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18 July 2011

Girls' brains hit by binge drinking

Binge-drinking can have a long-lasting negative effect on the brains of teenage girls, hitting them harder than it does young boys, a study has shown.

Binge-drinking can have a long-lasting negative effect on the brains of teenage girls, hitting them harder than it does young boys, a study released.

"This suggests that female teens may be particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of heavy alcohol use," Tapert said.

Why alcohol hits girls harder

 
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