Young people who view more alcohol advertisements tend to drink more alcohol.
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While parental alcoholism can serve as an indicator of long term harm to children, contrary to common beliefs it is not a direct cause.
BU researcher says more than 3 or 4 alcoholic drinks per occasion can be harmful.
The alcohol screening test measures the level of a chemical in the blood, carbohydrate deficient transferrin, which is responsive to alcohol.
The mere presence of alcohol related images encourages aggression, even if people are not consuming alcohol.
The timing of a person's entry into Alcoholics Anonymous may be very important for long term alcohol treatment.
These products have either very high concentrations of alcohol, or toxic contaminants.
Having a first alcoholic drink at the early age of 12, 13 or 14 might be influenced more by a child's tendency to do things like lie, steal or skip school than by a family history of alcohol dependency.
Experiments help to address questions about the potential role that anxiety might play in human alcoholism.