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Women more vulnerable to chronic drinking than men are

Women more vulnerable to chronic drinking than men are

Withdrawal symptoms from marijuana may make quitting harder

Withdrawal symptoms from marijuana may make quitting harder

Genetic variation linked to alcohol dependence

Genetic variation linked to alcohol dependence

Naltrexone combined with psychotherapy helps treat alcohol dependence

Naltrexone combined with psychotherapy helps treat alcohol dependence

Promising new treatment for alcohol dependence

Promising new treatment for alcohol dependence

Alcohol ranks as the number one health risk in all but two countries

Alcohol ranks as the number one health risk in all but two countries

College students not at a greater risk for alcohol dependence problems

College students not at a greater risk for alcohol dependence problems

Risky injection behaviors are established at the onset of injection drug use

Risky injection behaviors are established at the onset of injection drug use

Naltrexone helps alcoholics moderate their drinking

Naltrexone helps alcoholics moderate their drinking

Survey finds that many recover from alcoholism

Survey finds that many recover from alcoholism

Campral, first new treatment for alcoholism in ten years

Campral, first new treatment for alcoholism in ten years

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