Monday, July 18, 2011

Binge Drinking Damages Teenage Girls' Brains More Than Boys'

Medical News Today, July 17, 2011

"Teenage girls who binge-drink have a higher risk of long-term harm to the brain compared to boys of the same age who also binge drink, researchers from the University of California, San Diego and Stanford University reported in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.
Their definition of binge-drinking is consuming at least four (for females) or five (for males) alcoholic drinks at one sitting.
The investigators said that activity levels in several regions of the brain among girls who binge drink were lower than what one would normally find among typical teenagers." Read More

1 comment:

  1. Study shows that teen girl binge drinker is more at-risk to memory harm that teen boys but boys should not be that confident. Remember that too much of everything is bad that is why teens should learn to drink moderately. For those who can’t stop drinking you need to get treated immediately.