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2014-07-17 16:09:09

Neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Austin have generated mutant worms that do not get intoxicated by alcohol, a result that could lead to new drugs to treat the symptoms of people going through alcohol withdrawal.

2013-06-04 23:16:19

AlcoholAbuseDetox.org recently was launched with the goal to help raise awareness of alcoholism, and help people get on a safe path to recovery. New York, New

2012-06-13 10:27:06

Research into alcohol's effect on juvenile rats shows they have an ability to build up a physical, but not cognitive, tolerance over the short term — a finding that could have implications for adolescent humans.

2012-01-19 20:38:26

A study of a controversial housing project that allows chronically homeless people with severe alcohol problems to drink in their apartments found that during their first two years in the building residents cut their heavy drinking by 35 percent.

2011-08-16 12:40:26

One of the ways an alcohol dependence (AD) diagnosis can be made is through measurement of biological markers of hepatic injury such as gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT) and mean corpuscular volume (MCV).

2011-06-06 00:01:28

WellStep, an office-based treatment program located in Roswell, Georgia in suburban Atlanta announces its new outpatient alcohol detox program allowing appropriate patients to safely and comfortably discontinue moderate to heavy alcohol use without hospitalization. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 05, 2011 WellStep, an office based addiction treatment program located in suburban Atlanta, Georgia (http://www.WellStep.com) is pleased to announce its new one week outpatient alcohol detox program...

2011-05-31 21:11:37

A team of Scripps Research Institute scientists has found a key biological mechanism underpinning the transition to alcohol dependence.

2011-02-15 19:53:52

One of the ways in which alcohol dependence (AD) may develop is through alcohol's effects on neural signaling, such as modulation of γ-aminobutyric acid type A (GABAA) receptors.

2010-09-23 12:42:00

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that high levels of a stress hormone in recovering alcoholics could increase the risk of relapse.

2010-09-08 14:00:28

Both drinking and withdrawal from chronic drinking can raise circulating glucocorticoid levels, known as cortisol in humans and corticosterone in rodents.


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