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Southern states grapple with coronavirus spike as U.S. surges past 3.1 million cases

Added: 11.07.2020 12:58 | 5 views | 0 comments

The U.S. has recorded more than 3.1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, with numbers surging to new highs in some states that have rolled back lockdown restrictions. In South Carolina, Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order prohibiting the sale of alcohol after 11 p.m. In Tennessee's Shelby County, restaurants require customers to leave their contact information before being seated, so owners are able to contact them if someone there tests positive for the virus. Michael George reports from New York, which has just sent hard-hit Florida enough Remdesivir to treat 280 patients.


Hidden victims of lockdown: 'Mum attacked me and dragged me to the floor. Drinking made her mood swings worse'

Added: 10.07.2020 11:37 | 16 views | 0 comments

Lockdown made life intolerable for the eldest of four siblings with a violent alcoholic mother.

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How hand sanitizer caused a man's unusual 'hangover'

Added: 10.07.2020 10:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

A man's medication for alcohol dependence caused him to have a strange reaction to hand sanitizer, according to a new report of the case.

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Repurposed drug helps obese mice lose weight, improve metabolic function

Added: 09.07.2020 18:44 | 5 views | 0 comments

An off-label experiment in mice using disulfiram, which has been used to treat alcohol use disorder for more than 50 years, consistently normalized body weight and reversed metabolic damage in obese middle-aged mice of both sexes.

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‘Wine fairy’ group planning to expand gift-giving into other areas, alcohols: ‘It’s about bringing happiness’

Added: 09.07.2020 10:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Mysterious groups of do-gooders known as “Wine Fairies” are spreading booze, treats and good cheer across America.

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As South Sudan turns nine, its people remain committed to peace

Added: 09.07.2020 8:51 | 35 views | 0 comments

It all began when she deescalated an argument at a water pump in the Don Bosco site for Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan, where long lines in the hot sun often lead to short tempers and jostling. Then she staged an intervention for an alcoholic neighbour and helped a woman access medical care following a sexual assault. Now, Salwa Atoo, a 37-year-old mother of seven with twinkling eyes and a no-nonsense attitude, is the neighborhood’s go-to conflict mediator. From squabbles over borrowed kitchenware to domestic violence – if there is a problem in Don Bosco, Salwa knows about it and is working on a solution. “I don’t know why people come to me for help,” she says. Salwa is a...

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Toxic hand sanitizers recalled for methanol

Added: 08.07.2020 19:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

Recalls on All Clean Hand Sanitizer and Mystic Shield Protection are due to the presence of methanol, or wood alcohol.

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Science behind traditional mezcal-making technique

Added: 07.07.2020 21:01 | 22 views | 0 comments

Researchers reveal for the first time why bubbles are a good gauge of alcohol content in mezcal, a traditional Mexican spirit.

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Monster considering spiked seltzer launch, could boost sales by $76M: Stifel

Added: 07.07.2020 2:11 | 7 views | 0 comments

Stifel analysts said a Monster-branded alcoholic beverage could hit shelves by next year.

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Potential early biomarker to track development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Added: 06.07.2020 18:32 | 5 views | 0 comments

Research has uncovered a biomarker in humans tied to the development of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease that might help doctors detect early stages of the disease. The researchers also determined that this biomarker, a protein known as 'neuronal regeneration related protein' (or NREP), plays a significant role in the regulation of a pathway that is currently being reviewed in clinical trials as a treatment option for the disease.

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