Does Alcohol Damage Female Brains More?

  title={Does Alcohol Damage Female Brains More?},
  author={B. Wuethrich},
  pages={2077 - 2079}
  • B. Wuethrich
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • As researchers begin to probe this question, they are finding surprising and sometimes contradictory evidence that there are sex-specific differences in alcohol9s effects on the brain. Using increasingly precise molecular and brain imaging techniques, neuroscientists have been scrutinizing brains of both men and women, as well as of male and female rats. The findings reinforce the idea that biological differences between male and female brains contribute to increased damage in women, including… CONTINUE READING
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