Medical News Today: Understanding and treating alcoholic neuropathy

Alcoholic neuropathy is a serious condition caused by excessive alcohol use. This can damage a person’s nerves, which can lead to unusual sensations in the limbs, reduced mobility, and loss of some bodily functions. Here, learn what alcoholic neuropathy is, what causes it, and the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Medical News Today: Drug addiction: Is brain stimulation the answer?

Researchers used a brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation to reduce the brain's response to drug cues in chronic drug users.

Medical News Today: Which drugs pose the biggest threat to public health?

A brand new, up-to-date report, collecting data from large organizations worldwide, sheds light on which substances threaten public health the most.

Medical News Today: How does alcohol affect your sleep?

A new, first-of-its-kind study reveals a key link between alcohol consumption and poor sleep quality in a large sample of men and women.

Medical News Today: Could this common diabetes drug prevent cocaine relapse?

A rat study finds that GLP-1 receptor agonists for treating type 2 diabetes and obesity may prevent relapse in cocaine addiction without side effects.

Medical News Today: Alcohol promotes disease by altering oral bacteria

Drinking alcohol disrupts the fine balance of our oral bacteria, a new study shows. Thus, harmful types are fostered over helpful ones, promoting disease.

Medical News Today: Could ‘one puff’ of cannabis ease depression?

Researchers found that users of medical cannabis reported a reduction in depressive symptoms after just one puff of a high-CBD, low-THC form of the drug.

Medical News Today: Just one extra drink could take years off your life

The myth that moderate drinking is good for your heart takes a blow from this new study, which suggests the United States alcohol guidelines are too high.

Medical News Today: How drug mortality rates vary across the United States

A first-of-its-kind study examines the differences in drug-related mortality rates across American counties, revealing key socioeconomic factors.

Medical News Today: Booze may make the heart beat faster

A study of more than 3,000 adults who attended the 2015 Munich Oktoberfest reveals that drinking can increase our heart rate, but should we be worried?