Binge drinking refers to consuming a number of drinks within two hours causing blood alcohol concentration levels to reach 0.08 g/dL. This form of drinking is popular among college students, and could pose a problem entering adulthood.
Similar to the study discussed earlier today about drugs that can help those with alcohol dependency issues, researchers from Oregon State University found similar results in their study of the drug Naltrexone.
For all of those high school guidance counselors out there – if you’re looking for a scientifically proven way to keep students out of trouble, a new Dartmouth University study could provide helpful answers.
After a night of heavy drinking, most people experience a hangover. This feeling of dehydration and discomfort impairs judgment as well as the ability to perform many actions, and can elicit a depressed mood. That should make you rethink drinking again, right?
If you're Russian, you may have been branded with the stereotype that you love Vodka. And unfortunately, according to a recent study, there seems to be some truth to this.
A recent study by researchers from the University of Buffalo shows that by stimulating brain cells, scientists may be able to actively stop binge drinking. According to the study authors, by administering light in order to stimulate the neurons of mice models of mice models that were actually able t...
Fetal alcohol syndrome can drastically impact a developing fetus. Even one episode of heavy drinking can lead to a collection of birth defects, which can include growth retardation, head and face abnormalities, and neurological problems. Now, scientists have found a bit more about the alcohol-induce...
Though many young people often indulge in a drink or two over the weekend, a recent study shows that this small consumption of alcohol can actually cause detrimental damage to your DNA.
Alcohol can leave its mark in many ways. Now, scientists have found that it can also impact DNA. Scientists have discovered that a weekend of alcohol consumption can affect the lipids comprising cell membrane and its genetic material.
Vodka may not just be good for drinking. It may also be useful for sending text messages. Scientists have created a molecular communications system for the transmission of messages and data in challenging environments such as tunnels, pipelines, under water and within the body.
Want to boost your immune system? Alcohol might be able to help. Scientists have discovered that moderate drinking may actually bolster our immune system and help it fight off infection. The findings could give researchers a new tool when it comes to finding ways of improving the human body's abilit...