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Alcoholism and creativity: the case of John Cheever

I conducted a long series of intensive structured research interviews with John Cheever, the author of five novels, over 300 stories and winner of the National Book Award for The Wapshot Chronicle and the Pulitzer Prize for his collected stories. He was also a National Gold Medal winner and one …

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Targeting dysregulated kappa-opioid receptors reduces working memory deficits in alcohol use disorders

As heavy or frequent drinking escalates, some people continue to drink despite increasingly negative consequences such as poor performance at work or school, deteriorating family or personal relationships, and declining physical health. Impaired working memory, a common problem in people with alcohol use disorder (AUD), can interfere with disease recovery …

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Louisville company targets non-drinkers and moderate drinkers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When someone stops drinking alcohol or cuts down, they may wonder what their social life will be like when they make the switch. What do you want to know Alcohol-free and low-alcohol (no/low alcohol) products are a growing sector in the alcoholic beverage market. In 2020, the …

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Sheridan Smith’s health: the star’s fight against a “genetic” disease – alcoholism

The year was 2016 when Sheridan Smith was caught in a downward spiral, missing encores and letting audiences down. In a candid interview, the mother-of-one revealed she was “struggling”. “I was struggling with alcohol…with my mental health,” Sheridan told the Guardian. Discussing her appearance on the TV show Who Do …

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Alcohol Rehab in Ohio: Get the Best Treatment for Alcoholism

Did you know that alcohol use disorder affects more than 14.5 million people in the United States only. In fact, almost one in five adults in Ohio having indulged in heavy drinking or binge drinking in the past month. Fortunately, there is reliable professional support if you are looking for …

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Researchers make non-alcoholic beer taste like regular beer

Some people find the taste to be flat and watery and this has a natural explanation, according to Sotirios Kampranis, a professor at the University of Copenhagen. “What non-alcoholic beer lacks is the aroma of hops. When you remove the alcohol from beer, for example by heating it, you also …

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Nutri-Score creator backs alcohol label warnings as Italian wine sector calls any move an ‘affront’ to science

Pietro Paganini, founder and chairman of European think tank Competere, called the move a “affront to science and the wine sector”​, adding that this would represent a worrying “anti-alcohol orientation »by European authorities. “Over the years, science has highlighted the importance of wine in a balanced diet”,he said, adding that …

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In mice, mothers with metabolic syndrome can ‘activate’ liver disease in their offspring

New research from North Carolina State University has found that a printed gene associated with the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is activated in mice that breastfeed from mothers with metabolic syndrome, even when those mice are not biologically linked. The finding supports the hypothesis that imprinted genes …

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The risk of premature death is higher in underweight people who drink too much

A study has found that people who are underweight and drink excessively have a much higher risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes than people with a healthy weight who drink more moderately. According to research, which was published in the January issue of the journal Drug …

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Alcohol in the Pandemic: Stable for Women, Declining for Men – 2022 – Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly

A new RAND study found that alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic declined among men, while it remained stable among women. In general, alcohol-related problems have increased during the pandemic, by 49% for women and 69% for men, but the reasons for the problems remain unclear. The results were published …

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Woman reflects on costs of alcoholism as Wisconsin loses more lives

Jenny has spent most of her life in Wisconsin, but she hasn’t always been in contact with alcohol. His parents didn’t drink much. She thought of herself as the type of student who would go out on weekends, but she would never pass out. Then that changed. In her thirties, …

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Ketamine, an “intriguing new therapy” for alcoholism

Three weekly dissociative infusions anesthetic ketamine combined with mindfulness-based relapse prevention therapy can help adults with alcohol consumption (AUD) maintain abstinence, according to new research. Preliminary results from a Phase 2, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial show that ketamine was well tolerated and, compared to placebo, associated with more days abstinence from …

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11 Signs of Alcoholism and How to Get Help for an Alcohol Use Disorder

Experts now refer to alcoholism as a mental health condition called alcohol use disorder (AUD). Major signs include food cravings, difficulty controlling alcohol intake, and drinking that affects your daily life. A therapist or recovery professional can help you change your drinking habits and create lasting change. Visit Insider’s Health …

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Ketamine and Therapy May Help Alcoholics “Stay Out of Binge Drinking Longer”, Clinical Trial Finds | UK News

