The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) recently launched Alcohol and Your Brain, a virtual reality (VR) module to engage and educate young audiences about how alcohol affects the brain.
The steady increase in cancer cases among young people could be chalked up to red meat, salt and alcohol, new research suggests.
A study published Tuesday in BMJ Oncology analyzed data from 1990 and 2019, finding a 79% surge in new cancer cases in people under 50 over the course of three decades.
Alcohol consumption and potentially hazardous drinking behavior appeared common among cancer survivors and those undergoing cancer treatment, according to study results published in JAMA Network Open.
If you have ever taken any medication -- prescribed or even over-the-counter -- you have heard the saying "do not consume alcohol while taking medication" -- but how true is this?
Most medications include warning labels that tell us the dangers of mixing alcohol. The danger is real and it is something that should be taken seriously.
But a new study digs into the downside of "booze bonding" -- these women are 60% more likely to engage in excessive drinking than their peers were some 25 years earlier.
Researchers from the Alcohol Research Group Public Health Institute have published new findings on alcohol delivery and carry-out policies in 2019 and 2020.
Low-income neighborhoods that were subject to federally sanctioned redlining beginning in the 1930s tend to host high concentrations of businesses that sell alcohol for either on- or off-premise consumption.
Drinking alcohol grew into a socially acceptable activity in multiple societies, starting in the Neolithic period. From the earliest traces of brewing, which happened about 10,000 years ago, to former trade negotiations and family celebrations – the use of alcohol intertwined with people's everyday life.
Cirrhosis or severe liver disease used to be something that mostly struck people in middle age, or older. Increasingly, alcohol-related liver disease is killing younger people in the U.S.
In multiple studies, researchers found giving up alcohol, even for just a month, can help you lose weight, lower blood pressure and get a better night's sleep.