Tolerance happens when the brain adapts to the effects of alcohol – eventually causing us to need more to achieve the same effects.
Adolescents who had more and more blackouts each year had a much higher risk of developing severe alcohol problems.
Researchers know the basic biology of what happens to your system after a night of heavy drinking. Unfortunately, evidence-based cures for the common hangover are still at the investigation stage.
A new study exploring the number of alcohol-related injuries treated at Sydney emergency department has found the lockout seem to be having an impact.
The morning after can be tough. But company sometimes eases the pain.
We all know what a drunk person looks like, right? Wrong. Even health care workers can be confused.
Doctors blithely advice patients with UTIs and other mild infections to ‘drink plenty of fluids’ but this advice is not based on good evidence and may even be deadly.
The issue of crime committed under the influence of prescription drugs has received high profile media attention. So should we be worried about a new wave of prescription drug-induced crime?
More than 400 people in Australia’s eastern states have died due to house fires in the last five years. Research lead by…