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Gout and 'Podagra' in medieval Cambridge, England - PubMed International journal of paleopathology.

blog post image "The high prevalence rate of gout in the friary is at least partly explained by the consumption of alcohol and purine-rich diets by the friars and the wealthy townsfolk. Medieval medical texts from Cambridge show that gout (known as podagra) was sometimes treated with medications made from the root of...

Australia's growing thirst for alcohol-free wine and beer

blog post image Demand for non-alcoholic drinks "explodes" as more Australians rethink their drinking habits.

Effect of alcohol on promise making - a prisoner

blog post image An Economic Analysis of Business Drinking: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-field Experiment “Our GAAM (guilt aversion and alcohol myopia) model predicts that intoxication increases promise-making but has no effect on promise-breaking. We test these predictions using a prisoner’s dilemma game with pre-play...

Virtual worlds can have good as well as negative effects: Psychologist Pete Etchells on his book, Lost in a Good Game.

blog post image Virtual worlds can have good as well as negative effects: Psychologist Pete Etchells on his book, Lost in a Good Game. " ... a psychologist at Bath Spa University in England but still an avid gamer, Etchells specializes in understanding the behavioral effects—both positive and negative—of video...

Anheuser-Busch pulls millions from controversial NIH alcohol study: Questions about the study could “undermine its lasting

blog post image Anheuser-Busch pulls millions from controversial NIH alcohol study: Questions about the study could “undermine its lasting credibility,” company said.

Facebook trial hides alcohol adverts: The social network is testing a tool that will let people hide categories of ads for

blog post image Facebook trial hides alcohol adverts: The social network is testing a tool that will let people hide categories of ads for the first time.

Collaborative Care Linked to Better Outcomes in Substance Use Disorders: By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild,

blog post image Collaborative Care Linked to Better Outcomes in Substance Use Disorders: By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD Patients with alcohol or opioid use disorder treated with a collaborative care model in primary care are twice as likely to receive evidence-based...

Risky Alcohol Intake on the Rise — Especially in Women, Minorities, Seniors: By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi,

blog post image Risky Alcohol Intake on the Rise — Especially in Women, Minorities, Seniors: By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD The prevalence of high-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder increased sharply over a decade, constituting a public health crisis, a JAMA Psychiatry study concludes. Two surveys...

Motivational interviewing (MI) for preventing alcohol misuse in young adults is not effective enough | Cochrane

blog post image Motivational interviewing (MI) for preventing alcohol misuse in young adults is not effective enough | Cochrane

Ignition lock laws cut alcohol-related crash deaths

blog post image Ignition lock laws cut alcohol-related crash deaths

Estimated Effects of Different Alcohol Taxation and Price Policies on Health Inequalities: A Mathematical Modelling Study:

blog post image Estimated Effects of Different Alcohol Taxation and Price Policies on Health Inequalities: A Mathematical Modelling Study: In this mathematical modelling study, Petra Meier and colleagues estimate the impact of different alcohol taxation and pricing structures on consumption, spending, and health inequalities....

Healthcare on demand to see increased funding in coming years says an industry report by Accenture. Over $1billion by 2017. In

blog post image Healthcare on demand to see increased funding in coming years says an industry report by Accenture. Over $1billion by 2017. In this burgeoning on-demand economy, market entrants have developed solutions that address activities previously perceived as dull or demanding. For instance, Wype brings car-washing...

Social norms interventions are not effective enough on their own to reduce alcohol use or misuse among university or college

blog post image Social norms interventions are not effective enough on their own to reduce alcohol use or misuse among university or college students | Cochrane

'I think my colleague is an alcoholic. What should I do?': Louisa Symington-Mills helps a reader who's concerned about the

blog post image 'I think my colleague is an alcoholic. What should I do?': Louisa Symington-Mills helps a reader who's concerned about the amount of alcohol her co-worker drinks. Email your own work-related worries to work.advice@telegraph.co.uk

Drinking less in middle age can cut risk of dementia, says Nice: Health authority urges people to reduce alcohol intake,

blog post image Drinking less in middle age can cut risk of dementia, says Nice: Health authority urges people to reduce alcohol intake, stop smoking and eat more healthily when they hit 40 to avoid ill-health in later life

Tough alcohol policies linked to lower death rates from liver damage: (HealthDay)—States with strong alcohol control policies

blog post image Tough alcohol policies linked to lower death rates from liver damage: (HealthDay)—States with strong alcohol control policies have lower death rates connected to alcohol-related liver damage, a new study finds.

The glucagon‐like peptide 1 receptor agonist liraglutide attenuates the reinforcing properties of alcohol in rodents Vallöf,

blog post image The glucagon‐like peptide 1 receptor agonist liraglutide attenuates the reinforcing properties of alcohol in rodents Vallöf, Daniel. Maccioni, Paola. Colombo, Giancarlo. Mandrapa, Minja. Jörnulf, Julia Winsa. Egecioglu, Emil. Engel, Jörgen A.. Jerlhag, Elisabet. Addiction Biology.

Study's message to recovering alcoholics: Quit smoking to stay sober: Adult smokers with a history of problem drinking who

blog post image Study's message to recovering alcoholics: Quit smoking to stay sober: Adult smokers with a history of problem drinking who continue smoking are at a greater risk of relapsing three years later compared with adults who do not smoke. While treatments for alcohol abuse traditionally require concurrent treatment...