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A study of university students found no overlap between those reporting excessive Internet use and those with problem gambling.
Genetic influences appear important in the development of gambling disorders in both women and men.
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.
Study finds severe gamblers show greater response in brain regions associated with reward.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Findings point to dopamine replacement therapy causing dysfunction in specific areas of the brain.
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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