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2014-05-15 23:04:27

Recovery professionals hope to increase awareness of helpful recovery alternative. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 As reported by The New York Times (5/13) in the article, Drugs to Aid Alcoholics See Little Use, Study Finds, the journal of the American Medical Association has discovered that while drugs exist to help alcoholics resist drinking as well as to help them fend off heart issues, they are rarely prescribed. The FDA has already approved the two medications, naltrexone and...

Treating Alcohol, Opioid Dependence With Extended-release Medication
2014-05-15 03:12:27

Oregon State University A comparatively new form of a medication for alcohol and opioid dependence that’s injected once a month instead of taken orally once a day appears to be significantly more effective than some other medications – because more patients actually continue the prescribed regimen. The findings, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by researchers from Oregon State University and other institutions, offer support for a wider use of medications that...

2014-05-13 23:02:53

Substance Abuse Help Group Aims to Provide 24-Hour Support For Alcoholics by Commenting on Latest WHO Report London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 As reported by The Huffington Post (5/12) in their article Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People In 2012, World Health Organization Reports, recent studies show that alcoholism is a major issue for many people around the world. According to the report by the World Health Organization, more men than women die from alcohol and that people aged 15 and older...

2014-04-30 23:25:14

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on the importance of stable parenting. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A study published March 15th in the research journal Addictive Behaviors showed an interesting correlation between the conflict within a family and the father’s treatment for alcohol dependence. In short, families with a father who struggled with alcohol dependency displayed more conflict than those who had no issues with alcohol. Seeking treatment for alcohol dependence also helped...

2014-04-30 23:06:58

An anti-seizure drug appears to have potential in treating alcoholism. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 According to researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, a new anti-seizure drug could possibly be used to treat alcoholism. Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, an internationally lauded drug rehab for women in South Florida, reminds us to be wary of these claims. The FDA approved the drug, ezogabine, in 2011, and it works to normalize brain activity through...

2014-04-22 23:14:27

Medical professionals now offer a full psychiatric evaluation for detoxification. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Alcoholism is an addiction behavior, a compulsive and uncontrolled consumption of alcoholic beverages that not only destroys the victim's health, but also his or her personal relationships and social standing. For such a serious condition, it is not just enough to find an alcohol treatment center, since they are a dime a dozen. It is imperative to choose the best...

2014-04-18 23:06:58

About half of under-age Americans have used alcohol and the average child has their first alcoholic beverage at age 11. About 2 million people ages 12-19 are considered heavy drinkers, and 4.4 million are binge drinkers, which is why Avantcare Foundation and Last Call Program Announce “HORSEPLAY”, an Equine assisted program for at-risk children. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Avantcare Foundation announces community-based Horseplay Programs for at-risk children. Carol Brawley,...

2014-04-11 23:02:14

Alcoholism and substance abuse treatment can be included in itemized deductions. Canaan, CT (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 It’s tax time. As Americans scramble to find their calculators and receipts from 2013, Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center reminds former clients and others suffering with addiction that their alcohol and substance abuse treatments are on the Internal Revenue Service’s list of qualified medical expenses. “As our patients regain their health, they’re...

Pop Music References To Alcohol Influence Teenaged Drinking
2014-04-09 09:30:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From Moet to Heineken, references to alcohol brands can be found throughout pop music and a new study has found a strong connection between liking music with these kinds of lyrics and drinking in teens and young adults. The study, published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, was based on a national survey of over 2,500 respondents. It found that individuals between 15 and 23 years old who could identify references to...

2014-04-08 23:30:46

Passages Malibu issues statement on latest research showing cognitive decline linked to alcohol. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 In the Winter 2014 issue of Neurology, newly published research shows that increased levels of alcohol in middle-aged individuals can result in an accelerated rate of decline in their memory. Higher rates of consumption of hard alcohol — vodka, gin, scotch, whiskey—were linked to the most pronounced rates of cognitive decline, especially among men. Older...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'