• Researchers uncover new mechanism that plays key role in the progression of alcohol-related liver disease

    2 days ago - By News Medical

    Alcohol-related liver disease is among the most common causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Due to an incomplete understanding of the factors contributing to disease development, liver transplantation is still the only available cure.
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  • Adverse experiences in childhood contribute to risky drinking among children of alcoholics

    Adverse experiences in childhood contribute to risky drinking among children of alcoholics

    2 days ago - By Healio

    Adverse childhood experiences, such as having a depressive episode or suffering physical abuse, were likely to contribute to risky drinking among children of alcoholics, researchers wrote in BMC Psychiatry.
    “The offspring of those with alcoholism were at risk of experiencing the negative effects of parental alcohol dependence. Compared with the children of those without alcoholism, these children had a higher vulnerability to developing ‘risky drinking' and other negative social and mental outcomes, including mood problems, suicide, school dropout, marital discord, and work
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