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What is Alcohol Poisoning?

Alcohol depresses nerves that control involuntary actions such as breathing and the gag reflex, which prevents choking. Someone who drinks a fatal dose of alcohol will eventually stop...

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Fumihito Ono, M.D., Ph.D., Acting Chief
Jee-Young Park, PhD, Postdoc Fellow
Hiromi Ikeda,...

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The National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescence (NCANDA) is supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).  The consortium’s purpose is to study the effects of alcohol use on the developing...

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To encourage careers in alcohol research, NIAAA has several training and employment opportunities for individuals:

  • A comprehensive list of NIAAA employment opportunities is available at the...
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Treatment for alcohol use disorders (AUDs), once essentially limited to the mutual support group Alcoholics Anonymous founded in 1935, has seen many significant advances. In addition to mutual support groups, AUDs can be treated with medications...

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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...


Lecture title: “The Genetic Epidemiology of Alcohol Use Disorders: A Current Perspective"

Presented by:

Dr. Kenneth S. Kendler
Rachel Brown Banks Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
Professor, Human and Molecular...

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Material en español de fácil lectura para el público y para profesionales con una amplia gama de temas relacionados con el alcoholismo. Las publicaciones mencionadas abajo son textos completos accesibles a través de internet, los que no tienen...