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Brain stress system shows promise as a new therapeutic target for alcoholism

Brain stress system shows promise as a new therapeutic target for alcoholism

Genotyping and the treatment of alcohol dependence

Genotyping and the treatment of alcohol dependence

Quitting marijuana as hard as quitting cigarettes

Quitting marijuana as hard as quitting cigarettes

The dopamine transporter gene influences alcohol withdrawal seizures

The dopamine transporter gene influences alcohol withdrawal seizures

Study looks at earliest exposure to alcohol - sipping or tasting

Study looks at earliest exposure to alcohol - sipping or tasting

Religion habit cuts anxiety in women

Religion habit cuts anxiety in women

Discovery of potential "getting drunk" gene

Discovery of potential "getting drunk" gene

Heavy drinking, linked to high number of sex partners in young adults

Heavy drinking, linked to high number of sex partners in young adults

Recovering alcoholics who abstain from drinking are least likely to relapse

Recovering alcoholics who abstain from drinking are least likely to relapse

Study of Mexican Americans shows that polymorphisms of the CYP2E1 gene enhance susceptibility to alcoholism

Study of Mexican Americans shows that polymorphisms of the CYP2E1 gene enhance susceptibility to alcoholism

New program finds safer ways for college students to cope with alcohol

New program finds safer ways for college students to cope with alcohol

Problematic drinking and alcohol dependence linked to high number of sex partners

Problematic drinking and alcohol dependence linked to high number of sex partners

UK women have caught up with men in their alcohol consumption

UK women have caught up with men in their alcohol consumption

Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth

Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth

Mindfulness-based stress reduction study

Mindfulness-based stress reduction study

Genetics of alcoholism

Genetics of alcoholism

Racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol treatment

Racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol treatment

University at Buffalo receives three grants to tackle problem drinking

University at Buffalo receives three grants to tackle problem drinking

Migraine drug Topamax tested on alcoholics

Migraine drug Topamax tested on alcoholics

Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth

Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth