Underage drinking. Credit: Rutgers Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies Underage youth consumed $17.5 billion worth, or 8.6 percent, of the alcoholic drinks sold in 2016. Products from three alcohol companies — AB Inbev, MillerCoors and Diageo — accounted for nearly half of youth consumption, according to a new […]

In previous studies, eye movements and vision were only affected at blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) approaching the legal limit for driving (0.08% BAC), in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. New research published in The Journal of Physiology however found for the first time that hand-eye coordination is dramatically more sensitive to alcohol […]

ANIMATION Norepinephrine release to cells is diminished, causing cascade of effects. In a new paper, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) report brain chemistry that may contribute to why drinkers have difficulty paying attention while under the influence. The work […]

It’s not just heavy drinking that’s a problem — even consuming alcohol within weekly low-risk drinking guidelines can result in hospitalization and death, according to a new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Moderate drinkers “are not insulated from harm,” write researchers led by Adam Sherk, […]