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Moderate alcoholic beer consumption: The effects on the lipid profile and insulin sensitivity of adult men (Aug 2017)
The relation of light-to-moderate alcohol consumption to glucose metabolism and insulin resistance in nondiabetic adults (Aug 2017)
Smoking, alcohol and drug use in youth and adults with ADHD (Aug 2017)
Alcohol consumption pattern and risk of Barrett’s oesophagus and erosive oesophagitis (Aug 2017)
Associations between high-risk alcohol consumption and sarcopenia among postmenopausal women (Aug 2017)
Total sleep time, alcohol consumption, and the duration and severity of alcohol hangover (Aug 2017)
Alcohol consumption and the risk of postoperative mortality and morbidity after primary hip or knee arthroplasty (May 2017)
Analgesic effects of alcohol (May 2017)
Candidate genes for alcohol dependence: A genetic association study from India (May 2017)

Future life expectancy in 35 industrialised countries (Mar 2017)

Semen quality and alcohol intake (Jan 2017)
How much of the “health benefits” of alcohol relate to higher socio-economic status of drinkers? Jan 2017
Gene for regulating alcohol consumption identified (Dec 2016)
Moderate alcohol consumption after a mental stressor attenuates the endocrine stress response (Dec 2016)
Alcohol consumption and risk of gallstone disease (Dec 2016)
Beer as a rich source of fluoride delivered into the body (Dec 2016)
Effects of alcohol similar to rapid antidepressants (Dec 2016)
Does physical activity moderate the association between alcohol drinking and all-cause, cancer and cardiovascular diseases mortality (Aug 2016)
Effects of beer, non-alcoholic beer and water consumption before exercise on fluid and electrolyte homeostasis in athletes (July 2016)
Influence of alcohol consumption on the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus among women in the Nurses’ Health Studies (July 2016)
Moderate alcohol use and insulin action in chronic Hepatitis C infection (May 2016)
Alcohol consumption and risk of myelodysplastic syndromes (Feb 2016)
Critique 178: The association of alcohol intake with health-related quality of life (Jan 2016)
Critique 177: A clinical trial testing the effects of alcohol on inflammatory markers (Jan 2016)
A review of findings on alcohol consumption and Parkinson’s disease risk (Jan 2016)
Alcohol consumption and the risk of Barrett’s esophagus (Jan 2016)
Association between blood alcohol concentration and mortality in critical illness (Jan 2016)
A global assessment of alcohol and health (Sep 2015)
Effects of IQ on risk of morbidity and mortality related to alcohol consumption (Sep 2015)
Anti-inflammatory effect of white wine in CKD patients and healthy volunteers (Jul 2015)
The association between alcohol consumption and suicidal ideation and suicidal attempt (July 2015)
Genomewide association study for maximum number of alcoholic drinks in European Americans and African Americans (July 2015)
Exploring the motives and mental health correlates of intentional food restriction prior to alcohol use in university students (July 2015)
Different amounts of alcohol consumption and cataract: a meta-analysis (July 2015)
Genetic changes to yeast improves nutrition and could eliminate hangover (Apr 2015)
Alcohol disrupts sleep homeostasis (Apr 2015)
Alcohol consumption is inversely associated with the risk of developing chronic kidney disease (Apr 2015)
Alcohol consumption and the risk for developing pancreatitis: a case-control study in Japan (Apr 2015)
NIH study reveals many Americans at risk for alcohol-medication interactions (Apr 2015)
Beer compound could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases (Apr 2015)
Drinking pattern and risk of chronic kidney disease – little and often most protective (Feb 2015)
Using smartphone technology to compare in-vivo and retrospective recorded alcohol consumption (Sep 2014)
Disinhibition of olfaction: Human olfactory performance improves following low levels of alcohol (Sep 2014)
Wine and headache (Sep 2014)
Alcohol intake and risk of Parkinson’s disease (Aug 2014)
Physical activity and occasional drinking found to be associated with decrease in vision impairment risk (Apr 2014)
Light consumption wine might help kidneys stay healthy (May 2014)
Alcohol intake may lower the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (Feb 2014)
How alcohol consumption may interact with genetic factors that relate to health and disease (Feb 2014)

