Alcoholism in Global Research

Record fall in American teenagers who drink alcohol

2017.05.24

Record fall in the number of American teenagers who consume alcohol. In 2015, 38.2% of teenagers stated that they consumed at least one drink a month, compared to 50% in 1991. However, the good news ...

Drinking to forget can actually strengthen bad memories

2017.01.12

Alcohol not only prevents you from forgetting bad memories but makes them stronger. How? by strengthening nerve cells connected to the brain's fear response center. The study, carried out at Johns Hopkins, used mice ...

Baby boomers are binge-drinking more and more

2016.12.13

Data stretching from 2005 to 2014 shows a 19% increase in the number of over-50-year-olds drinking excessive amounts of alcohol in one sitting. And it is more common among women. According to a new ...

Saving soldiers from alcohol with a telephone-based therapy

2016.11.09

Saving soldiers from alcoholism with a telephone call. It’s the last successful test carried out by the University of Washington. According to latest statistics, American militaries who, stressed and under pressure, turn to alcohol ...

Women drink as much as men at parties

2016.10.26

Women have attained equality with men, at least when it comes to their ability to get drunk. Experts at the University of New South Wales analyzed preceding international research data on the lifestyles of ...

Great possibilities of saving young people from addiction

2016.09.30

The algorithm to prevent young peoples’ addiction to drugs and alcohol has been discovered.  The scholastic program Preventure, elaborated by Canadian Professor, Patricia Conrod, is based on a complex association between behavioral attitudes and addiction ...