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July 20, 2020
NIAAA-funded scientists report that early life dietary choline supplements improve some of the cognitive and behavioral symptoms associated with fetal...

 

New & Noteworthy
July 14, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created an environment that is particularly problematic for individuals with alcohol and substance use disorders (ASUD), according to physician scientists at the National Institutes of Health. In a commentary...

 

Research News
June 09, 2020
Adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) may have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic abnormalities such as low HDL cholesterol and elevated levels of triglycerides compared to people without FASD, according to a new...

 

New & Noteworthy
May 12, 2020

While hand sanitizers containing 60-95% ethyl alcohol can help destroy the coronavirus on surfaces, drinking alcohol—including beverages with high percentages of alcohol—offers no protection from the virus. The concentration of alcohol in the...

 

New & Noteworthy
April 15, 2020

NIH-supported, multi-institute research program will generate robust data about how young brains mature.

With nearly $290M of new funding for seven years to research institutions around the country, the National Institutes of...

 

New & Noteworthy
April 01, 2020

If you need alcohol treatment while practicing physical distancing, there are several professionally led treatment and mutual-support group options available to you:

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News Release
March 23, 2020

Observance helps teens dispel myths about substance use

March 23, 2020— National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week ® (NDAFW) marks its 10th anniversary March 30 through April 5, 2020, encouraging...

 

New & Noteworthy
March 16, 2020

On December 31, 1970, Congress passed the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act, the legislation that created the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The new Institute’s...

 

Research News
March 13, 2020

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is as effective as established behavioral treatments for some people with alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to an extensive review of NIAAA-supported research and other studies. As reported March 11 in the ...

 

Research News
February 06, 2020

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism sadly announces the death of Richard L. Veech, MD, DPhil, Chief of the NIAAA Laboratory of Metabolic Control. Dr. Veech joined NIH after earning his bachelor’s and medical degrees at Harvard...

 

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