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November 13, 2012

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The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Kenneth Kendler, M.D. will deliver the 17th Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture. Kendler is a...

News Release
October 31, 2012

Heavy drinking during pregnancy disrupts proper brain development in children and adolescents years after they were exposed to alcohol in the womb, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. The study is the first to...

Research News
October 16, 2012

Time course and metabolism are important factors

According to National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) scientists, existing epidemiologic evidence supporting the relationship between moderate alcohol consumption...

News Release
October 13, 2012

Andrew Holmes, Ph.D., chief of the Laboratory of Behavioral and Genomic Neuroscience at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the...

Research News
October 11, 2012

The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse recently published a special edition devoted to NIH-funded research in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. The driving force behind this collection of 24 articles was a 2010...

News Release
September 05, 2012

Kenneth R. Warren, Ph.D., acting director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day, recognized every year on the ninth day of the ninth month, is...

Research News
September 04, 2012

Research suggests that chronic alcohol use may increase the risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by altering the brain’s ability to recover from a traumatic experience. While alcoholism is often linked with PTSD, few studies have...

Research News
August 23, 2012

Brain activity patterns may provide clues about a young person’s risk for initiating harmful alcohol use, according to new research supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

NIAAA-funded scientists led by...

Research News
August 03, 2012

New research by NIAAA scientists shows that an experimental drug that targets molecular sites in the liver and other tissues without acting on identical sites in the brain, holds promise as an effective treatment for obesity and its complications...

News Release
July 23, 2012

NIH-supported study finds coordinated efforts limit the impact of high-risk drinking

Coordinated strategies that address alcohol availability, alcohol policy enforcement and drinking norms can help colleges and their communities...

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