Drug curbs drinking for people with alcohol withdrawal

A drug originally used to treat high blood pressure can help people with alcohol withdrawal symptoms reduce or eliminate their drinking, researchers say.

Bill Hathaway-Yale • futurity
Nov. 19, 2020 ~4 min

addiction alcohol alcoholism health-and-medicine medications

Big study links gene to risk of alcohol dependence

The gene that a new study conclusively associates with risk of alcohol dependence regulates how quickly the body metabolizes alcohol.

Jim Dryden-WUSTL • futurity
Dec. 3, 2018 ~8 min

alcohol genes alcoholism health-and-medicine

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