Alcohol-Related Deaths in US Doubled in Past Two Decades: Study
Alcohol-Related Deaths in US Doubled in Past Two Decades: Study
White women had the highest increase in death rate.
Alcohol-Related Deaths in US Doubled in Past Two Decades: Study
Alcohol-Related Deaths in US Doubled in Past Two Decades: Study

White women had the highest increase in death rate.

White women had the highest increase in death rate.

alcoholism
Ketamine Could Help Cut Alcohol Consumption by Rewiring Memory
Ketamine Could Help Cut Alcohol Consumption by Rewiring Memory
Catherine Offord | Nov 27, 2019
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.
Prenatal Exposure to Cannabis Affects the Developing Brain
Prenatal Exposure to Cannabis Affects the Developing Brain
Andrew Scheyer | Dec 31, 2018
Children born to moms who smoked or ingested marijuana during pregnancy suffer higher rates of depression, hyperactivity, and inattention.
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Catherine Offord | Nov 21, 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.
Decoding the Tripping Brain
Decoding the Tripping Brain
Diana Kwon | Aug 31, 2017
Scientists are beginning to unravel the mechanisms behind the therapeutic effects of psychedelic drugs.
Curbing Alcohol Dependence by Blocking a Neural Network
Curbing Alcohol Dependence by Blocking a Neural Network
Bob Grant | Sep 11, 2016
Researchers short circuit the urge to consume alcohol in rat models of compulsive drinking by shutting down specific neurons wired to the brain’s reward system.
Tippling Chimps Caught in the Act
Tippling Chimps Caught in the Act
Bob Grant | Jun 10, 2015
Researchers in Africa observe chimpanzees stealing palm wine from villagers’ cups and imbibing the beverage.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | May 31, 2015
How to Clone a Mammoth, The Upright Thinkers, The Thirteenth Step, and Humankind
Binge-Drinking Trigger?
Binge-Drinking Trigger?
Jef Akst | May 12, 2015
Researchers identify a protein linked to excessive consumption of alcohol in animal models.
Drunk Monkeys
Drunk Monkeys
Jef Akst | Feb 28, 2015
UC Berkeley biologist Robert Dudley explains his "drunken monkey" hypothesis for how humans developed a taste for alcohol.