Effects of alcohol mixed with energy drink and alcohol alone on subjective intoxication (Feb 2014)

Does moderate wine consumption lower the risk of developing depression? (Oct 2013)
Alcohol dependence, binge eating, and compensatory behaviours (Sept 2013)
Graves hyperthyroidism and moderate alcohol consumption: evidence for disease prevention (Oct 2013)
Alcohol consumption, types of alcohol, and Parkinsonís Disease (Aug 2013)
Potential association of alcohol consumption with diverticulosis (Aug 2013)
Consumption of some beverages, including beer and wine, may reduce the risk of kidney stones (Aug 2013)
Effects of genetic factors on metabolism of alcohol (Aug 2013)
Alcohol drinking does not affect postoperative surgical site infection or anastomotic leakage (Aug 2013)
Alcohol intake and risk of venous thrombo embolism (June 2013)
Diets of drinkers on drinking and non-drinking days (June 2013)
Relationship between patterns of alcohol consumption and gastrointestinal symptoms among patients with irritable bowel syndrome (June 2013)
Influence of daily alcohol consumption on serum adiponectin levels in men (June 2013)
Alcohol, fibromyalgia, and quality of life (June 2013)
Red wine aids digestion of red meats (Mar 2013)
Moderate alcohol consumption may protect against overt autoimmune hypothyroidism: a population-based case-control study (Jan 2013)

Frequent alcohol drinking is associated with lower prevalence of self-reported common cold: a retrospective study (Jan 2013)

Scientists find gene link to teenage binge drinking (Jan 2013)
The subjective physiological, psychological, and behavioral risk-taking consequences of alcohol and energy drink co-ingestion (Jan 2013)
Dose–response relationship between in-hospital mortality and alcohol following acute injury (Jan 2013)
Effect of dissolved oxygen in alcoholic beverages and drinking water on alcohol elimination in humans (Jan 2013)

Smoking, alcohol consumption, and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Sep 2012)

Cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (Sep 2012)

