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2009-10-18 08:23:20

Epileptic seizures are the most dramatic and prominent aspect of the "alcohol withdrawal syndrome" that occurs when a person abruptly stops a long-term or chronic drinking habit.

2009-07-23 15:58:15

Too much alcohol often causes trauma, complicates assessment of injury, and interferes with inpatient care. Even though 20 to 37 percent of accident cases in trauma centers are alcohol-related, some trauma patients are reluctant to self report their drinking. A new study has found that testing for alcohol biomarkers

2009-04-23 15:17:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An important genetic study conducted through Mayo Clinic has identified vital new information concerning alcoholism in subjects with European ancestry, according to a recent issue of Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research.

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2008-04-02 11:38:25

Reshaping of the DNA scaffolding that supports and controls the expression of genes in the brain may play a major role in the alcohol withdrawal symptoms, particularly anxiety, that make it so difficult for alcoholics to stop using alcohol.

2007-12-09 06:00:09

By Bennett, W R Murray Wilson, Lawrence G; Roy-Byrne, Peter P Abstract- GHB is an increasingly popular drug of abuse that can be associated in select cases with growing dependence and a severe withdrawal syndrome.

2006-08-29 08:25:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people who are alcohol dependent and need to undergo surgery, injections of alcohol can reduce the withdrawal symptoms, researchers report in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.


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