Archive | April, 2019

Two criteria for the evolutionary selection of ALDH2*2 other than as a protection against alcohol disorder

Adaptive Genetic Variation and Population Differences Author links open overlay panelChao-QiangLai https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-398397-8.00018-6 “It is unlikely that the high frequency of these risk alleles was under recent selection by alcoholism. “Goldman and Enoch93 proposed two possible types of selection. First, mycotoxins (aflatoxins, in particular), which can cause hepatic disease and cancer, are commonly present in moldy […]

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Sources for Under-Reporting of Alcohol Consumption

Sources, Under-Reporting Underreporting in alcohol surveys: whose drinking is underestimated? Drinking pattern is more strongly associated with under-reporting of alcohol consumption than socio-demographic factors: evidence from a mixed-methods study Estimating under- and over-reporting of drinking in national surveys of alcohol consumption: Identification of consistent biases across four English-speaking countries How is alcohol consumption affected if […]

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Press Coverage Examples

News Release: Moderate alcohol consumption does not protect against stroke CNBC: Major study debunks myth that moderate drinking can be healthy Reuters: Major study debunks myth that moderate drinking can be healthy Click this Google Search link for more

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Random humans: Thank a Moravian pea farmer.

Each human is randomly unique because: Genes reside on chromosomes. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. Each member of a pair of chromosomes are not identical. Egg and sperm cells under go a division (meiosis) that leaves each of them only one half of the chromosomes. The fertilization process is a random scramble with no […]

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Sources, Under-Reporting of Alcohol Consumption

Sources, Under-Reporting Underreporting in alcohol surveys: whose drinking is underestimated? Drinking pattern is more strongly associated with under-reporting of alcohol consumption than socio-demographic factors: evidence from a mixed-methods study Estimating under- and over-reporting of drinking in national surveys of alcohol consumption: Identification of consistent biases across four English-speaking countries How is alcohol consumption affected if […]

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