The research also stated that the findings further undermine the idea of addiction to alcohol as a psychological condition or consequence of lifestyle. The findings were published in online journal PNAS.
Scientists from Stanford University have identified a malfunctioning enzyme that drives people to binge drink. The same enzyme can also trigger alcohol addiction.
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy may affect not only your child but also increases the chances in next three generations of developing alcoholism, warns a study conducted on rats.
Age is a major factor in the way drinking affects you. Worsening impact of hangovers are a reminder that drinking in moderation would be a better idea.
On any given day in America, roughly 1.4 million college students between the ages of 18 and 22 - or more than 1 out of every 8 American undergrads - drink alcohol.
According to an US study, people who get drunk for the first time before their 15th birthday are more likely to die prematurely.
Inside the hospital researchers are testing a possible new treatment to help heavy drinkers cut back - using a replica of a fully stocked bar.
When in stress, people first reach out to consume something sweet. But it is said that instead of doing any good, sugar may increase cortisol.
Alcohol dependency not just harms the heart and brain, but may also be the root cause behind several forms of cancer.
One of the most common factors that is said to trigger alcohol craving is stress and emotional upheavals. Let's find out more!