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April 3, 2008

Source: BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7328863.stm

Binge drinking teenagers are still at risk of absent-mindedness and forgetfulness days later, a study says.

A team from Northumbria and Keele universities compared 26 binge drinkers with 34 non-bingers in memory tests, and found the drinkers fared worse.

They told the British Psychological Society conference that binge drinking could be harming developing brains.