Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 13:57
Drinking alcohol can be enjoyable and is a socially acceptable activity in many parts of the world, but it can also influence you and your lives.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 14:59
Researchers have shown that alcohol abuse severely impacts health of addicts and has significant risks and minimum benefits.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 14:47
Scientists have discovered a gene mutation responsible for excessive alcohol drinking, a finding that could lead to potential new treatments for alcoholism.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 15:23
Hooked on alcohol? Your genes may be to blame!
Scientists have identified a group of 39 genes that together are strongly associated with alcoholism.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 13:53
A new study suggests that people who are vulnerable to developing alcoholism exhibit a distinctive brain response when drinking alcohol.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 15:59
Despite fears that exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) would worsen alcoholism, a new study found that doctors can safely treat both conditions at the same time.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 16:43
People at high risk for alcohol-use problems showed a greater dopamine response in a brain pathway that increases desire for rewards than those who are at lower risk, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 13:35
Children under the age of five with behavioural issues are likelier to start drinking by the age of 15, according to a new study.