Ketamine Could Help Cut Alcohol Consumption by Rewiring Memory
Ketamine Could Help Cut Alcohol Consumption by Rewiring Memory
Preliminary findings from a clinical trial of heavy drinkers suggest that the drug can weaken certain memories tied to the reward of imbibing, although the mechanisms aren’t fully clear.
Ketamine Could Help Cut Alcohol Consumption by Rewiring Memory
Ketamine Could Help Cut Alcohol Consumption by Rewiring Memory

Preliminary findings from a clinical trial of heavy drinkers suggest that the drug can weaken certain memories tied to the reward of imbibing, although the mechanisms aren’t fully clear.

Preliminary findings from a clinical trial of heavy drinkers suggest that the drug can weaken certain memories tied to the reward of imbibing, although the mechanisms aren’t fully clear.

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Wine Therapy, Middle Ages
Wine Therapy, Middle Ages
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2019
The beverage was a popular tonic and antiseptic.
The Search for a Hangover Cure
The Search for a Hangover Cure
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2019
Meet the author of a new book that explores the past, present, and future of research into how to salve the alcohol-addled brain and body.
The “Science” of Hangovers
The “Science” of Hangovers
Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall | Jan 1, 2019
As advanced as humans are, we still don’t have a handle on how to tame our response to a night of drinking.
Anheuser-Busch Won’t Fund Controversial NIH Alcohol Study
Anheuser-Busch Won’t Fund Controversial NIH Alcohol Study
Shawna Williams | Jun 11, 2018
The company’s announcement comes weeks after enrollment was suspended.
Male Fruit Flies Take Pleasure in Having Sex
Male Fruit Flies Take Pleasure in Having Sex
Jim Daley | Apr 20, 2018
Sex-deprived males seek out alcohol.
NIH Turned Down Investigators Who Provoked Ire From Alcohol Industry
NIH Turned Down Investigators Who Provoked Ire From Alcohol Industry
Shawna Williams | Apr 3, 2018
An email exchange and an unusual meeting suggest a connection between an institute’s pursuit of industry support and the rejection of a grant application.
Alcohol Damages Mouse DNA
Alcohol Damages Mouse DNA
Jef Akst | Jan 3, 2018
A byproduct of alcohol consumption causes mutations in the DNA of mouse blood stem cells, and some of the breaks are not repaired.
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Catherine Offord | Nov 22, 2017
An online survey finds that people report feeling most relaxed with a glass of red wine or beer, and most aggressive when drinking spirits.
Study: Alcohol Industry Distorts Cancer Risk
Study: Alcohol Industry Distorts Cancer Risk
Bob Grant | Sep 10, 2017
Researchers claim that industry groups worldwide misrepresent the carcinogenicity of alcohol products.