Alcoholism - 2

The map of the vices’ cost


Bloomberg compared the price of a basket of goods — tobacco, alcohol, amphetamine, cannabis, cocaine and opioids — in more than 100 countries. Indulging in a weekly habit of drugs, booze and cigarettes can ...

Drinking to forget can actually strengthen bad memories


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


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 ...