People treated for alcoholism were able to stay away from heavy drinking longer with ketamine and psychological therapy, “extremely encouraging” clinical trial results have shown. The research is the first of its kind to examine whether a low dose of ketamine combined with therapy could be introduced as an “effective” …

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What Rehab’s Avicii Diaries Reveal About His Mental Health

Avicii’s diaries detail his mental health issues Avicii, born Tim Bergling, was a popular DJ, songwriter and producer from Sweden. With charts topping songs like “Levels” and “Wake Me Up”, Avicii’s music redefined the genre. Despite Avicii’s rapid success, the artist’s lifelong struggles with anxiety and addiction led to his …

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Stress Can Cause Binge Drinking In Women, Not Men – LIFESTYLE – GENERAL

New research has shown that stress alone can lead women to binge drinking. The study was published in the “Psychology of Addictive Behaviors Journal”. Men who experienced the same stress only drank to excess when they had already started drinking. Although rates of alcohol abuse are higher among men than …

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Fancy a dry January? Here’s what you need to know about abstaining from alcohol for a month.

Stopping drinking for a month after the excesses of the holiday season – otherwise known as dry January – has become a popular New Year’s resolution. And this year, although the stress of the pandemic and a new variant could make an even more tempting nightcap, experts say it’s always …

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Consumption of spirits associated with increased risk of ventricular arrhythmias

Only increased consumption of spirits was found to be associated with a higher risk of ventricular arrhythmias in regular drinkers. Increased alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia, but this high risk is absent with other forms of alcoholic beverages. This is a key finding from …

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Study disentangles genetic and environmental influences on progression of alcohol use disorder to related medical conditions

Newswise – A new study has shown that alcohol-related illnesses are caused by environmental and genetic factors, a proportion of which is not shared with the underlying alcohol use disorder (AUD). Medical conditions resulting from alcohol abuse include alcoholic liver disease, pancreatitis, cardiomyopathy, and neuropathy, but not all people with …

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Addiction psychiatrist gives advice on saying no to holiday drinks

People with alcohol addiction can be vulnerable while on vacation. They may be asked to indulge in something they’d rather avoid – a problem that a Northern Virginia psychiatrist has advice for now and in the future. People with alcohol addiction can be vulnerable while on vacation. They may be …

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Partnership approach to tackle anti-social behavior at Barnstaple

A partnership that includes the North Devon Council is working together to tackle Antisocial Behavior (ASB) in Barnstaple town center. Officers from the North Devon Council and the local Devon and Cornwall Police team gathered in Barnstaple town center on Monday 6 December to visit places which are regularly the …

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Do you dream of an alcohol-free Christmas? Join the (soda) club | Alcohol

The concept of a Christmas without champagne, wine or whiskey is counter-intuitive to many. But this holiday season, a growing number of Britons are avoiding alcohol and preparing for a party all – or at least partially -, according to retailers. Sales in the alcohol-free and low-alcohol category, also known …

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American Indians who believe in a false stereotype about their vulnerability to alcohol may be at higher risk for problematic drinking

Newswise – American Indians who believe in a myth falsely implying that they are biogenetically predisposed to binge drinking may experience more thirst for alcohol, more frequent drinking, and worse alcohol-related consequences than those who do not believe this myth, according to a new study in Alcoholism: clinical and experimental …

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Alcoholism or torture? What do we know about a UP man who died hours after police questioning

The bluish marks on the corpse of Jitendra Srivastav alias Kallu | By special arrangement Text size: A- A + New Delhi: On November 12, Jitendra Srivastav aka Kallu was arrested at Kalyanpur Police Station in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, after his neighbor YS Dixit accused him of stealing Rs 20 …

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What is non-alcoholic beer and how is it made?

