Alcoholism

Study: 1 in 8 US adults has alcohol use disorder

Alcoholism - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:47

Since the early 2000s, researchers estimate the number of American adults with alcohol use disorder jumped 49 percent. That means 1 in 8 American adults could be classified as a person with alcoholism .

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Via Alcoholics Anonymous Cleveland

Alcoholism - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:19

Earlier this year, WEEKLY STANDARD senior editor Christopher Caldwell wrote the single best piece on the opioid crisis in America. In Mosaic Magazine, he's just published another great piece on the topic of addiction: "Why There Is No Secular Substitute for Alcoholics Anonymous."

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Can drinking a little bit help you live longer?

Alcoholism - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:19

Having a little wine or beer to unwind most days may help lower the odds of a premature death as long as that drink or two doesn't routinely turn into more, a new study confirms. Researchers examined health survey data on more than 333,000 U.S. adults, following them for an average of about eight years to see how their drinking habits influenced their survival odds.

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Alcoholism in the US is so much worse than we thought

Alcoholism - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:09

Under the radar, Americans have been drinking way more, sliding silently further down a slippery slope of alcohol addiction. Some are even calling it an epidemic - shocking, since few Americans were even aware that the condition was on the rise.

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Intoxication increases risk for heavy drinkers to commit violence against intimate partner

Alcoholism - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:09

Intoxicated, heavy drinkers have a tendency to act rashly in response to negative emotions, which can intensify the risk for intimate partner aggression, according to a study by Georgia State University and Purdue University. The researchers examined the link between risk-promoting factors, such as impulsivity and problematic drinking, and intimate partner aggression among intoxicated and non-intoxicated heavy drinkers.

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Letter: Before your teen heads off to college, talk about alcohol

Alcoholism - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 10:37

In the coming weeks, millions of college-bound freshmen will be leaving home for the campus for the first time. As parents prepare their teens for college, it's important to set aside time to talk about alcohol.

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Global NASH (Non - "Alcoholics Steatohepatitis) Market 2017: Size,...

Alcoholism - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 06:07

WiseGuyReports.com adds "NASH Market 2017 Global Analysis Research Report Forecasting to 2030"reports to its database. The Global NASH Market is growing at a moderate rate over last five years on account of rising number of obesity among young population.

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'My girlfriend flirts with others when she's drunk'

Alcoholism - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 01:50

My girlfriend and I were invited to a party a few days ago. She got drunk and began flirting with another friend of mine, who promptly told me about it and asked me to take her home.

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Pivot Ministries at Compo Service

Alcoholism - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 21:32

Pivot Ministries were guest participants today at the weekly multi-congregational worship service at Compo Beach. Founded in 1970, Pivot Ministries is a residential treatment program located in Bridgeport and Norwalk.

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Ant McPartlin tweets he is 'overwhelmed by support' as he leaves rehab for drug and alcohol addiction

Alcoholism - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 17:09

Ant McPartlin has thanked fans for their support as his rehab stint comes to an end Ant, 41, checked himself into rehab in June this year after admitting he had been struggling with alcohol and addictive drugs. He kept his painful battle secret from his wife Lisa and his TV presenting partner Declan Donnelly, and apparently wept as he told them what he had been going through.

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We need to examine the way we talk to children about alcohol - Alison

Alcoholism - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 15:02

Celebrate your results or drown your sorrows. That's the message from some drink promotion companies as Ireland's Leaving Cert students prepare to tear open the envelopes on Wednesday that will set them on the road to their future dreams.

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Study finds substantial increases in alcoholism Read Story Grant Robinson

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 23:55

The 11 year analysis found that overall, alcohol use disorders grew by 49.4 percent. For women, alcohol use disorders grew by 83.7 percent.

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Scotch Whisky Association faces A 1.2m in costs if alcohol pricing appeal fails

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 21:42

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Baby Boomers Lead Nationwide Surge In Drinking, Alcoholism, New Study Shows

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 17:19

Getting drunk early and often is an equal opportunity affliction, according to a new study, which shows alcoholism rising sharply across every demo of drinkers. Whether they prefer moonshine or merlot, one out of every eight Americans has an alcohol disorder, according to a study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Psychiatry publication.

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Kidney disease may boost risk of abnormal heartbeat

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 10:28

Many cancer patients in the United States are shocked by their out-of-pocket costs for care -- with some spending one-third of their income on treatment, a new study finds. Many cancer patients in the United States are shocked by their out-of-pocket costs for care -- with some spending one-third of their income on treatment, a new study finds.

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Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Indivior Plc Spon (INVVY) to Hold

Alcoholism - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 01:45

According to Zacks, "Indivior PLC operates as a specialty pharmaceutical company. It is engaged in discovering and developing medications and treatment for alcohol addiction, opioid overdose, cocaine intoxication and co-occurring conditions, such as schizophrenia.

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Pot Compound Alters Levels of Seizure Drug in Epilepsy Patients

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:20

Scientists experimenting with the marijuana compound cannabidiol as an epilepsy treatment must evaluate any interactions with other anti-seizure drugs patients are taking, researchers report. The new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests cannabidiol affects blood levels of several anti-seizure drugs, especially clobazam.

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Study: One in eight American adults are alcoholics

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:44

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry this month finds that the rate alcohol use disorder, or what's colloquially known as "alcoholism," rose by a shocking 49 percent in the first decade of the 2000s. One in eight American adults, or 12.7 percent of the U.S. population, now meets diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder, according to the study.

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Town Brewery Exhibition to Address History, Addiction and More at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:44

Beer, Breweries and the Band of Hope, on display at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery until Saturday 2 September, provides a fascinating look back at one of the oldest trades in existence - by the Middle Ages every town including Warrington was home to brewers working on a commercial scale. This display commemorates the 150th anniversary of one of the region's most prolific breweries, Burtonwood Brewery, as well as focussing on the local Temperance movement which grew in response to the number of breweries in the town.

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Alcoholic died after consuming more than four times the drink drive limit, inquest heard

Alcoholism - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:17

AN alcoholic died after consuming more than four times the drink drive limit and a lethal dose of a drug, an inquest has heard. An inquest held in Cannock yesterday heard Mr Sutton had alcohol dependency and had been seen by a friend the day before his death entering the outhouse with a bottle of whiskey in his pocket.

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