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Study findings speak against recommendations to drink alcohol for health reasons

Study findings speak against recommendations to drink alcohol for health reasons

Psychology professor secures $2.59 million NIH grant to study the brain mechanisms of addiction

Psychology professor secures $2.59 million NIH grant to study the brain mechanisms of addiction

Study highlights sex differences in the brain biology that controls alcohol drinking behaviors

Study highlights sex differences in the brain biology that controls alcohol drinking behaviors

Pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder is underutilized in Sweden, finds study

Pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder is underutilized in Sweden, finds study

New study finds an association between alcohol use and higher risk of several cancers

New study finds an association between alcohol use and higher risk of several cancers

Study offers a new model for examining genetic risk associated with nicotine dependence

Study offers a new model for examining genetic risk associated with nicotine dependence

Study finds higher mortality and lower transplant rates among Black patients with cirrhosis

Study finds higher mortality and lower transplant rates among Black patients with cirrhosis

UofSC researcher to examine the effectiveness of Medicaid-covered alcohol use disorder treatment

UofSC researcher to examine the effectiveness of Medicaid-covered alcohol use disorder treatment

UCLA clinical trial shows efficacy of varenicline on heavy-drinking smokers

UCLA clinical trial shows efficacy of varenicline on heavy-drinking smokers

UIC discovery may lead to new treatments for alcohol use disorder and depression

UIC discovery may lead to new treatments for alcohol use disorder and depression

Women now drink as much as men — and are prone to sickness sooner

Women now drink as much as men — and are prone to sickness sooner

New poll suggests older adults must watch their alcohol intake during pandemic

New poll suggests older adults must watch their alcohol intake during pandemic

Mental health services wane as insurers appear to skirt parity rules during pandemic

Mental health services wane as insurers appear to skirt parity rules during pandemic

Study shows how alcohol may affect the brain, offers potential treatments for alcohol misuse

Study shows how alcohol may affect the brain, offers potential treatments for alcohol misuse

Addiction experts seek to understand why people engage in 'extreme' drinking

Addiction experts seek to understand why people engage in 'extreme' drinking

Combat experience linked with higher risk of alcohol use to cope with PTSD symptoms

Combat experience linked with higher risk of alcohol use to cope with PTSD symptoms

Binge drinking in adolescence associated with altered cerebellum in young adults

Binge drinking in adolescence associated with altered cerebellum in young adults

New center established at NYU Langone Health to expand psychedelic research and training

New center established at NYU Langone Health to expand psychedelic research and training

Study explores the effects of alcohol and cannabis on aggression-linked brain circuitry in teens

Study explores the effects of alcohol and cannabis on aggression-linked brain circuitry in teens

Study finds an alarming trend of increased alcohol use during pandemic lockdowns

Study finds an alarming trend of increased alcohol use during pandemic lockdowns