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Study looks at Naltrexone for alcoholism

Study looks at Naltrexone for alcoholism

Alcoholism has a negative effect on where someone lives

Alcoholism has a negative effect on where someone lives

Alcoholics tend to be deficient in both cognitive and emotional processes

Alcoholics tend to be deficient in both cognitive and emotional processes

Malt liquor linked to marijuana use

Malt liquor linked to marijuana use

Telephone counseling coaxes reluctant alcoholics into treatment

Telephone counseling coaxes reluctant alcoholics into treatment

Anti-smoking drug Chantix works for alcohol too

Anti-smoking drug Chantix works for alcohol too

30 percent of Americans report having some form of alcohol use disorder

30 percent of Americans report having some form of alcohol use disorder

Targeted nalmefene with simple medical management in the treatment of heavy drinkers

Targeted nalmefene with simple medical management in the treatment of heavy drinkers

Alcohol abuse a problem for one in every three Americans

Alcohol abuse a problem for one in every three Americans

Five distinct subtypes of alcoholism identified

Five distinct subtypes of alcoholism identified

Smoking may interfere with alcoholics neurocognitive recovery from abstinence

Smoking may interfere with alcoholics neurocognitive recovery from abstinence

Researchers use 'genomic pathway' to predict Parkinson's

Researchers use 'genomic pathway' to predict Parkinson's

Appetite-regulating hormones and peptides may be involved in the neurobiology of alcohol craving

Appetite-regulating hormones and peptides may be involved in the neurobiology of alcohol craving

Men and women at risk for alcohol dependence are more likely to choose a mate who also is at risk

Men and women at risk for alcohol dependence are more likely to choose a mate who also is at risk

Women might be slipping through the cracks with early drinking problem diagnosis

Women might be slipping through the cracks with early drinking problem diagnosis

Spousal choices can influence alcohol dependence

Spousal choices can influence alcohol dependence

Brief meetings with healthcare workers curb excessive drinking in men

Brief meetings with healthcare workers curb excessive drinking in men

More guns more suicides!

More guns more suicides!

Substantial need for mental health services in the general population

Substantial need for mental health services in the general population

Protein alpha synuclein plays important role in regulation of dopamine function

Protein alpha synuclein plays important role in regulation of dopamine function