Drinking alcohol, even in moderate amounts, may increase the size of the heart's left atrium, a new study finds.
A specific group of brain cells appears to drive excessive alcohol drinking, and targeting these cells may reverses alcohol dependence, at least in rats.
A recent study in rats found that a certain enzyme plays a critical role in resisting alcohol, and that alcohol use and dependency increased in the enzyme's absence.
Parents can help prevent their underage kids from drinking by employing a relatively simple strategy: setting clear rules that prohibit drinking, new research shows.
Although drinking may be a common way to unwind after a hard workout, it could undercut the effects of a hard weight-lifting session, new research suggests.
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