Adolescence is a critical time when the brain is growing, changing and continuously developing. That's why it's so important that outside factors in no way interrupt this process, including things like social stress, memory formation and/or drug use.
Scientists located neurons in the brain that influence whether we have one drink or two, and it could lead to a cure for alcoholism and other types of addictions.
When should you talk to your children about alcohol? Long before they ever take their first sip, according to a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics.
The astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) may be receiving something a bit unusual in their latest shipment of cargo. Drinks giant Suntory sent Japanese whiskey into space-for science.
Beer is enjoyed by Americans across the United States. But where did beer, in general, first get its start? And how did it develop into the brew that it is today? Researchers have taken a closer look.
Researchers at the University of Queensland have discovered that women who drink alcohol during the time of conception may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and obesity for future offspring, particularly when they enter early middle age.
It turns out that a biomarker may determine whether you're a binge drinker or not.
It turns out that marijuana-use in teenagers is on the rise. Scientists have found out that while cigarette and alcohol use are stable or declining, more marijuana is being used.
Of course health officials are well aware that a woman's diet during pregnancy can ultimately influence her child's life and development later. Yet did you know that her diet, too, may affect her future child's likelihood of alcohol or nicotine use later in life?
Scientists have discovered that those who genetically have blue eyes may actually have the possibility of becoming more dependent on alcohol
New findings published in the journal Obesity reveal that women who are drinking alcohol may also be more likely to eat more as alcohol exposure sensitizes the brain's response to food aromas, increasing caloric intake.
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a drug that could help to treat osteoporosis and other bone-related conditions, including diabetes and obesity through the investigation of a protein called PPARG and its effects on bone marrow stem cells.