Alcohol

Researchers reveal the positive effects of exercise on the liver

17 hours ago   |   News Medical

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common liver disorder worldwide, affecting as much as a quarter of humanity. It is characterized by fat accumulation in liver...
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Reactions To DMX's Untimely Death Are Triggering Me--Addicts Do Not ‘Deserve' to Die

19 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Trigger warning: addiction Addiction is a cold, cruel, and insidious disease - one which claims millions of lives each year. It is estimated that one out of every eight adults...
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Study reveals one in six parents allowed teens to drink during quarantine

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

The overwhelmed pandemic parent has become a ubiquitous symbol of the stress and despair many have felt since COVID-19 spread widely. With many parents -; especially moms...
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Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Many Americans increased their alcohol intake during the pandemic, with women and parents of young children disproportionately affected.
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‘Terrible heartache': Soaring wait times for drug and alcohol treatment during pandemic

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Practitioners in the sector say prior to the pandemic, wait times were about three to four weeks on average to access counselling. This blew out to 10 weeks over Christmas in...
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Effects of supplementation with main coffee components including caffeine and/or chlorogenic acid on hepatic, metabolic, and inflammatory indices in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes: a randomized, double-blind,

2 days ago   |   Nutrition Journal

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is much more frequent and more severe, including cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with type 2 diabetes. Coffee is a complex...
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Pandemic drinking puts more than 100 people in hospital

Pandemic drinking puts more than 100 people in hospital

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Official Government data shows the NHS dealt with more than three-quarters of a million alcohol-related admissions between April and December last year.
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Deaths in Dominican Republic linked to tainted alcohol

3 days ago   |   Food Safety

More than 25 people have died in the Dominican Republic after drinking adulterated alcohol, according to authorities. The Ministry of Public Health reported 26 deaths and more...
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My Spouse Is Depressed: Tips on How to Help and Cope

3 days ago   |   Web MD

Is your spouse depressed? If your loved one withdraws from activities or sex, spends more time alone, or drinks more alcohol than they once did, they may have depression. Find...
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Addiction experts seek to understand why people engage in 'extreme' drinking

5 days ago   |   News Medical

It's a health crisis often hidden in plain sight. While binge drinking behaviors - drinking alcohol to a blood alcohol concentration level of 0.08% or higher - have been...
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Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Memory B cells that bind to SARS-CoV-2 and cross-react with other coronaviruses were identified in kids even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Big bank helps customers collect half-a-billion dollars

CBA is applying behavioural economics to help customers claim benefits they would not likely have claimed otherwise Read more ...

Task Force Reviewing Race Modifier in eGFR Issues Interim Report

Task force of the National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology formed to reassess the race coefficient for calculating eGFR releases progress report, promises... Read more ...

Covid-19: US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Federal agencies act out of an "abundance of caution" after extremely rare cases of blood clotting. Read more ...

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Increase in eating disorders was seen during the pandemic. Eating disorder preventive interventions and treatments should be made easily accessible, affordable and widely... Read more ...

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

The study by Penn State researchers found that in the first months of the pandemic, parents reported that their children were experiencing higher levels of depression and... Read more ...

Balance of power shifts as tenants prepare to negotiate cheaper rents

Many property investors holding apartments in inner-city Melbourne and Sydney are being forced to slash rents, with some are asking up to 25 per cent less than a decade ago. Read more ...

Time for action to curb high-interest credit cards

Fresh regulatory ideas are needed to curb high-interest credit cards that tend to hurt the people who can least afford it. Read more ...

Why not try tax deductibility of interest for first home buyers?

It would help many young people struggling with rising housing affordability to get a foot on the property ladder. Read more ...

CDC and FDA Call for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Blood Clotting...

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control will stop using the vaccine at federal sites and urge states to do so as well while they examine the safety... Read more ...