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Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells

Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Gene linked to alcoholism

Gene linked to alcoholism

Alcoholism tends to run in families, suggesting that addiction may be related to genetics

Alcoholism tends to run in families, suggesting that addiction may be related to genetics

Discovery of gene linked to alcohol dependency

Discovery of gene linked to alcohol dependency