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Congressional Testimony

Statement by Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D., Acting Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services


I am pleased...

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Drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can take a serious toll on your health.  Here’s how alcohol can affect your body:

Brain:
Alcohol interferes with the brain’s communication pathways, and can...

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Data Access Policy, Application and Agreement

A Multisite Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Levetiracetam Extended-Release in Very Heavy-Drinking Alcohol-Dependent...

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About ICCFASD

NIAAA promotes and advances new research on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) by participating in the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (ICCFASD). ICCFASD coordinates the...

Advisory Council Minutes

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM

Summary of the 125th Meeting

September 22–23, 2010


The National Advisory...

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Alcohol and drug dependence often go hand in hand; research shows that people who are dependent on alcohol are much more likely than the general population to use drugs, and people with drug dependence are much more likely than the general...

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Fetal alcohol exposure occurs when a woman drinks while pregnant.  No amount of alcohol is safe for pregnant women to drink. Nevertheless, data from prenatal clinics and postnatal studies suggest that 20 to 30 percent of women do drink at some...

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