Disulfiram may help treat blinding disorder: Study

Disulfiram is a common medication used for the treatment of alcohol abuse. In fact, it is the first drug to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat chronic alcohol dependence. According to experts, the drug causes acutely toxic physical reaction when mixed with alcohol that helps in treating alcohol dependence. Read more

Medical students with financial obligations likely to abuse alcohol: Study

Stress plays an important role in pushing people towards alcohol addiction. As per medical practitioners, stress can contribute to initiation and continuity of alcohol use, apart from tendencies to relapse. The relationship between alcohol and stress is a subject of interest for clinicians and researchers worldwide. The behavioral reactions of medical students to incessant pressure and their tendency to abuse addictive substances is also a matter of concern for psychologists. Read more