Home > Lifestyle > Teen > News 09 February 2011 Heavy drinking in teen years continues into adulthood Heavy drinking in the late teen years often continues into adulthood and is associated with long-term alcohol-related problems, researchers warn. 0 Ask Teen Expert » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » From girl to woman From boy to man Heavy drinking in the late teen years often continues into adulthood and is associated with long-term alcohol-related problems, researchers warn. The findings are published in the journal PLoS Medicine. Teen drinking, adult problems NEXT ON HEALTH24X Playing hard to get? These types of people might be into that 2020-07-13 20:45 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 Medical Ban menthol cigarettes, lower smoking rates? Medical Here are the best and worst materials for face masks Medical Coronavirus morning update: SA's 'hotspots of hunger', and alcohol industry 'blindsided' by ban Medical Despite risks, many elderly people not complying with Covid-19 preventative measures Sex Playing hard to get? These types of people might be into that 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.