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Chinese Herb Kudzu Reduces Consumption Of Alcohol
2012-05-18 10:29:30

According to a new study published in the current issue of Drug and Alcohol Dependence by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers, an extract of the Chinese herb kudzu reduces binge drinking and could be useful in the treatment of alcoholism. David Penetar, PhD, lead author of the study from the Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory at McLean Hospital, explains: “Our study is further evidence that components found in kudzu root can reduce alcohol...

2012-05-17 23:04:21

Passages Rehab is proud to support SAMHSA's first annual National Prevention Week, which is held from May 21-25. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Passages Malibu and Passages Ventura, the world´s leading drug and alcohol rehab centers, are proud to support the first annual National Prevention Week, which is held from Monday, May 21, 2012 through Friday, May 25, 2012. This health observance is an opportunity for community members and leaders to learn more about behavioral health issues...

2012-05-17 12:21:28

Researchers have found evidence that early drug and alcohol use is associated with lower levels of educational attainment. Studying male twins who served in the military during the Vietnam era, they found that those who began drinking or using drugs as young teens or who became dependent on alcohol, nicotine or marijuana, were less likely to finish college than those who didn't use alcohol or drugs until later in life and never became dependent. The study, by investigators at Washington...

2012-05-16 10:04:27

-Resiliency is a measure of a person's ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings in which they find themselves. -New findings suggest that resiliency in early adolescence is associated with better working memory performance and may protect against later alcohol problems and drug use. -This protective factor may work through basal ganglia structures of the brain. Resiliency is a measure of a person's ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings...

2012-05-16 09:46:26

-Researchers know that the use of various substances is associated with reduced educational attainment. -A new study has examined substance use and education among male twins from a veteran population. -Results indicate a strong relationship among early alcohol use, alcohol dependence, daily nicotine use, and fewer years of educational attainment. Although various kinds of substance use are associated with reduced educational attainment, these associations have been mixed and may also be...

2012-04-27 23:01:38

Alcoholism statistics advisor is appointed by Down to earth video Ltd. The news has spread to a number of forums that are in the alcoholism niche. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Alcoholism abuse statistics will be the main thing that the new Alcoholism statistics advisor will be reporting on who has just joined Down to earth video Ltd. This new advisor will be advising the team at the Company on the accuracy of some of the statistics that they post on their site in addition to writing...

2012-04-18 20:46:40

Researchers at The Miriam Hospital say interventions targeting what college students often see as the pleasurable effects of alcohol — including loosened inhibitions and feeling more bold and outgoing — may be one way to stem the tide of dangerous and widespread binge drinking on college campuses. According to a new report, “alcohol expectancy challenges,” or social experiments aimed at challenging students´ beliefs about the rewards of drinking, can...

2012-04-16 23:00:36

Sobrexa reviews report is released by Down to earth video Ltd. The news has received positive comments from people on the Company´s site. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 Alcohol recovery should be made easier this week for people who follow downtoearthvideo.com as a new report on Sobrexa reviews has just been released that will inform people about how Sobrexa can help with alcoholism. The new report contains a series of reviews of this supplement that have been supplied by...

2012-04-14 23:02:13

Alcoholism statistics Survey is released by Down to earth video Ltd. The news has received positive comments from people on the Company´s website. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Alcoholic followers of downtoearthvideo.com will be asked this week to fill out a survey on alcoholism statistics. The new survey has just been released by the management team at Down to earth video Ltd. and is available to look at on the Company´s website. According to the management team of Down to...

2012-04-10 23:00:28

Recent Study Clarifies Why Dr. A.R. Mohammad has had Such Amazing Results when Using TMS Therapy with Patients Suffering from Addiction Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, recognized by many as one of the top addiction treatment centers in California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his team at Malibu Horizon were among the first...

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