Category: Medical Research

Alcohol and Cancer of the Penis (Alcohol and Penile Cancer)

Drinking alcohol and cancer of the penis concerns many men. However, alcohol  and penile cancer are not related. That is, drinking alcohol does not increase the risk of getting the cancer. After analyzing the research evidence, that is the conclusion of major health groups. They include the National Cancer Institute,  Cancer Research UK, American Cancer Society, …

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Alcohol and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Related to Risk

alcohol and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Drinking alcohol and non-Hodgkin lymphoma are linked. Strong evidence is that drinking alcohol reduces the the risk of developing the disease. (It’s also correct to call it non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.) I. The Disease: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a cancer that develops in the lymphatic system. This network to fight disease is throughout the body. In …

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Treatments for Alcoholism: Resources, Descriptions, & Links

holistic treatment for alcoholism

There are many treatments for alcoholism. Some are effective. Unfortunately, most are not not. And popularity is completely unrelated to which work and which don’t. Here’s a list of treatments for alcoholism. It includes descriptions of their effectiveness or lack of effectiveness. Statements of effectiveness are based on peer-reviewed scientific publications. Treatments are in alphabetical order. …

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Alcohol Consumption

An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is an enlarged area in the lower part of the aorta. That’s the major vessel that supplies blood to the body. Most aortic aneurysms (or aneurisms) are AAA. The aorta is the primary supplier of blood to the body. Therefore, a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm can cause bleeding leading to …

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