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Genetic variant increases risk of addiction in the presence of childhood stress

Genetic variant increases risk of addiction in the presence of childhood stress

Sobering up: In an alcohol-soaked nation, more seek booze-free social spaces

Sobering up: In an alcohol-soaked nation, more seek booze-free social spaces

Excess grey matter in the brain can predict escalating drinking behavior in teens

Excess grey matter in the brain can predict escalating drinking behavior in teens

Early adversity could make individuals more vulnerable to stress-related drinking during adulthood

Early adversity could make individuals more vulnerable to stress-related drinking during adulthood

Alcoholic parents becoming a growing problem even among adults, finds report

Alcoholic parents becoming a growing problem even among adults, finds report

Piece of puzzle unlocked in what drives alcohol addiction

Piece of puzzle unlocked in what drives alcohol addiction

Scientists reverse alcohol-seeking behavior in rats with flip of a switch

Scientists reverse alcohol-seeking behavior in rats with flip of a switch

Alcohol-linked disease overtakes hep C as top reason for liver transplant

Alcohol-linked disease overtakes hep C as top reason for liver transplant

Alcohol changes the molecular basis of memory formation

Alcohol changes the molecular basis of memory formation

Study highlights need for increased support for alcohol-related liver disease patients

Study highlights need for increased support for alcohol-related liver disease patients

Successful recovery from addiction means more than achieving abstinence

Successful recovery from addiction means more than achieving abstinence

Male and female brains are affected differently by repeated binge drinking

Male and female brains are affected differently by repeated binge drinking

Study: Binge drinking impairs working memory in adolescent brain

Study: Binge drinking impairs working memory in adolescent brain

Hunger hormones could be key to new treatments for drug, alcohol addiction

Hunger hormones could be key to new treatments for drug, alcohol addiction

URI researchers working to develop novel medication to treat alcohol use disorder

URI researchers working to develop novel medication to treat alcohol use disorder

New study finds way to help treat alcohol addiction and ease withdrawal symptoms

New study finds way to help treat alcohol addiction and ease withdrawal symptoms

Study links molecular changes in the brain to key behaviors in addiction

Study links molecular changes in the brain to key behaviors in addiction

NIH stops alcohol study that was looking at purported health benefits of drinking

NIH stops alcohol study that was looking at purported health benefits of drinking

Scientists successfully test anti-alcoholism drug in animal models

Scientists successfully test anti-alcoholism drug in animal models

Non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient could reduce risk of relapse among recovering addicts

Non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient could reduce risk of relapse among recovering addicts