Friday, July 17, 2015

Underage Drinking Can Lead To Adult Brain Abnormalities, Reveals New Research

Inquisitr, July 11, 2015

"According to a recent study conducted by Duke University, scientists determined that underage drinking can lead to abnormalities in the adult brain.

The study on underage drinking, specifically on adolescent alcohol consumption, was published in the June 2015 edition of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

The study discussed in the article, entitled “Adolescent Intermittent Alcohol Exposure: Persistence of Structural and Functional Hippocampal Abnormalities into Adulthood,” was conducted on rats. It determined that exposure to alcohol on the developing adolescent mind can lead to a number of health issues." Read more

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