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June 03, 2015

AUDs often untreated

Alcohol use disorder, or AUD, is the medical diagnosis for problem drinking that causes mild to severe distress or harm.  A new study supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA...

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May 20, 2015
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) jointly convened a Consensus Panel on New and Emerging Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders and...
New & Noteworthy
May 18, 2015

A pilot study of a smartphone-based intervention found that the mobile app helped people with an alcohol use disorder to reduce their alcohol consumption. The pilot program was supported in part by a grant from the National Institute on Alcohol...

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May 06, 2015

April is Alcohol Awareness Month – a good time to learn more about how alcohol use impacts your health and examine your own drinking habits. Bring your health-related questions and come chat with an NIAAA expert.

*The archived chat...

New & Noteworthy
April 29, 2015

Alcohol Research: Current Reviews (ARCR), NIAAA's peer-reviewed, scientific journal, is getting a new look. The redesigned home page features a one-stop resource with a new...

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April 02, 2015

NIH-funded findings also point to possible treatments for harmful effects of adolescent alcohol exposure

Adolescent binge drinking can disrupt gene regulation and brain development in ways that promote anxiety and...

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April 02, 2015

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to learn about alcohol and the health and social problems caused by drinking too much. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) encourages the public to dedicate this month to...

News Release
March 16, 2015

First prize winner will be awarded $200,000

In the search for a wearable or otherwise discreet device capable of measuring blood alcohol levels in real time, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has...

New & Noteworthy
March 11, 2015
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has issued the “Wearable Alcohol Biosensor” Challenge in the search for a wearable or otherwise discreet device capable of measuring blood alcohol levels in real time.
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March 10, 2015

New research supported by the National Institutes of Health shows how elements of the brain’s stress and reward pathways can interact to suppress binge alcohol drinking. The finding, now online in the journal Nature Neuroscience, suggests...

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