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Recovery Now TV reports that a new study from The University of Copenhagen points to the fact that children of parents with drinking problems are at an increased risk for alcoholism treatment.
Researchers already know that alcohol dependence (AD) is strongly associated with impaired impulse control or, more precisely, the inability to choose large, delayed rewards rather than smaller but more immediate rewards.
A new study has found that drinking energy drinks with alcohol is riskier than drinking alcohol alone.
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Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System have uncovered a new link between genetic variations associated with alcoholism, impulsive behavior and a region of the brain involved in craving and anxiety.
Scientists have identified a gene that appears to play a role in regulating how much alcohol people drink, a finding researchers say could someday lead to better treatments for alcoholism.
For some people, alcohol is a social lubricant.
In order to develop new medications for alcoholism, researchers need to understand how alcohol acts on the brain's reward system.
In a study of 1,721 Korean male drinkers aged 40 in an urban populationâ€“based cohort, and another sample of 1,113 male drinkers from an independent rural cohort, information on average daily alcohol consumption was collected and DNA samples were collected for genotyping.
When the recent decision was made to merge the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) into a yet unnamed institution, there were a lot of questions as to how, and even why, it needed to be done.
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