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October 05, 2016

NIAAA hosted a Twitter chat with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) on October 6, 2016 at 12:30pm. # AlcoholChat

You can access the chat at...

 

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September 29, 2016

NIH-funded multi-site clinical trial suggests that smokers may also benefit

A new medication that targets part of the brain’s stress system may help reduce alcohol use in people with alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to a...

 

New & Noteworthy
September 16, 2016
The most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now available online at http://www.spectrum.niaaa.nih.gov/ . Among other...

 

New & Noteworthy
September 16, 2016

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH News NIH Office of the Director (OD) https://www.nih.gov/institutes-nih/nih-office-director...

 

New & Noteworthy
September 13, 2016
More than 10,000 children will participate in study of brain, social, emotional, and cognitive development. Recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child...

 

New & Noteworthy
September 07, 2016

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...

 

New & Noteworthy
September 06, 2016
As college students arrive on campus this fall, it’s a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime.

Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath—...

 

New & Noteworthy
September 01, 2016
Every day, millions of Americans prove that recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders is possible -- yet at the same time, millions more are struggling with the disease of addiction. These individuals are our family members, friends, and...

 

News Release
August 25, 2016

Event registration opens today; new teacher resources available.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced today that the next National Drug &...

 

News Release
August 10, 2016

A group of experts on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) has proposed updated clinical guidelines for diagnosing FASD, which can result when a child is exposed to alcohol during prenatal development. The new guidelines clarify and expand...

 

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