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While researchers and clinicians know that the mortality rates among alcohol dependent (AD) individuals are high, most of that knowledge is based on studies of clinical populations.
Prenatal exposure to alcohol (PAE) can lead to serious deficiencies associated with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), such as impairments in general intelligence, adaptive function, verbal learning and memory, attention, executive function, and visual-spatial functioning.
A new study examining the effects of binge-drinking in rodents suggests that people who throw back a few drinks every couple of days may swiftly reduce their ability to control their alcohol intake.
"Addiction is a brain disease" was the title of an editorial in the renowned journal "Science" 15 years ago.
Teen drinking and driving statistics are headed in the right direction Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The financial effects of alcoholism on the family members of addicts can be massive, but little is known about whether treatment for alcoholism reduces that financial burden.
Abstinence from alcohol has tremendous benefits (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 New research suggests that osteoporosis in alcoholics may be reversed simply
'Skittles Parties' newest dangerous trend among teens. (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 As long as there have been drugs to abuse, there have been
September is National Recovery Month New York, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Each September, medical professionals, professionals within the addiction
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