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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...

2011-12-15 17:26:37

    Many young adults in the U.S. visit hospital emergency departments (EDs) for alcohol-related problems.     A new study has found that text messaging (TM) can be used to both assess drinking and deliver brief alcohol interventions to young adults discharged from the ED. Each day numerous young adults in the U.S. visit hospital emergency departments (EDs) for alcohol-related problems. This study examined the use of text messaging (TM), both to collect...

2011-12-12 21:29:32

A line of laboratory mice developed by a researcher from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) drinks more alcohol than other animal models and consumes it in a fashion similar to humans: choosing alcohol over other options and binge drinking. Animal models previously available to alcohol abuse and alcoholism researchers do not get as drunk as the new strain, unless alcohol is the only choice of fluids, or alcohol is administered by the...

2011-12-10 02:14:01

Findings could lead to development of new anti-alcoholism drugs New research by scientists at the Scripps Research Institute has underlined the power of an endogenous anti-stress peptide in the brain to prevent and even reverse some of the cellular effects of acute alcohol and alcohol dependence in animal models. The work could lead to the development of novel drugs to treat alcoholism. The new study, led by Scripps Research Associate Professor Marisa Roberto and now published online...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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