Home > Lifestyle > Teen > News 19 January 2011 Genes play role in teen drinking Genetics appear to play a role in teens' use of heavy drinking to cope with negative feelings, a new study suggests. 0 Ask Teen Expert » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » From girl to woman From boy to man Genetics appear to play a role in teens' use of heavy drinking to cope with negative feelings, a new study suggests. The findings appear in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Can risk be decreased? NEXT ON HEALTH24X Giving up one food will help your health – and the planet 2020-01-15 14:39 More: TeenNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Diet and nutrition 5 tips on eating healthier this winter Medical FDA approves 'prescription video game' for kids with ADHD Medical A new strain of swine flu has raised pandemic concerns - we spoke to an expert News Bacteria differ from your cellphones to your shoes Medical Asthma, allergies, Covid-19 and your child: here’s what you need to know Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.