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Personalised treatment for alcoholism a step closer

Personalised treatment for alcoholism a step closer

Neurons fired as the specific calcium channels at play, called L-type voltage-gated calcium channels (LTCCs), boosted the release of a neurotransmitter called GABA.

Researchers to come up with personalised treatment for alcoholism

Researchers to come up with personalised treatment for alcoholism

When given alcohol, both groups showed increased activity in a region of the brain called the central amygdala (CeA), but this activity was due to two completely different brain signaling pathways.

Alcohol and weight: Does drinking make you fat?

Alcohol and weight: Does drinking make you fat?

People who consume or drink more than 30g of alcohol per day are more likely to gain weight.

Gene variant that curbs cravings for alcohol identified

Gene variant that curbs cravings for alcohol identified

The discovery of FGF21 could lead to a pill that could help alcoholics curb their cravings for alcohol.

How much you drink may depend on fellow drinkers

How much you drink may depend on fellow drinkers

Researchers have historically worked under the assumption that those who drink most alcohol incorrectly "imagine" everyone else also drinks to excess. 

Six ways alcohol affects your health!

 Drinking too much alcohol can lead to fatty liver, hepatitis and 'scarring' of the liver.

Alcoholism charge against Bhagwant Mann baseless: AAP

The AAP on Tuesday termed the charge of alcoholism against its MP Bhagwant Mann "baseless" and demanded the Parliament should have a system wherein lawmakers could be checked if they are drunk before they enter the complex.

Six Attapady tribal children selected for Sainik School

Scripting a new chapter in the tribal area of Kerala's Attapady, infamous for alcoholism and malnutrition, six children from the region have been selected for admission to the prestigious Sainik school here, thanks to a project taken up by its alumni.

I was suffering from bipolar disorder; it was scary, reveals Yo Yo Honey Singh

I was suffering from bipolar disorder; it was scary, reveals Yo Yo Honey Singh

Yo Yo Honey Singh talked about suffering from bipolar disorder and alcoholism. 

Decoding brain cells' moods may manage alcoholism: Study

These brain cells called Purkinje cells, located in the cerebellum at the base of the brain, are essential for our body's balance.