Spironolactone, a medication commonly used to lower blood pressure and for treating heart-related problems, shows potential for the treatment of alcohol use disorder.
Teenagers with problematic alcohol use are more likely to experience poorer health and worse life satisfaction during their mid-thirties.
Both aerobic exercise and yoga reduce the desire to consume alcohol, a new study reports. Researchers found after one session of aerobic exercise people showed reduced cravings for alcohol, lower levels of stress, and improvements in mood.
A new study reports two doses of the psychedelic compound psilocybin reduced heavy alcohol consumption by 83% when combined with therapy for those with alcohol use disorder.
Study finds a link between the personality trait of perfectionism and severe alcohol use disorder.
Genes associated with alcohol and smoking addiction are over-represented in specific neurons, a new study reports. Researchers found genes associated with smoking were also linked to pain perception and food response while genes linked to alcohol addiction were associated with stress and learning.
Adolescents and young adults who drink alone are at greater risk of developing alcohol use disorder later in life.
Moderate drinkers who have a pattern of binge drinking are five times more likely to develop alcohol use disorders than moderate drinkers who do not binge drink.
Researchers report a significant increase in deaths related to alcohol use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic. The steepest increase in mortality was seen in the 25-44 age group.