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2012-02-16 11:09:03

Alcohol abuse and dependence are common problems in the United States due to a number of factors, two of which may be social drinking by college students and young adults, and risk taking that may lead to heavier drinking later in life. A study of the neural underpinnings of risk-taking in young, non-dependent social drinkers has found that the caudate nucleus and frontal cortex regions of the brain show less activation in people who drink more heavily. Results will be published in the May...

2012-02-07 15:25:00

Downtoearthvideo.com sets up an alcoholism treatment options page. The news has been welcomed by people on related sites. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 Downtoearthvideo.com has just set up an alcoholism treatment options page for their readers. People who want to find out more about what is available should check it out on the site. John Lavelle, one of the Directors at the site said that “we felt that there was a real need in the market for someone to spell out all...

2012-02-03 19:00:09

Journal of Psychopharmacology special issue on alcohol A new editorial released this week offers clarity and structure on confusing drug and alcohol addiction terminology for prescribers, users and regulators. "Through a glass darkly: can we improve clarity about mechanism and aims of medications in drug and alcohol treatments?" is published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, the official journal of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, published by SAGE. David Nutt and...

2012-01-23 13:00:00

Sobrexa is a new dietary compound that is proven to restore the chemical imbalance in the brain that causes alcohol dependency, and is the key ingredient in the new alcohol treatment system, The Last Call Program. Research has shown that new ways to treat alcoholism at the source of the problem, such as the all natural remedy Sobrexa, are more effective than conventional forms of alcohol treatment. (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 The Last Call Program revealed a new dietary compound called...

Zero Alcohol Consumption Urged For Pregnancies
2012-01-18 09:43:23

Researchers are suggesting in a new study that there are no safe thresholds for alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Published Monday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, confidential data on drinking patterns from 992 California women during their pregnancies was collected to examine the impact of quantity, frequency and timing of alcohol exposure on the condition. Following childbirth, the babies were examined for signs of alcohol exposure, reports Maureen...

2012-01-16 21:26:51

    Adolescents with a family history of alcoholism (FHP) are at risk for developing alcohol use disorders.     A new study has compared the brain activity of FHP youth to peers with no family history of alcoholism.     Two areas of the brain — the prefrontal cortex and cerebellum — responded differently during risky decision-making in high-risk youth compared to their lower-risk peers. Researchers know that adolescents with a...

2011-12-30 04:53:49

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Many young adults in the U.S. visit emergency departments (EDs) for alcohol-related problems. This study observed the use of texting, both to collect drinking data from young adults after ED discharge as well as provide immediate feedback and ongoing support to them, finding that text messaging (TM) is effective on both levels. "Each day in the U.S., more than 50,000 adults 18 to 24 years of age visit hospital EDs, and more than one third report current alcohol...

2011-12-25 14:00:00

Downtoearthvideo.com is planning to hold an alcoholism treatment open day. The news has been welcomed on the site. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 25, 2011 Downtoearthvideo.com is planning on holding an alcoholism treatment open day at the beginning of 2012. People who follow the site and have an alcohol problem or who know someone with a problem like this are welcome to attend on the day in question. This is one of the first open days of its kind that the team at the site have set up and...

2011-12-21 14:00:00

Downtoearthvideo.com appoints an Alcoholism expert. The identity of the new expert has not been revealed as yet. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 Downtoearthvideo.com has just appointed an Alcoholism expert to write posts on their site. People who want to hear from an expert with regard to their alcohol problem will now be able to log onto the site and get information straight from someone who has trained in this area. Julie Witters, the head of HR at the site said that...

2011-12-15 17:28:42

Alcohol use has often been linked to criminal activity on the part of both perpetrators as well as victims. While this relationship has been well documented among adults, fewer studies have explored this relationship among adolescents. A new study has found a strong relationship between drinking during adolescence and the commission of crimes, and criminal victimization, for both genders. Results will be published in the March 2012 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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