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Study links low level of response (LR) to alcohol to an area on chromosome 10

Study links low level of response (LR) to alcohol to an area on chromosome 10

First study to use a cannabis-based medicine for treating rheumatoid arthritis

First study to use a cannabis-based medicine for treating rheumatoid arthritis

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

People use discretion in deciding when show up in the emergency department

People use discretion in deciding when show up in the emergency department

Botox helps explain possible causes of nerve diseases

Botox helps explain possible causes of nerve diseases

Study offers a unique perspective on the beginnings of the alcohol experience and usage patterns of 12-year-olds

Study offers a unique perspective on the beginnings of the alcohol experience and usage patterns of 12-year-olds

No evidence that designated driver programs stop drunken driving

No evidence that designated driver programs stop drunken driving

Extract of the kudzu vine may help heavy drinkers drink less

Extract of the kudzu vine may help heavy drinkers drink less

Soft tissue injuries can predict risk of facial fractures in trauma patients

Soft tissue injuries can predict risk of facial fractures in trauma patients

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

Alcohol intervention attempted for violent males

Alcohol intervention attempted for violent males

Study shows that pilots who drink and drive are at higher risk to crash planes

Study shows that pilots who drink and drive are at higher risk to crash planes

Researchers find that alcohol has a profound effect on some, but not all, brain circuits activated in sober driving

Researchers find that alcohol has a profound effect on some, but not all, brain circuits activated in sober driving

The brain's dopamine system is key to alcoholism

The brain's dopamine system is key to alcoholism

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

Recovering alcoholics can remain sober for years

Recovering alcoholics can remain sober for years

Intoxicated honey bees provide greater insights into the effects of alcohol

Intoxicated honey bees provide greater insights into the effects of alcohol

We are at the very beginning of 'gene finding' for alcohol response

We are at the very beginning of 'gene finding' for alcohol response

Ecstasy study identifies potentially lethal combination

Ecstasy study identifies potentially lethal combination

17.6 million American adults (8.5 percent) meet standard diagnostic criteria for an alcohol use disorder

17.6 million American adults (8.5 percent) meet standard diagnostic criteria for an alcohol use disorder