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Heavy alcohol use may slow brain growth: Study

The findings help validate previous research examining the effect of alcohol use on brain development in people. (Photo by iStock / Getty Images) Heavy use of alcohol may slow the rate of growth in developing brains, according to a study conducted in monkeys. The study, published in the journal eNeuro, ...

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Harmful effects of alcohol on brain persist even after quitting: Study

(Photo by iStock / Getty Images) Alcohol-induced damage in the brain continues for few weeks after the consumption of alcohol has stopped, according to a study. Although the harmful effects of alcohol on the brain are widely known, the structural changes observed are very heterogeneous, said researchers from the Central ...

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Future repercussions of alcohol intoxication among adolescents | fitness

According to a recent study, alcohol intoxication at an early age among adolescents, has been identified as a primary risk for alcohol dependence among youth and young adults. As part of the study, researchers begun to identify these circumstances by examining relationships between early age of first intoxication (less than ...

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Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face | fitness

Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face | fitness

Smoking, alcohol consumption, exposure to chulha smoke or passive smoking, over-medication and radiation exposure during first few weeks of pregnancy along with nutritional deficiencies may lead to congenital deformities of the face such as cleft lip and palate anomaly, according to a study by AIIMS. Cleft lip or cleft palate ...

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Cold weather and less sunlight may increase alcohol consumption: Study

Avoid colder places if you have a drinking problem. (Source: File Photo) Do you feel like pouring yourself a glass of rum or toddy when the weather turns nippy? Looks like you aren’t the only one. As per a recent study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh, Division of Gastroenterology, it ...

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Diabetes linked to deaths from alcohol, accidents, suicide: Study

By: IANS | London | Published: October 14, 2018 5:12:12 pm Living with diabetes can lead to a mental-health strain. (Source: File Photo) People with diabetes are more at risk of deaths from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide, than non-diabetics, a study has found. “We know that living with diabetes can ...

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Drinking alcohol four times per week increases the risk of early death: Study

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 4, 2018 5:20:08 pm Even for light drinkers, alcohol increases risk of premature death. (Source: File Photo) A glass of wine has been linked to various health benefits earlier but the latest research on the subject published in the journal ‘Alcoholism: Clinical ...

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No safe level of drinking alcohol: Lancet study

No safe level of drinking alcohol: Lancet study

There is no safe level of drinking, according to a study which found that nearly three million deaths globally in 2016 were attributed to alcohol consumption. The study, published in The Lancet journal, analysed alcohol use and its impact on health for 195 countries and territories. “The health risks associated ...

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There is no healthy level of alcohol consumption, here’s why | fitness

There is no healthy level of alcohol consumption, here’s why | fitness

Contrary to claims that one or two glasses of wine a day keep you healthy, a study published in the prestigious journal The Lancet has warned that there is no safe level of drinking alcohol as it is associated with nearly one in 10 deaths among middle-aged people. The findings ...

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Alcohol kills 2.8 million worldwide annually: Researchers

Alcohol kills 2.8 million worldwide annually: Researchers

Alcohol kills 2.8 million people every year globally, causing cancer, heart disease and road accidents and even by worsening tuberculosis, researchers have said. They found no evidence that light drinking might help keep people healthy and said there is no evidence that drinking any alcohol at all improves health. Even ...

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