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Spinach-protein may offer treatment for alcohol abuse, mood disorders

A large protein found in spinach may aid in the development of new medications for millions around the world dealing with alcohol use disorders, chronic pain and mood disorders, researchers said. The study, led by researchers from the Purdue University, discovered two peptides which are naturally metabolic products of Rubisco — a large protein found in many plants like spinach — that may aid in the development of new medications. […]

Can alcohol improve your memory?

Alcohol may improve memory about information learned before the drinking session began, a new study from University of Exeter in Britain has claimed. The researchers are, however, keen to stress that this limited positive effect should be considered alongside the well-established negative effects of excessive alcohol on memory and mental and physical health. Although the cause of this effect is not yet known, the researchers explained that alcohol blocks the […]

Alcohol increases risk of HPV infection in men

New York: Men, who consume alcohol have a greater risk of contracting human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, a study said. HPV is a common sexually transmitted virus, with over six million new cases reported in the US each year. Men, who consumed on an average over 9.9 grams of alcohol per day, had a significantly higher risk of HPV infection, the findings showed. Men, who drank more alcohol, had an increased […]