Wine intolerance may result in allergy-like symptoms (Sep 2012)
Study suggests that alcohol is linked to slower progression of relapsing onset Multiple Sclerosis (May 2012)
Intake of alcohol and risk of adult-onset asthma (May 2012)
Heavy drinking may impair the body‘s ability to fight off viral infection (Dec 2011)
Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (Dec 2011)
Alcohol and allergic reactions (Dec 2011)
Smoking and heavy drinking leads to increase in women with kidney stones (Dec 2011)
Asthma risk may be reduced by alcohol (Dec 2011)
Red wine: Exercise in a bottle? (Sept 2011)
Overall health effects of alcohol consumption - Comments on a WHO report (Sept 2011)
Heavy alcohol consumption can hinder the restorative function of sleep (Sept 2011)
Types of alcohol in relation to acute pancreatitis (Sept 2011)
The association of alcohol drinking with migraine headache (Sept 2011)
Response to alcohol’s effects predicts future drinking problems (June 2011)
Effects of a large reduction in alcohol prices on mortality in Finland (June 2011)          
Gene associated with alcohol consumption indentified (June 2011)  
Genes found to relate to level of alcohol consumption among Asians (May 2011)  
Chronic pancreatitis and alcohol (May 2011)
Short life span for long-life-span resveratrol? By Harvey E. Finkel, MD (Mar 2011)
Alcohol drinking and risk of Parkinson’s disease (Mar 2011)
Alcohol consumption decreases with the development of disease (Jan 2011)
Alcohol consumption affects risk of cataracts (Jan 2011)
Alcohol consumption and kidney function decline in the elderly: alcohol and kidney disease (June 2010)
Rice could be responsible for Asian’s alcohol flush reaction
Obesity, hypertension, alcohol and diuretic use - gout risk factors for women 
Daily consumption of alcoholic beverages may lower risk of benign prostate enlargement
Alcohol Abstainers may be at higher risk of depression
White wines may damage to teeth more than reds
Alcohol disrupts body clock and sleep, study demonstrates
Drinkers exercise more than non-drinkers
Alcohol consumption and chronic atrophic gastritis
Effect of drinking on adiponectin in healthy men and women
Moderate alcohol consumption may protect against gallstones
Cider and Health - a historic overview by Dr Erik Skovenborg
Heavy metal ions in wines: meta analysis of target quotients reveal health risks
Researchers link gene mutations to risk of gout
Alcohol drinking and risk of hospitalisation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Adverse reactions to wine
Alcohol attributable fractions for England
UNC study ties ending moderate drinking to depression
What happens when red wine meets red meat
Medical science changes its mind By Harvey E. Finkel, MD
Drinking alcohol daily reduces risk of prostate enlargement
Combining alcohol with sleep restriction can affect young men’s alertness and performance behind the wheel
Do we need the alcohol in our wine? by Harvey E. Finkel, MD
Moderate alcohol consumption make be beneficial for lung function
Bariatric surgery can make people more sensitive to alcohol
The effect of alcohol on aggression
Eating fish especially important for heavy drinkers
Gene mutation may raise the risk of alcoholism
Ozone preserves antioxidants and offers an alternative to sulphur dioxide as a preservative in wine
Resveratrol; EPR and Antioxidant Efficiency Studies
Frontline NHS staff should be trained to tackle alcohol misuse in UK
Scan of human genome may provide important new tools for prevention and treatment of alcoholism
Break through in auto immune disease treatment research
Age of onset and risk of alcohol dependence
Rising alcohol levels in wine - is this a cause for concern?
Alcohol and decision making
Sleep hormone in wine
Alcohol users with hepatitis often untreated
Energy drinks and alcohol make dangerous equation
Type of mixer in spirits affects alcohol absorption
Beverage preference and diet by Erik Skovenberg
Drinking or playing? Men's health and masculinity
Risk attitudes and consequences of college drinking>
US researcher collaborate on genetics of alcoholism research
The magic bullet?
Red wine and gum diseases
More than a third of cancer deaths worldwide could be prevented by changing people’s behaviour and their environment
Inverse relationship between current moderate alcohol consumption and helicobacter pylori infection
Alcohol and bacteria - a new risk by Harvey E Finkel MD
Alcohol's benefit to essential tremor patients
Wine therapy: your good health - EBC Congress address by Jo Williamson
U-shaped curve confirmed for alcohol and all-cause mortality for men over 35, but not for younger men
Alcohol consumption and renal dysfunction
Beer may Raise Gout Risk, Wine May Not
J-shaped Curve for all cause Mortality for Moderate Drinkers Confirmed by Comprehensive 23 year Study
Alcohol and Health - The Current Picture
The importance of Drinking at Mealtimes
Can Histamine in Wine Cause Adverse Reactions for Consumers
Study Finds Heavy Drinking Linked to Higher Ischemic Stroke Risk
WHO's Hijacking Responsible Drinking
Alcohol and Red Meat Raise Colitis Relapse Risk
Can Moderate Wine Consumption Prevent Genetic Damage?
Copper in Wines: Neglected Effects?
Pancreatitis Linked to Increased Alcohol Consumption
Drinking and the Immune System
Study Identifies Genetics of Fat Metabolism, Red Wine Link
In Vino Longaevitas?
60% of U.S Adults Drink 23% Smoke, 25% Teetotal
Poor Diet and Lack of Exercise Could Soon Overtake Tobacco as Leading Cause of Death in the US
Addiction and Eating Disorders are Linked
Red Wine Acts as an Antibiotic
Does Alcohol and Sport Sponsorship Go Together?
Alcohol and Sleep by Dr. Erik Skovenborg
Red Wine Could Be Good for Your Lungs - new study
Work Stress & Alcohol
Moderate Drinkers earn more
Red Wine and Smoking
WINE AND THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
By Harvey E. Finkel, M.D
No clear link between alcohol and Parkinson’s disease
Review of Annals of New York Academy of Sciences Vol 957
by Dr.Philip Norrie
Industry under threat? Self regulation and social responsibility
What don't we know about alcohol?
Should alcohol be used as a medication?
Alcohol and Heliobacter pylori
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