Exercise may help protect the brains of people who drink heavily, a new study suggests.
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The taste of beer may trigger the brain’s reward system and cause a craving for more alcohol, researchers from Indiana University report.
The federal government has been reducing funding for research on marijuana’s potential medical benefits, Bloomberg reports. Medical research funding for marijuana reached a peak of $131 million in 2007; it dropped to $91 million last year.
A new study suggests planting false memories of getting sick from alcohol may influence a person to drink less of that type of alcohol in the future.
People consume more calories and fat on the days they drink alcohol, according to a new study.
A party drug known as “Benzo Fury” can have dangerous consequences, a new study of rodents suggests. It has both stimulant and hallucinogenic effects, Reuters reports.
Tobacco smoke exposure may affect teen kidney function, a new study suggests. The research included the effects of active smoking and secondhand smoke.
Three-quarters of people who use e-cigarettes say their motivation was to replace cigarettes, a new survey finds. People using e-cigarettes believe they are safer than regular cigarettes, the researchers say.
Scientists have used laser lights to turn cocaine cravings off and on in a study of rats. The findings suggest new directions for treatment of addiction in humans, the researchers say.
Having a parent deployed in the military may increase the risk of substance abuse in teens and preteens, a new study suggests.