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The immune system facilitates alcohol addiction

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The immune system facilitates alcohol addiction The immune system facilitates alcohol addiction Credit: CC0 Public Domain The activation of the immune system could eventually perpetuate some of the deleterious effects of alcohol, like addiction. This is the conclusion of research carried out by an international team led by Dr. Santiago …

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    Rats’ brain activity reveals their alcohol preference

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    Rats’ brain activity reveals their alcohol preference Rats’ brain activity reveals their alcohol preference OFC activity was similar in high and low drinking rats during sucrose consumption (blue). But it was significantly different for the two groups during alcohol consumption (purple and red). Credit: Hernandez and Moorman, eNeuro 2020 The …

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      Researchers says autoclaving, alcohol not the best options for disinfecting, reusing face masks

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      Researchers says autoclaving, alcohol not the best options for disinfecting, reusing face masks Researchers says autoclaving, alcohol not the best options for disinfecting, reusing face masks Credit: CC0 Public Domain A University of Cincinnati researcher is advising against using two widely available sterilization methods to clean disposable surgical masks and …

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        Alcohol fuels surge in chronic liver disease

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        Alcohol fuels surge in chronic liver disease Alcohol fuels surge in chronic liver disease Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Alcohol’s popularity and its central place in socializing in Australia obscures the dangers of excessive drinking and possible liver disease, Flinders University experts warn. In a sobering message for Dry July, the …

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