artistic drawing of neuron filled with tau proteins
Genes for Alcohol Use Disorder and Alzheimer’s Risk Overlap: Study
Genetic, transcriptomic, and epigenetic data reveal molecular mechanisms tying these disorders to each other and to immune disfunction.
ABOVE: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING, NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Genes for Alcohol Use Disorder and Alzheimer’s Risk Overlap: Study
Genes for Alcohol Use Disorder and Alzheimer’s Risk Overlap: Study

Genetic, transcriptomic, and epigenetic data reveal molecular mechanisms tying these disorders to each other and to immune disfunction.

Genetic, transcriptomic, and epigenetic data reveal molecular mechanisms tying these disorders to each other and to immune disfunction.

ABOVE: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING, NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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Alcohol-Related Deaths in US Doubled in Past Two Decades: Study
Emily Makowski | Jan 8, 2020
White women had the highest increase in death rate.
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.
The Search for a Hangover Cure
The Scientist Staff | Dec 31, 2018
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.
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.
Study: Alcohol Industry Distorts Cancer Risk
Bob Grant | Sep 10, 2017
Researchers claim that industry groups worldwide misrepresent the carcinogenicity of alcohol products.
The Death Toll Tied to Sweet Drinks
Kerry Grens | Jul 1, 2015
Annually, about 184,000 deaths annually are linked to drinking sugary beverages, according to a new study.
Binge-Drinking Trigger?
Jef Akst | May 12, 2015
Researchers identify a protein linked to excessive consumption of alcohol in animal models.
beer glass
Glass Shape Speeds Drinking
Jef Akst | Aug 31, 2012
The shape of the glass holding your favorite brew can affect how quickly you get drunk.