Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Sep 2 Week

1. Almost 14 Million U.S. Adults Vape, With Use Rising Fastest in Young

The number of Americans using electronic cigarettes is soaring, especially among youth, a new study finds. (usnews.com)

2. Vitamin B1 deficiency a key factor in the development of alcohol-related dementia

A research group has now developed a hypothesis whereby iron deposits in the brain — resulting from alcohol-induced vitamin B1 deficiency — can be regarded as key factors in cognitive decline. (sciencedaily.com)

3. Vitamin B1 deficiency a key factor in the development of alcohol-related dementia

A common consequence of chronically high alcohol consumption is a decline in cognitive function, which can even progress to full-blown dementia. (medicalxpress.com)

4. People Who Were Children When Their Parents Divorced Have Less Oxytocin

Levels of oxytocin were substantially lower in adults who experienced parental divorce as children compared to those whose families remained together. (neurosciencenews.com)

5. Many parents were depressed, anxious, and drinking more during COVID-19 lockdown: report

  • A new McMaster University report shows that nearly 40 percent of parents and caregivers had symptoms of depression during the COVID-19 lockdown. (cbc.ca)

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