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  • Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Reduce Incident Depression

    Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Reduce Incident Depression0

    Low-to-moderate alcohol drinking is associated with lower risk of depression. Most cultures include alcoholic beverages as part of their usual diet. Alcohol intake is different over world regions regarding the habitual type of beverage and the frequency and average intake. In general terms, the consumption of alcoholic beverages is increasing worldwide. Unipolar depression is the

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  • Good to Know: Does Smoking Affect Hangovers?

    Good to Know: Does Smoking Affect Hangovers?1

    Alcohol and cigarettes are an inseparable combination to many. But if you don’t want to suffer the worst possible hangover it seems best to skip the tobacco. Researchers asked 113 US students to report their daily drinking and smoking behavior and hangover symptoms for eight weeks, which included having headaches, feeling tired or nauseous and

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  • Even Moderate Drinking Can Be Harmful for the Brain

    Even Moderate Drinking Can Be Harmful for the Brain0

    Moderate to binge drinking can damage your memory abilities The drinker might not experience any functioning problems in the short term, says graduate student Megan Anderson, of Rutgers University, but in the long term the story may be different. New research published in Neuroscience shows that moderate to binge drinking reduces the number of nerve

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  • Why You Always Empty Your Beer That Fast

    Why You Always Empty Your Beer That Fast10

    Researchers from Bristol University’s school of experimental psychology have found that people drinking beer from curved glasses tend to drink it faster than those with straight glasses. This might be so because it’s harder to calculate the amount of beer in the curved glasses. The researchers picked up 159 individuals, men and women aged 18-40,

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  • Pregnant Women May Be Able to Drink Moderately, Scientists Say

    Pregnant Women May Be Able to Drink Moderately, Scientists Say0

    Researchers in Denmark suggest that pregnant women can consume up to 8 drinks per week without harming the un-born child. Apparently, the children of women who drank moderately during pregnancy (up to 8 drinks per week) showed similar IQ levels, attention span and executive functions performance than those born from mothers who didn’t drink. Moreover,

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