Tolerance happens when the brain adapts to the effects of alcohol – eventually causing us to need more to achieve the same effects.
Pubs are recognised as important assets to their communities, providing economic and social value alike.
With the pressures of the holidays, rising COVID-19 rates and social isolation, people can easily fall into addictive-like behaviours. Here are some ways to challenge ourselves and family.
If you're struggling to cut back on the booze, your subconscious brain may be over-riding your conscious brain. A new form of brain training targets our subconscious tendencies towards alcohol.
COVID-19 is not only disrupting services for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and their families, but may also be linked to an increase in rates due to an uptick in alcohol use.
Drinking at "safe" levels was shown to reduce the amount of a person's total brain tissue.
Interviews reveal why some people drank more during lockdown and others gave up alcohol altogether.
Be careful when returning to the pub. Your alcohol tolerance might've changed during lockdown, meaning you could do greater harm to your body.
Around 30% of people who start FebFast don't make it through the month without alcohol. But you can increase your chances with careful planning and good support.
The era of Prohibition, which began in 1920 and ended in 1933, left many legacies – more modest drinking was not among them.
Most of us wake up with a hangover after a big night. But some people also wake up with awful anxiety ('hangxiety') and can't remember much of the night before because of memory blackouts. Here's why.
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.
The science of the Christmas drinking binge.
New draft guidelines recommend limiting alcohol consumption to no more than ten standard drinks per week and no more than four standard drinks on any one day.
Researchers would like to find a way to relate the human perception of dryness to the chemical and physical properties of the wine.
Drinking guidelines are based on the levels of alcohol consumption the latest research says can be harmful. But these guidelines don't necessarily suit the alcohol industry.
Colleges and universities have banned fraternities from campus to stave off problem drinking and hazing incidents. But a researcher says those problems are deeper than any campus ban can solve.
Having only started producing whisky in 2006, the small subtropical island is producing millions of bottles and scooping up top industry awards.
We found that drinking red wine is linked with an increase in gut bacteria diversity.
Young people are going teetotal but older generations are failing to follow in their sober footsteps.