Sentences handed down in Wayne County Court

ANDREW DUSTIN OTT, age 20 of Equinunk, was sentenced to the Wayne County Correctional Facility for a period of not less than 48 hours nor more than 6 months for one count of Driving Under Influence of Alcohol by Minor, an ungraded Misdemeanor. alcohol and addiction news

Regional Vic ice use worse than alcohol

More people in regional Victoria are seeking help for ice addiction than alcohol, a support agency says. alcohol and addiction news

‘Love’ chemical oxytocin linked to drastic reduction in alcohol abuse

The research was done by scientists at the University of Sydney and Germany's University of Regensburg. The findings could see the development of new oxytocin-based treatments for alcohol addiction. alcohol and addiction news

Protein controls both alcohol craving and organ damage

( University of Iowa Health Care ) A University of Iowa study in mice shows that disrupting one protein can simultaneously curb alcohol cravings and protect the heart and liver from alcohol-induced damage. The findings suggest that the RGS6 protein may be a useful drug target both for treating alcoholism and reducing the organ damage […]

Alcohol Intake Peaks at Age 25, But Continues into Old Age

Men generally drink more alcohol than women, but the genders go through similar changes in their drinking habits over their lifetimes, a new study on people in the United Kingdom finds. Both men and women in the study reported a sharp uptick in alcohol intake during adolescence that peaked in early adulthood, plateaued in midlife […]