MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Actor Michael J. Fox details his experiences with Parkinson’s disease, including turning to alcohol and pills in an attempt to cope, in a new documentary. Fox, 61, has had the degenerative brain disorder since 1991, but didn’t disclose it publicly until 1998. TheContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Quitting alcohol can help reduce complications of liver cirrhosis, even in patients who have advanced disease. It can also help them live longer, new research shows. “Our results clearly show that all patients with alcohol-related liver cirrhosis who maintain sustained abstinence from alcoholContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to even low levels of alcohol while in the womb can change the structure of the fetus’ brain, according to Austrian researchers. The study results suggest that pregnant women should strictly avoid alcohol, one author said. “Unfortunately, many pregnant women are unawareContinue Reading