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Scientists identify a protein that regulates alcohol-withdrawal seizures

Scientists identify a protein that regulates alcohol-withdrawal seizures

Prenatal alcohol exposure has effects far beyond fetal alcohol syndrome

Prenatal alcohol exposure has effects far beyond fetal alcohol syndrome

After stopping drinking, the brain grows back - significant implications for treatment of alcoholism during recovery

After stopping drinking, the brain grows back - significant implications for treatment of alcoholism during recovery

Certain people are born with an increased risk of developing alcohol problems

Certain people are born with an increased risk of developing alcohol problems

Men with sweet tooths more prone to alcoholism

Men with sweet tooths more prone to alcoholism

Gene linked to both alcoholism and depression

Gene linked to both alcoholism and depression

Topiramate help patients with alcohol dependence

Topiramate help patients with alcohol dependence

Research suggests that victimisation in childhood increases risk of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia or manic depression

Research suggests that victimisation in childhood increases risk of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia or manic depression

Tablets which help recovering alcoholics stay off the drink

Tablets which help recovering alcoholics stay off the drink

American alchohol abuse continues to rise

American alchohol abuse continues to rise

Screening for alcohol problems in hospitals needs improvement

Screening for alcohol problems in hospitals needs improvement