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14 November
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks may trigger cocaine addiction: Study
By Rachael

Mixing alcohol with energy drinks may trigger cocaine addiction: Study

Energy drinks, whether sugar-free or not, form the most popular dietary supplement among teens and young adults in the United States. Frequently reported to contain high amount of cocaine, the energy drink can have serious side effects. Extremely popular among young people, energy drinks in combination with alcohol help increase concentration power and lower inhibition. […]

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10 October
National Liver Cancer Awareness Month: How much alcohol is too much?
By Rachael

National Liver Cancer Awareness Month: How much alcohol is too much?

Everyone has a different threshold for alcohol. Some factors that influence it include height, weight, and gender. However, alcohol should always be consumed within limits. One should be aware that alcohol consumption can be harmful even when taken in small amounts.

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23 September
Alcohol as a cause of dehydration
By Rachael

Alcohol as a cause of dehydration

Water makes up almost 55-75 percent of the human body and is essential for most body functions, as well as ensuring cell life. Dehydration occurs when the body loses more fluid than it needs for normal body processes and is characterized by dizziness, weakness, and excessive thirst. Some people may also experience dryness of eyes […]

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30 August
Higher glutamate level in brain may trigger alcohol cravings in AUD sufferers: Study
By Rachael

Higher glutamate level in brain may trigger alcohol cravings in AUD sufferers: Study

People often end up drinking more than they intend to or for longer periods. There may be cases where they are unable to rein in their drinking habit despite facing harmful effects of prolonged drinking. Those who experience a strong urge to drink even during periods of abstinence suffer from alcohol use disorder (AUD).

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21 July
Alcoholism predominant among hepatitis C patients: Study
By Rachael

Alcoholism predominant among hepatitis C patients: Study

Alcohol is a dangerous substance and can be a cause for a gamut of health problems. When casual drinking becomes an indispensable part of life and creates dependence, it can have negative consequences. It can be extremely difficult to trace its adverse effects in the initial stage. However, by being conscious about the signs and […]

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12 July
Size of wine glass influences amount of alcohol intake
By Rachael

Size of wine glass influences amount of alcohol intake

As America continues to be besieged by the increasing prevalence of alcohol across the country, a recent study pointing to the quantity of liquor being consumed to be proportional to the size of its glass reminds the country of the drinking culture that it is struggling to get rid of. A recent study by the […]

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18 March
Marijuana smokers more likely to become alcoholics: Study
By Rachael

Marijuana smokers more likely to become alcoholics: Study

Marijuana and alcohol are exceptionally addictive, if consumed regularly. In fact, consuming both can have adverse effects on health. A recent study by the Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the City University of New York found that adults who use marijuana are five times more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder […]

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03 March
Potential risks of powdered alcohol
By Rachael

Potential risks of powdered alcohol

Powdered alcohol or Palcohol got federal approval for sale in March 2015, which paved the way for its marketing and distribution in the United States. Although patents for alcohol powders date back to 1960, Palcohol is the first product approved for regular consumption in the country.

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19 February
HIV patients more prone to damage by alcohol: Study
By Rachael

HIV patients more prone to damage by alcohol: Study

There are studies that suggest even minimal amount of alcohol is not good for health and can increase the risk of cancer. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that alcohol dependence is the third leading cause of disease burden in developing countries worldwide. According to a National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report released […]

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09 February
Problem drinking associated with early stages of legal career: Study
By Rachael

Problem drinking associated with early stages of legal career: Study

When the focus of discussion turns to alcohol, the first thing that comes to the fore is high fatality involving it. There is reason to believe that Americans are indeed drinking themselves to death. Abuse of alcohol can be because of glitz and glamor or anxiety and depression that has the United States in its […]

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