,

Medical News Today: What long-term cannabis use can do to your brain

Cannabis and cannabis-based drugs are increasingly used for clinical purposes, but researchers warn they may also harm the brain. A new study explains how.
,

Medical News Today: Psychedelic drugs ‘may improve depression, anxiety, and PTSD’

Psychedelic drugs have a bad reputation, but could they be used to enhance psychotherapy? Some researchers argue they may help with anxiety and depression.

Medical News Today: Is it safe to drink alcohol while breast-feeding?

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breast-feeding? We explain how much alcohol enters breast milk and how long it takes for alcohol to metabolize out of the milk. Learn the recommendations and how to drink while breast-feeding without harming your baby.

Medical News Today: Can you withdraw from opiate addiction at home?

There are many symptoms of opiate withdrawal, including shaking, chills, nausea, and diarrhea in some cases. These uncomfortable symptoms can often be relieved through home treatments until the body is entirely free of opiates. Learn more about the potential home remedies for opiate withdrawal symptoms here.

Medical News Today: Rapid increase in deaths due to alcohol-related liver disease

Specialists are expressing concern over rising mortality due to late-stage liver disease. Most cases are caused by alcohol use, they warn.

Medical News Today: Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the cluster of symptoms that may develop when someone who is alcohol dependent suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol affects many body systems, so the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome can vary widely. In this article, learn about the signs and symptoms, as well as the treatment options.

Medical News Today: What causes alcohol addiction? Study investigates

Rats that persistently choose alcohol despite negative consequences have the same altered signaling mechanism in the brain as human addicts, a study shows.

Medical News Today: Is it possible to prevent a hangover?

A hangover is what some people experience the morning after an evening of heavy drinking. There are many supposed hangover cures, but few are proven. Here, we look at nine evidence-based ways to prevent a hangover, including drinking in moderation, eating first, staying hydrated, and avoiding chemicals called congeners

Medical News Today: Alcohol, mortality, and cancer risk: Is moderation key?

There have been many studies on alcohol and its impact on health, but the relationship is not fully understood. A new, large-scale study investigates.

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.