Chefs at world-class restaurants are always looking for nouveau cuisine – something to make them stand out and draw customers in. Sometimes it is a new method of food preparation and sometimes it means using new ingredients, but being fresh and exciting is part of staying at the forefront. Some of that drive to attract [...]
Experts have long known that the children of alcoholics are at a higher risk of developing problems with alcohol. Because alcoholism is a disorder caused by a combination of environmental and biological factors, it is often difficult to determine what other influences can lead to a problem for children of alcoholics.
It comes as no surprise that an intoxicated surgeon would make major mistakes. A recent study, however, investigated how long the effects of alcohol continue to affect the performance of surgeons after consuming alcohol to intoxication. Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland tested whether doctors who drank heavily the day before [...]
Alcohol abuse and depression are common among British troops returning from conflict deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, but post-traumatic stress is less of a problem than previously thought, researchers said Friday.
People have always known that alcohol effects the brain, but until know they’ve never understood how it works. A new study finally provides an explanation for how alcohol affects the brain, which could lead to new treatments for alcohol abuse and dependence.