1. Mechanism Connects Early Binge Drinking to Adult Behaviors
Nov. 18, 2019 — Intermittent exposure to high levels of alcohol in adolescent animals leads to increased levels of microRNA-137 in the brains of adults. Blocking microRNA-137 helps to reverse or the lasting effects…(sciencedaily.com)
2. PCSK9 inhibition as a novel therapeutic target for alcoholic liver disease
Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) causes significant morbidity and mortality, and pharmacological treatment options are limited..(nature.com)
3. Can activated charcoal detox the body?
Recently, using activated charcoal to detoxify the body has become a trend. People may consume activated charcoal after overindulging with food or alcohol in an effort to remove toxins from the body…(medicalnewstoday.com)
4. Surgeon General’s Marijuana Warning Omits Crucial Context
“Marijuana has a unique impact on the developing brain. It can prime your brain for addiction to other substances..(khn.org)
5. CDC says 47 deaths and 2,290 illnesses now linked to vaping
Health officials in the U.S. report a rise in lung illnesses and deaths linked to vaping. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that there are 47 deaths and 2,290 illnesses. (cbsnews.com)
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