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.

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.