Tag: alcohol

Psychedelic ketamine plus psychological therapy effectively treats addiction to alcohol

January 14, 2022

Ketamine infusions along with psychotherapy has been found to be more effective at maintaining long-term alcohol abstinence than any other treatment methods. According to a group of researchers from the University of Exeter, UK, ketamine-assisted psychotherapy kept adults with severe […]

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Smoking and alcohol intake associated with age-related macular degeneration

November 17, 2021

A new study by researchers from University College London has shown both smoking and alcohol intake are associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of blindness – its prevalence is expected to increase with population aging, […]

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More US citizens report alcohol’s secondhand harms

July 3, 2019

Smoking’s secondhand effects are better known than alcohol’s – a new US study suggests the latter’s effects are much more dangerous and varied. Women were likely to be harmed by a spouse, partner or family member who is inebriated while […]

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Alcohol consumption and obesity higher in rural Australia, says research

May 29, 2012

AUSTRALIA – A nationwide study has found that people living in rural Australia are more likely to consume alcohol and be overweight and obese. The Roy Morgan State of the Nation Report 11, which includes a focus on rural Australia, […]

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