“John, you have been complaining about this neck pain for months,” Phillip noted. “I think it's about time you went to see your doctor, this might be more than just pain,” he added. Neck pain is one of the most common symptoms people experience. At work, at school, or while we play, we turn the neck from side to side, up and down, all day, every day, and so it is not rare
This new data triples the number of known gene variants that were associated with alcohol drinking problems.
This study, which involved people of European ancestry, found 19 newly discovered genetic risk factors for problematic alcohol use and confirmed 10 previously identified genetic factors.
This study also involved analyzing genetic risk factors for various psychiatric disorders, and how they are related to genetic variants that increase the risk of problematic alcohol use. The researchers were able to identify common genetic links between problematic drinking and psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety.
Now we know more about how genetic risks may predispose to alcohol drinking problems and how the risk may be associated with other psychological disorders.