Alcohol seems to accelerate the ageing process of the brain. In one of the largest studies to date, researchers examined brain scans of many thousands… Read More »Every gram of alcohol ages the brain by a week
People who drink too much alcohol on a permanent basis tend to have anxiety and panic attacks. Now a Californian research team has found the… Read More »Scientific breakthrough: How alcohol causes anxiety and panic
Vitamin D could play a central role in the development of alcohol abuse. This is the preliminary conclusion drawn by two Dutch scientists who took… Read More »Vitamin D – key vitamin against addiction?
Too much alcohol changes brain function. For example, those who drink too much alcohol on a regular basis lose compassion for other people. British researchers… Read More »Binge-drinkers’ brains have to work harder to feel empathy for others
If you drink too much alcohol for a long time, you can hardly get your butt off the sofa without a good swig. The reason:… Read More »Inflammation caused by alcohol reduces motivation and drive
How strongly the brain’s reward system responds to alcohol is not the same for everyone. Those whose brain chemistry reacts particularly strongly to beer and… Read More »Alcoholics have an overactive reward system – and therefore become dependent
Severe alcoholics very often have glaring gaps in their vitamin C intake. This was found by American researchers in almost 70 patients who were admitted… Read More »Alcoholics have severe vitamin C deficiency