Latest Problem gambling Stories

2010-06-29 08:08:46

A study of university students found no overlap between those reporting excessive Internet use and those with problem gambling.

2010-06-08 12:50:36

Genetic influences appear important in the development of gambling disorders in both women and men.

2010-05-11 09:36:23

Pathological gambling, compulsive shopping, binge eating and other impulse control disorders appear to be more common among individuals taking dopamine agonist medications for Parkinson's disease.

2010-05-05 07:55:34

Study finds severe gamblers show greater response in brain regions associated with reward.

2010-03-16 10:10:00

NORFOLK, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In this week of March Madness office pools across the country, chances are that laying down five bucks and picking the winner of New Mexico State vs.

2010-03-05 12:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several state agencies are working together to highlight "National Problem Gambling Awareness Week," March 7-13, and to ensure Pennsylvanians with a gambling addiction know that help is available. The state departments of Health, Revenue, and Agriculture -- along with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board -- offer information on counseling and treatment services. "Most people are able to gamble without harmful consequences," said Health...

2010-03-02 13:33:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio and MINNEAPOLIS, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thompson Law Firm filed two civil complaints in Federal District Court of Minnesota on behalf of patients who were prescribed Mirapex for Parkinson and Restless Leg Syndrome.

2010-02-04 09:33:00

HAMILTON, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Super Bowl is the last desperate effort to break even for the season... it can be a double or nothing event for the problem gambler.

2010-01-14 18:22:39

Findings point to dopamine replacement therapy causing dysfunction in specific areas of the brain.

2010-01-14 12:44:50

New research unravels the brain mechanisms that underlie the ability of a standard drug treatment for Parkinson's to elicit compulsive behaviors in some patients with the disease.

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