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2014-07-24 10:53:28

University College London A rare gene variant discovered by UCL scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism A rare gene variant discovered by UCL (University College London) scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism, confirms new research. People with the variant are around 2 to 3 times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence, reports...

2014-07-24 08:34:19

BALTIMORE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro cap sectors, announced today that it has released a new research report on BioCorRx, Inc. (OTCQB - BICX). The healthcare solutions company is on the leading edge of substance abuse addiction treatment. BioCorRx developed the highly effective Start Fresh Program(TM) which is sold to and used by addiction clinics across the U.S. The alcohol and...

2014-07-23 23:01:07

The treatment center prepares for National Health Center Week. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In preparation for National Health Center Week, which will take place Aug. 10-16, Millennium Treatment Group is providing tips on choosing a reputable treatment center. Substance abuse has existed in society ever since man first figured out the process of crushing grapes to make wine. Substance abuse treatment has existed since shortly thereafter. Its basis lies in the classic business...

2014-07-19 23:01:36

Insight to Recovery drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in Palm Beach, Florida has recently released new video testimonials from recovering clients. Boynton Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Insight to Recovery is built on the skills, compassion and dedication of Dr. Harvey Brown and his team of licensed addiction professionals. The facility employs a unique treatment approach that is helping numerous men and women get their lives back, and not just getting them sober. This has...

2014-07-18 11:33:36

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Ethnic minorities and non-English speakers have more difficulty accessing needed health care services. New findings show that female Black and Latina drinkers in particular are at a disadvantage. Very few national studies have examined racial/ethnic disparities in the use of alcohol services. In addition, little is known about whether racial/ethnic disparities generalize across genders, and what factors may account for any disparities....

2014-07-18 11:29:32

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research A new study has examined campus police/security responses to serious, underage, and less-serious alcohol incidents on and off campus at 343 colleges across the United States. Results show that campus security or law enforcement officials were not likely to issue citations for alcohol-law violations. Students were usually referred for discipline or sanctions to other university officials rather than formal courts, and were generally not...

2014-07-18 11:21:49

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Adolescent alcohol abuse is known to be associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood. It is unclear how much of this association is due to the influence of differences in familial background and shared genetics. New findings implicate a significant causal relationship between elevated drinking problems at age 18.5 and more adverse life outcomes at age 25 that cannot be fully explained by shared genetic and environmental...

2014-07-17 16:09:09

University of Texas at Austin 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. The scientists accomplished this feat by inserting a modified human alcohol target into the worms, as reported this week in The Journal of Neuroscience. "This is the first example of altering a human alcohol target to prevent...

2014-07-16 23:08:43

Customers can now order the Alcohol ETG Urine Test through Request A Test's direct to consumer lab testing service. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, has added the Alcohol ETG Urine Test to their online testing menu. ETG or Ethyl Glucuronide is a metabolite of alcohol. Urine testing for ETG has become a popular way for individuals or employers to screen for recent alcohol use. ETG can more accurately...

2014-07-15 23:01:20

Harbor Village Florida comments on coaches for drug-addicted mothers. USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by the New York Times in the article Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches (7/11), several different woman, all of whom are mothers, shared their story about how they overcame an addiction with the help of a sobriety coach. The common snag among these women was that rehab would have made it hard for them to be with their family and children during an especially tough time....


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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