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Cocaine Addiction Treated With Epilepsy Drug
2013-10-26 05:03:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A medication currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat epilepsy and migraines could also be the first drug capable of effectively treating cocaine addiction, according to new research published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Bankole A. Johnson, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and colleagues recruited 142 adults who were seeking treatment for...

2011-07-25 14:31:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition of achieving "an unparalleled level of success in alcoholism research" that has advanced scientific knowledge, the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) has awarded its 2011 Distinguished Researcher Award to Adolf Pfefferbaum, M.D., director of the Neuroscience Program in the Center for Health Sciences at SRI International and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of...

2011-03-28 22:50:16

With the decision to merge the NIAAA and NIDA into a single institution, many leading alcohol researchers believe that this could hinder alcoholism and addiction research     * A recent decision was made to merge the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) into a yet unnamed institution    * Other leading scientists (including the leading alcohol researchers who co-authored the paper) believe that...

2010-02-04 08:15:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kypros Kypri, Ph.D., senior research fellow at the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle, Australia, has earned Hazelden's Dan Anderson Research Award for his development of a Web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention tool (e-SBI). Sponsored by the Butler Center for Research at Hazelden, the award honors a single published article by a researcher who has advanced the scientific knowledge of...

2009-02-04 16:10:11

Findings Could Lead to More Personalized Alcohol Treatment Methods New research from the University of Virginia Health System could help explain why some alcoholics are more severe drinkers than others.   A UVA team has found strong evidence that the serotonin transporter gene, SLC6A4, plays a significant role in influencing drinking intensity among alcohol-dependent individuals. The study, published in the February 2009 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research,...

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,...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.