Single administration of alcohol can permanently alter the morphology of neurons

A research team from the University of Cologne and the Universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg has found that even the single administration of alcohol permanently alters the morphology of neurons. In particular, the structure of the synapses as well as the dynamics of mitochondria – the powerhouses of the cell – are influenced by alcohol. … Read more

Alcohol Abuse and Dependence – Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol use disorder can cause major health issues, alienate you from your family, and interfere with your work. Fortunately, early treatment can help you and your loved ones avoid the more unfortunate consequences of the condition. Consumed in excess, alcohol is poisonous and is considered a drug. It is estimated that between 18 million — … Read more