Seven years ago, Clinton Schultz gave up alcohol. The first thing he noticed was that there was “absolutely no decent option for adults choosing not to drink.” The second thing he noticed was the time and energy he had available. “The amount of time we waste getting drunk or having …

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The best non-alcoholic beers, wines and spirits

Anyone remember Kalibur? For years, this was the only traditional low-alcohol beer available. It was and remains an awful liquid, but it looked like a beer and you could feed it in a bar without wondering why you’re not drinking. Fortunately, attitudes towards sobriety and moderation are improving, and just …

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Let’s Go – The Durango Herald

Let’s face it: eating healthy can be a challenge when you find yourself staring into a giant pot of freshly made brownies or enjoying dinner with friends drinking way too much wine. Healthy eating shouldn’t derail your social life or leave you feeling deprived. But when you’re working out to …

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Clearmind Medicine to Host “Psychedelics for Alcoholism” Virtual Educational Event on October 20

Panel of Experts to Present and Discuss Potential New Treatments for Alcohol Use Disorder and Heavy Alcohol Use TORONTO, October 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via InvestorWire – Clearmind Medicine Inc. (CSE: CMND) (“Clear mind“or the”Society“), a psychedelic medicine biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapies …

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Relationship, triggers, treatment and more

Many people have had a headache after drinking alcohol, especially after drinking too much. Although headaches are generally recognized as a side effect of alcohol in many people, its reputation as a migraine trigger can be overestimated. Alcohol is identified as an occasional trigger in around a third of people …

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America’s addiction kills thousands

America has an alcohol problem, but our country’s overdose crisis has taken attention away from our national hangover. It is time to focus on this long neglected problem. Drug overdose deaths increased nearly 30% in 2020 to 93,000, according to preliminary statistics published in July by the Centers for Disease …

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City steps up fight against alcoholism and drug addiction

Johannesburg City Health and Social Development Committee member Cllr Eunice Mgcina officially launched an alcoholism awareness campaign in Ivory Park, north of Johannesburg on Friday, September 17, 2021. Accompanied by city officials, ward councilor Cllr Spiwe Makamo, NGOs and faith-based organizations, MMC Mgcina said she was encouraged to see the …

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Alcohol tax revenues increase during pandemic

Tax Facts by the Wisconsin Policy Forum State excise tax revenue from the sale of alcoholic beverages increased nearly 17% in fiscal 2021, an annual increase that exceeds any seen for nearly five decades in Wisconsin. While the impact of the pandemic on alcohol use is difficult to assess, this …

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Renaissance Redneck: Cut Hair in Four | Our columnists

It looks like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the CDC, has enough on their plates and petri dishes to try to fend off the novel coronavirus and its variants these days without getting distracted by extracurricular activities. The CDC, which is “responsible for controlling the introduction and …

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RECALLS FROM BRONCO GAMEDAY 2021 | New

Boise Police officers want to remind fans going to the game or enjoying the atmosphere outside the stadium to remember: Do not drink and drive. Park safely and legally. Those who ignore the laws and / or parking signs put safety at risk and risk getting a ticket or being …

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Personal care | MUSK | Charleston, South Carolina

Contents Additional self-care resources: introduction College life is a period during which individuals are mostly exposed to stress and lack of time, which hinders the adoption of healthy practices (1). Various studies using self-report measures consistently show that American medical students often pay insufficient attention to self-care (2). It is …

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Connecticut campuses will face legal drugs

Connecticut is the 21st state to legalize marijuana. The law came into effect on July 1, and legal sales could begin as early as May 2022. The legalization of marijuana in Connecticut presents many challenges for college and university administrators. Excessive use of marijuana can lead to the same problems …

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Alcohol deaths in England increased by 20% in 2020

During the pandemic, sales of alcohol in supermarkets increased – as did deaths from alcoholic illnesses. / Gary Parkinson During the pandemic, sales of alcohol in supermarkets increased – as did deaths from alcoholic illnesses. / Gary Parkinson The number of people in England dying from alcoholic diseases increased by …

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Michigan Liquor Control Commission Offers Safety Tips For Drinking During Summer Activities

LANSING, Michigan – State officials are urging Michiganders to be safe when celebrating at gatherings and summer activities, especially when alcohol may be consumed. The Michigan Liquor Control Commission recommends controlling alcohol consumption and never driving while intoxicated. “The state’s 19,000 liquor licensees are excited to open their bars, restaurants, …

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Outagamy and Calumet counties lead US for binge drinking

APPLETON – Outagamie and Calumet counties have the nation’s highest percentages of residents who report binge drinking, according to new county health rankings from the University of Wisconsin. The school’s population health institute publish the ranking every year, rating the health of nearly every county in the United States based …

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Keep your heart healthy

We almost all know what it’s like to have one or two extra drinks. We wake up the next day with a terrible headache and a dry mouth. We are spending too much money. In extreme cases, we might even have made regrettable decisions or said things we would never …

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