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November 08, 2019
New preclinical research reported in animal models shows that exposure to compounds found in marijuana called cannabinoids (CBs), which includes cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), during early pregnancy can cause malformations in the...


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November 04, 2019

Given the high co-occurrence between alcohol use disorder (AUD) and mental health conditions (MHCs) it is important that co-occurring disorders be addressed in integrated treatment. The latest article from Alcohol Research Current Reviews...


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October 29, 2019

NIH-funded study provides hope for noninvasive detection of early liver disease.

What: A new compound that binds to, and enables MRI imaging of, liver cells in the early stage of disease, has been developed...


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October 28, 2019

The latest article from Alcohol Research Current Reviews explores interactions between stress and alcohol. Some people drink alcohol for stress relief, but alcohol can actually activate stress systems in the brain, acting as a stressor...


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October 21, 2019

The latest article from Alcohol Research Current Reviews explores co-occurrence of alcohol use disorder and depression. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) and depressive disorders are among the most prevalent psychiatric disorders and co-occur...


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October 18, 2019

Scientists have been developing astounding new tools for exploring neural circuits that underlie brain function throughout the first five years of the National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research...


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October 04, 2019

The latest issue of NIAAA Spectrum is now available. In this issue:


"Alcohol and "Deaths of Despair" In 2015,...


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September 26, 2019

The latest article from Alcohol Research Current Reviews explores links between alcohol use and suicidal behavior. Research on associations of suicidal behavior, including suicide and suicide attempt, with alcohol use disorder (AUD) and...


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September 13, 2019

The Director’s Report to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is now available online...


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September 05, 2019

Alcohol is now recognized as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disorders in the United States. Each year thousands of children are born with life-long disabilities because they were exposed to alcohol prenatally. On...