Alcohol dangerous for HIV infected people: Study

Alcohol can be detrimental to anyone. And, HIV positive patients consuming alcohol are at an increased risk of health problems, which can be fatal. A recent study at the Yale University found that effects of alcohol are more prominent in people suffering from AIDS, even when the HIV has been suppressed by modern antiretroviral treatment (ART). Read more

Study finds easier treatment for depression in alcoholics

Alcohol being the most commonly used addictive substance, its addiction is extensive in the United States. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, around 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults in the U.S. suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence. There are a several million more who engage themselves in risky and binge drinking patterns as well. Read more