Parents giving alcohol too soon to kids, researchers say

Kids really shouldn’t be drinking… really.

The science of hangovers or why you feel like crap after a night of heavy drinking

This is actually pretty complicated.

Gin makes you sad, spirits make you sexy: Different alcohols have different effects on your mood, study finds

As it turns out, gin *can* make you sad.

Male prairie voles that drink alcohol ruin their relationships

They are a model for human alcoholism and relationships.

Even casual drinking increases cancer risk

Put that glass down, researchers warn.

Need to improve your foreign language skills? A bit of alcohol will do the trick, researchers find

Booze to the rescue! Just don’t overindulge.

How the alcohol industry lies to you

While it’s in no way as bad as Big Tobacco, Big Alcohol also isn’t clean.

What happens in the brain when you mix marijuana and alcohol

Alcohol and weed can mix well, but only if you’re careful.

Cheers! Regular drinkers might live longer lives without dementia

You shouldn’t pick up drinking just yet — on the contrary.

Alcohol doesn’t change our personality as much as we blame it

This doesn’t mean you can’t keep blaming it.

Drugs that cancel the buzz of alcohol are safe and efficient, meta-analysis confirms, but people don’t know about them

Many studies have found naltrexone effective against alcohol addiction but few doctors prescribe it to addicts.

Teen alcohol and hard drug consumption reaches new lows – but not marijuana

Teenagers’ use of hard drugs, alcohol and tobacco in the US has gone down significantly in recent years.

Gene variant that makes people less inclined to drink alcohol might help treat addiction

Genetic influence on drinking is real.

Synthetic alcohol comes will all the benefits of regular alcohol, only without hangover

You can get drunk without having to deal with dry mouth, nausea, and headaches, says a British researcher.

Archaeologists and brewers recreate 2,500 year old funeral drink from residues found in a tomb

A drink to die for.

Alcohol and rapid antidepressants share the same brain pathway, which might explain a lot of things

This serves to explain why a drink or two when you’re down can go a long way.

Here’s why your drinking buddies are ruining your liver

When out for drinks, we’re careful not to be the drunkest — beyond that, anything goes.

Study suggests that primates prefer alcohol in their nectar

Looks like happy hour isn’t just a human thing.

Getting blackout drunk: how alcohol can leave you with no memory of the night before

Blacking out from alcohol is a bit more complicated than you might think.

A brief incursion into humanity’s obsession with alcohol

It took 10 million years to evolve the ability to metabolize alcohol. Was it worth it?