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January 16, 2015

Nearly 42 percent of U.S. adults who drink also report using medications known to interact with alcohol, based on a study from the National Institutes of Health released today. Among those over 65 years of age who drink alcohol, nearly 78 percent...

New & Noteworthy
December 22, 2014

How to Celebrate Safely This Season 

We all want to celebrate during the holidays, and more people are likely to drink beyond their limits during this season than at other times of the year. Some of them will suffer consequences...

New & Noteworthy
December 15, 2014

Frostburg State University president Jonathan Gibralter, chair of the NIAAA College Presidents Working Group, appeared on the PBS NewsHour to discuss efforts to address excessive drinking on college campuses. 

The program aired on Friday,...

New & Noteworthy
December 15, 2014

On December 15, the National Institutes of Health announced the recruitment of Falk W. Lohoff, M.D., and two other investigators as Lasker Clinical Research Scholars.  Dr. Lohoff is chief of the...

New & Noteworthy
December 03, 2014

Posted by Sally Rockey, PhD, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research

For many decades now the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and consequently NIH, has required institutional review board (IRB) review of...

New & Noteworthy
December 02, 2014
Remarkable progress has been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS since the first annual World AIDS Day was commemorated 26 years ago. Yet, we are still far from achieving our goal of a world without AIDS.
New & Noteworthy
November 16, 2014

A satellite event will take place at Neuroscience 2014, the Society for Neuroscience's 44th Annual Meeting,...

News Release
November 13, 2014

Publication includes information on effective but underutilized approaches

A new resource from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help individuals and families understand available treatment options for...

New & Noteworthy
October 16, 2014

NIH announces 11 awards funded across three Institutes

More than $11 million over three years will be used to support research exploring the use of social media to advance the scientific understanding, prevention...

News Release
October 10, 2014

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Craig J. McClain, M.D. will deliver the 19th Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture. Dr. McClain is an...