeries

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Bariatric surgeries are surgical procedures that can bring about weight loss by restricting the amount of food that the stomach can hold. Some of the common procedures include gastric bypass, also known as the Roux-en-Y, gastric bypass (RYGB), sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS). Th

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Can compulsive drinking be reversed

08-09 Can compulsive drinking be reversed

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Alcohol consumption forms a significant part and parcel of American life. Americans drink to celebrate the birth of a new life and the beginning of a new relationship when they marry. Drinks are customary as well when someone is bid adieu from the workplace they have been long associated with. While drinking is an accepted social norm, in some peopl

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American drinking habits reaching new risk levels, finds study

16-08 American drinking habits reaching new risk levels, finds study

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The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) defines binge drinking as a pattern that brings a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08g/dL. This level of BAC typically happens when men consume five or more drinks and women consume four or more drinks within two hours. Though different individuals react differently to a

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Why do humans crave for alcohol?

03-08 Why do humans crave for alcohol?

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People engage in a number of behaviors dictated by culture, society, values, morals, ethics and genetics, which may often turn destructive in the long run. One of such prevalent practices is their disposition toward alcohol. Despite its severe consequences, such as disruption of brain development, liver-related diseases, heart diseases, etc., it is

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Bariatric surgery likely to increase risk of alcohol dependence, says study

28-07 Bariatric surgery likely to increase risk of alcohol dependence, says study

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In recent times, weight reduction has become a fad among youngsters who can go to any extreme in order to get a perfect body. People are going berserk to lose those extra kilos and often get caught in the web of “fad diets,” which eventually lead to various eating disorders. Although a lot of people opt for healthier options, such as physical wo

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How excessive drinking affects heart life

13-07 How excessive drinking affects heart life

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Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are one of the prominent reasons for illness and disability among men and women of different age. In fact, heart diseases and stroke are the leading causes of death of American adults. Despite the numerous advancements in the field of prevention and treatment of heart diseases, it still poses a major risk in the United

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The link between alcohol abuse and lung cancer

20-12 The link between alcohol abuse and lung cancer

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Alcohol consumption has been linked to a variety of cancers, including breast, throat, mouth and liver cancers. Additionally, it has been suggested by researchers that alcohol consumption can also increase the chance of lung cancer. Heavy consumption of alcohol also creates alcoholic lung disease, a precursor of serious lung diseases, including canc

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Effect of alcohol addiction on cognitive function

29-11 Effect of alcohol addiction on cognitive function

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Many people use alcohol as an escape route for various day-to-day problems related to personal, social or job pressures, which may lead to alcohol abuse. Studies have shown that chronic or excessive alcohol consumption can have a very negative consequence on the brain, impacting the cognitive function. (more…)

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