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January 31, 2018

NIAAA seeks volunteers for a research study on alcohol use disorder aimed at reducing craving for alcohol.

Background: Hormones are naturally occurring chemicals in the body. Ghrelin is a hormone that stimulates...

 

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January 18, 2018
Teleconference on New Study -- Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Among U.S. Children What: NIAAA is holding a call to discuss the findings and implications of the Feb. 6 study on FASD...

 

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January 12, 2018

Increases were larger among females than males, providing more evidence of narrowing gender gaps in alcohol-related harms in the U.S.

The rate of alcohol-related visits to U.S. emergency departments (ED) increased by...

 

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December 15, 2017

We all want to celebrate during the holidays, and more people are likely to drink beyond their limits during this season than at other times of the year.

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December 12, 2017
Why are drinking guidelines different for women than men? How do the health effects of heavy drinking differ? Where can women turn for help if they have an alcohol problem? The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the...

 

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December 01, 2017

Presented at the 2017 National Conference on Alcohol and Opioid Use in Women and Girls, October 27, 2017, in Washington, DC, by Dr. George F. Koob, Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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November 28, 2017

A recent NIAAA study has shown 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 session of alcohol consumption in a laboratory setting...

 

News Release
November 27, 2017
What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Kenneth J. Sher, Ph.D., will deliver the 22nd Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture. Dr. Sher is a...

 

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November 16, 2017

On November 17, join the Addiction Policy Forum and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for a Facebook Live Event:

"Choosing Quality Alcohol Treatment: A Conversation With the...

 

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November 06, 2017

What : The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, will host a one-day mini convention, a satellite event of the 2017...

 

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