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GIRK channel activator can provide potential treatments for brain disorders

GIRK channel activator can provide potential treatments for brain disorders

Drinking surged during the pandemic. Do you know the signs of addiction?

Drinking surged during the pandemic. Do you know the signs of addiction?

New Finnish study explores the economic burden of alcohol use disorders

New Finnish study explores the economic burden of alcohol use disorders

UIC Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics receives $8.2 million NIH grant

UIC Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics receives $8.2 million NIH grant

Study: High estrogen levels may influence alcohol use disorder

Study: High estrogen levels may influence alcohol use disorder

Early exposure to anesthetics may cause alcohol use disorder in adolescents

Early exposure to anesthetics may cause alcohol use disorder in adolescents

Fluctuating estrogen levels could make alcohol more rewarding to women

Fluctuating estrogen levels could make alcohol more rewarding to women

Researchers identify 29 genetic variants linked to problematic drinking

Researchers identify 29 genetic variants linked to problematic drinking

Repurposed drug normalizes body weight, reverses metabolic damage in obese mice

Repurposed drug normalizes body weight, reverses metabolic damage in obese mice

Study: Multidimensional approach works best for tackling nonmedical drug use

Study: Multidimensional approach works best for tackling nonmedical drug use

Study: Workplace strategies can promote employment for drug addicts

Study: Workplace strategies can promote employment for drug addicts

Researchers find a key brain region for controlling binge drinking

Researchers find a key brain region for controlling binge drinking

Alcoholics Anonymous the best way to abstain

Alcoholics Anonymous the best way to abstain

Alcoholics Anonymous found to be very effective for achieving alcohol abstinence

Alcoholics Anonymous found to be very effective for achieving alcohol abstinence

Alcoholics Anonymous and 12-step programs help people with AUD achieve sobriety

Alcoholics Anonymous and 12-step programs help people with AUD achieve sobriety

How effective is Gabapentin in alcohol use disorder?

How effective is Gabapentin in alcohol use disorder?

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence

Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence

VTC scientists study new approach to help people with alcohol use disorder

VTC scientists study new approach to help people with alcohol use disorder

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol