People who moderately consume alcohol are more likely to develop brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease and dementia than those who drink lightly or don't drink at all.
Colder cities tend to have higher rates of excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol-attributable liver cirrhosis.
A new study revealed that alcohol consumption may produce the similar biochemical changes as rapid antidepressant drugs, which may result to a non-depressive behavior lasting for about 24 hours.
As kids get older, they may develop a curiosity for the glass of wine that's in mom or dad's hand, and ask for a sip now and then. Though in their younger years they not have a taste for it, a new study shows that kids who "sip" alcohol may be more likely than their peers to start drinking earlier.