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Researcher Anna-Karin Danielsson

Parental Relations Play A Vital Role To Help Prevent Teenagers From Drinking Alcohol

Parents who are both present and engaged are the very best way of preventing teenagers from consuming large quantities of alcohol. Adolescents who smoke, stay out with their friends, and have access to alcohol – from their parents, for example – when they are as young as 13 are at greater risk of becoming binge […]

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Researcher Nelly Alia-Klein

Genetic Makeup And Duration Of Substance Abuse Reduce Brain Neurons In Drug Addiction

A study conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory demonstrated that drug addicted individuals who have a certain genetic makeup have decreased gray matter density – and therefore fewer neurons – in areas of the brain that are essential for decision-making, self-control, and learning and memory. The research, conducted by scientists […]

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Researcher Richard Rose

Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index (RAPI) Effectively Predicts Adult Alcoholism

Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index (RAPI), a widely used index for assessing adolescent drinking-related problems, was found to be effective at predicting the future alcohol dependence of teen-age drinkers, according to an Indiana University study which also found that the association was stronger for adolescent female drinkers. The results are available now online in advance of […]

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Light To Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Help To Ward Off Dementia

Experts agree that long-term alcohol abuse is detrimental to memory function and can cause neuro-degenerative disease. However, according to a study published in Age and Ageing by Oxford University Press, there is evidence that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may decrease the risk of cognitive decline or dementia. The publisher made the original full-text study available for free […]

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Higher Education Associated With Decrease In Negative Factors That Influence Health

It is known that education decreases the incidence of cardiovascular disease. New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Public Health demonstrates that education is also correlated with lower blood pressure and a decrease in other factors which influence health such as alcohol, smoking, and weight gain. Check the end of this report […]

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