Low or moderate drinkers, beware. In a comprehensive study, scientists say there's really no amount of alcohol that's safe for drinking. They're now calling for a revamp of health guidelines, many of which encourage up to two drinks a day.
NIH shuts down the controversial study it is putting together on moderate drinking after a report reveals the unethical practices in its funding. As it turns out, the alcohol industry played a big part behind the scenes of the project.
Cheers to that! Missing work is not a sign of too much drinking after all, as a new study says non-drinkers miss more work days than those who enjoy their alcohol in moderation.
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.