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June 29, 2016
With profound sadness, staff at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism note the passing of Loren (Larry) Parsons, Ph.D., of the Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders...

 

Research News
June 27, 2016
Recent NIH-wide efforts to address sex differences in preclinical research underscore the importance of such issues to scientists who study alcohol addiction. “In fact, animal models of alcohol addiction reveal significant differences between males...

 

Research News
June 24, 2016
Both humans and animals experience stress. Ideally, stress serves as a survival tool, allowing organisms to adapt and overcome adversity in an unpredictable environment. As a result, higher-order animals have developed complex systems to perceive,...

 

News Release
June 24, 2016

In recognition of his contribution to the development of scientific collaborations between France and the United States, George F. Koob, Ph.D., director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National...

 

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June 22, 2016
Almost 10 million U.S. adults report misusing prescription opioids in 2012-2013 Nonmedical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the United States from 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, based on a study from the National Institute on...

 

Research News
June 22, 2016
Interventions to reduce anxiety and depression may help prevent relapse in individuals with chronic pain who are recovering from alcohol use disorder (AUD). This conclusion comes from a recent study in which investigators reanalyzed data collected...

 

New & Noteworthy
June 17, 2016

The most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now available online at http://www.spectrum.niaaa.nih.gov/ .

Among other topics, the current installment...

 

News Release
June 17, 2016
Mouse study advances knowledge of habitual behavior pathophysiology

Daily activities involve frequent transitions between habitual behaviors, such as driving home, and goal-directed behaviors, such as driving to a new...

 

News Release
June 09, 2016

General Arthur T. Dean, chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), received the Senator Harold Hughes Memorial Award today from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National...

 

New & Noteworthy
May 26, 2016

Parents, take the time to talk with your high school graduates about keeping parties and events alcohol-free—it just may save a life.

Learn more — read the NIAAA fact sheet at

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