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2007-09-17 09:00:44

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coinciding with National Recovery Month (September), NAABT, Inc. proudly announces the launch of http://www.alcoholanswers.org/ AlcoholAnswers.org is an Evidence-based Resource Website providing educational information on Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Dependence (Alcoholism). What is Evidence-based? Evidence-based thinking is a process by which diverse sources of information (research, theory, practice principles, practice guidelines,...

2006-05-03 07:15:00

CHICAGO (Reuters) - One of two drugs approved for use to curb alcoholics' cravings worked slightly better than specialized counseling, but a second drug on the market was no better than a placebo, according to a study of alcoholics released on Tuesday. Naltrexone, sold generically in daily pill form under the brand name ReVia by Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc., was effective, while acamprosate, marketed under the brand name Campral by Forest Laboratories Inc., was not. "We were surprised by two...

2006-05-02 16:09:10

CHICAGO (Reuters) - One of two drugs approved for use to curb alcoholics' cravings worked slightly better than specialized counseling, but a second drug on the market was no better than a placebo, according to a study of alcoholics released on Tuesday. Naltrexone, sold generically in daily pill form under the brand name ReVia by Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc., was effective, while acamprosate, marketed under the brand name Campral by Forest Laboratories Inc., was not. "We were surprised...