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April 18, 2018

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and a good time for a Twitter chat on alcohol and other substance use disorders, including those involving opioids, tobacco, and other substances.

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News Release
April 13, 2018
Preliminary NIH study shows increased levels of beta-amyloid Losing just one night of sleep led to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a small,...

 

New & Noteworthy
April 09, 2018
On February 14, 2018, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) held a call to discuss the findings and implications of a study on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) prevalence that appeared in the Journal of the American...

 

New & Noteworthy
April 05, 2018

See the most recent NIAAA Director’s Blog : "Alcohol Awareness Month – A Time to Learn About Alcohol Use Disorder and Ways to Get Help."

Alcohol Awareness Month is a...

 

Research News
April 03, 2018
Alcohol-induced memory loss for events that transpired while intoxicated—also known as a blackout —has achieved pop culture notoriety in recent years through social media and other outlets, especially among young adults. Given the focus on blackouts...

 

Research News
March 19, 2018
What: Roughly a third of recent high school graduates have ridden in a motor vehicle with a substance-impaired driver, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The study found...

 

Research News
March 19, 2018

An NIAAA study shows that people who drink socially and have certain risk factors for alcohol use disorder (AUD) self-administer more alcohol and at a faster rate during a single laboratory session of alcohol consumption than people at low risk...

 

Research News
February 21, 2018
The purpose of this workshop is to address challenges related to clinical trial designs and drug development in Alcoholic Associated Liver Disease (AALD) and Alcoholic Hepatitis (AH)...

 

Research News
February 13, 2018

More than 7,500 children recruited for study to date; data available for first 4,500

The National Institutes of Health today released to the scientific community an unparalleled dataset from the...

 

News Release
February 06, 2018
NIH-funded research examined over 6,000 children to determine prevalence of FASD ranged from 1.1 to 5 percent A study of more than 6,000 first-graders across four U.S. communities has found that a significant number of...

 

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