Category: Health

Moderate drinkers tend to have better health and live longer than those who are either abstainers or heavy drinkers. In addition to having fewer heart attacks and strokes, moderate consumers of alcoholic beverages (beer, wine and distilled spirits or liquor) are generally less likely to suffer strokes, diabetes, arthritis, enlarged prostate, dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease), and several major cancers.

Alcohol Abuse

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What are drinking problems? How serious is alcohol abuse among young people? What is the trend in drunk driving? What help is available for alcoholism? I. What Is Alcohol Abuse? To some college students, heavy drinking that leads to vomiting is not alcohol abuse but simply having a good time and being “one of the …

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Alcohol and Scrotal Cancer Risk

alcohol and scrotal cancer

Alcohol and scrotal cancer. Are they linked? That is, does drinking alcohol increase the risk of developing cancer of the scrotum? In a word, no. After studying the findings of research around the world, that’s the conclusion of major medical organizations. They include the American Cancer Society, National Institutes of Health, American Society of Clinical …

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Drinking Alcohol Reduces Weight Gain

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Alcohol reduces weight gain among women. (Sorry, guys.) Women who consume one or two alcoholic drinks daily gain less weight during mid-life. That’s in comparison with alcohol abstainers. Medical researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston published their findings in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The Study Investigators examined if alcohol reduces weight gain …

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Drinking Alcohol and Bone Cancer Risk

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Alcohol and bone cancer aren’t associated. Therefore, drinking alcohol doesn’t increase the risk of developing bone cancer.  That applies to beer, spirits and wine. That’s the conclusion of major health organizations. They include the National Cancer Institute, American Society of Clinical Oncology, CancerHelp UK, Mayo Clinic, and many others. I. Risk Factors Bone cancer risk factors …

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Calories, Carbs, and Fats in Beverages

The calories, carbs, and fats in beverages can sabotage the best intentions to lose or maintain weight. That’s because we tend to be unaware of just how fattening some beverages really are. Discover the Facts The following list presents the calories, carbs, and fats found in standard servings of both alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic …

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Know about Alcohol Detox: Information about Alcohol Detoxification

I. Alcohol Detox. What you need to know about alcohol detox (alcohol detoxification). Here’s information about what it is. Why it is sometimes necessary. What it involves. And more. Alcohol detox is the process of stabilizing alcoholics who have stopped drinking. This is sometimes necessary before alcoholism treatment begins. Detox is to prevent them from going …

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Alcohol and Multiple Sclerosis are Connected

I.   The Study: Alcohol and Multiple Sclerosis Researchers studied drinking alcohol and multiple sclerosis (MS) risk. There may be a time of higher risk for MS during adolescence. Therefore, the researchers studied the drinking of youth age 15-19. The study chose Denmark because Danish teens have high alcohol consumption. The study looked at 1,717 …

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