England’s youth are drinking less and less — and some have never had a drink

I didn’t know you were allowed to do this in the UK.

There is no safe level of alcohol, according to most important study yet

The risks simply outweigh any benefits. To be on the safe side, it’s best to abstain from alcohol.

Deep brain stimulation might one day treat the worst cases of alcohol addiction

Alcohol can ruin lives. But now a novel type of surgery could help some of the most hopeless addicts.

Bacterial superbugs have become up to 10 times more tolerant to alcohol-based hand sanitizers

Another uphill battle against bacterial infections.

Alcohol is causing a spike in liver diseases — and it’s mostly in young people

A concerning study has found that cirrhosis-related deaths have increased by 65 percent from 1999 to 2016.

Researchers find a way to block alcohol addiction and ease withdrawal symptoms

Targetting a receptor in the brain could

Alcohol and tobacco, not illegal drugs, are the biggest threat to human health

Put that cigarette down, and forget that extra beer.

Every extra drink could shorten your lifespan by 30 minutes

That’s over a limit of four to five glasses of wine per week.

Marijuna is nowhere near as dangerous to the brain as alcohol

Marijuana does not reduce the size of gray matter or white matter, unlike alcohol.

Plot twist: Cannabis component might actually help fight addiction, study concludes

A preclinical study using rats shows that Cannabidiol can reduce the risk of relapse.

Alcohol might lead to postsexual regret more than ecstasy or marijuana

Men experienced sexual dysfunction when consuming alcohol or taking molly, while women had problems when smoking pot.

Drinking two glasses of wine a day, keeps premature death away

A study found moderately drinking wine lowered risk of premature death more than exercising.

Alcohol makes you aggressive by impairing the polite parts of your brain

Ever heard the idiom “as peaceful as a drunkard”? No? Here’s why.

Ever wondered if you have a drinking problem? This online, science-based tool can help

If you think you might have a problem, you’ll want to read on.

Alcohol byproduct causes DNA mutations that might lead to cancer

An alcohol metabolite, acetaldehyde, caused significant DNA  alterations in mice stem cells.

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.