Alcohol in lockdown: Is my lockdown drinking normal? How you might be drinking too much

ALCOHOL sales have skyrocketed ahead of lockdown as Britons prepared to drink at home. But when does this drinking become a problem?
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Are alcohol consumers aware of the recommended limit of alcohol consumption per day? What are the motivations for alcohol consumption? These questions constitute the major objective of this study. The study was carried out in Keffi town in Nasarawa State, ...
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BACKGROUND-AIM: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and alcohol use disorder (AUD) can occur concomitantly and be associated with coagulopathy that influences TBI outcome. The use of bleeding time tests in TBI management is controversial. We hypothesized that in ...
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I read with interest the article by Ventura-Cots et. al.1 The authors, who claim that cold weather and little sunlight affect heavy drinking, present a multivariate linear regression analysis that controls only for human development and whether a country i...
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