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Pills prescribed for alcoholism might not work, study finds | Society ... - The Guardian

Wed, 2017-09-20 22:00

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Pills prescribed for alcoholism might not work, study finds | Society ...
The Guardian
The pills have been developed for people who have not stopped drinking completely and are intended to help them cut down. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA.

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Real Men Wear Gowns: Living with alcoholism | kens5.com - KENS 5 TV

Wed, 2017-09-20 17:17

KENS 5 TV

Real Men Wear Gowns: Living with alcoholism | kens5.com
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Issues like anxiety and depression can drive people to turn to alcohol.

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Ric Flair Speaks About Alcoholism, Near-Death Experience in People TV Interview - Bleacher Report

Wed, 2017-09-20 12:35

Bleacher Report

Ric Flair Speaks About Alcoholism, Near-Death Experience in People TV Interview
Bleacher Report
WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair is speaking out about his battle with alcoholism and his recent near-death experience after being hospitalized. Flair detailed his struggles in an interview with People TV: PeopleTV @peopletv .@RicFlairNatrBoy on his ...
Ric Flair admits to alcoholism, vows to never drink againFigure Four Online (blog)
Ric Flair attributes his recent health problems to alcoholismCageside Seats (blog)
Wrestling Legend Ric Flair on His Health Crisis - PeoplePEOPLE.com
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Falcons Offensive Coordinator Sarkisian on Alcoholism | SI.com - Sports Illustrated

Wed, 2017-09-20 09:36

Sports Illustrated

Falcons Offensive Coordinator Sarkisian on Alcoholism | SI.com
Sports Illustrated
Two games into the 2017 season, the Falcons' high-flying offense hasn't missed a beat after losing its play-caller. That's been due in large part to the work of ...

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Is my drinking normal, or could I be an alcoholic? - AOL

Wed, 2017-09-20 08:11

AOL

Is my drinking normal, or could I be an alcoholic?
AOL
More than 50 percent of the risk for alcoholism is heritable, so anyone with a close relative—especially a parent—who has had alcohol abuse issues is much more likely to get into trouble. But genetics aren't the only risk factor. Depression and other ...

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Fiddling With Gene Responsible For "Asian Flush" Could Treat Alcoholism - IFLScience

Tue, 2017-09-19 16:01

IFLScience

Fiddling With Gene Responsible For "Asian Flush" Could Treat Alcoholism
IFLScience
New research has now looked into how gene therapy could be used to treat alcoholism, by mimicking a natural mutation commonly found in East Asian people that makes them more intolerant to alcohol, popularly known as the “Asian flush” or “Asian glow”.

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What are the most common reasons why people with alcoholism drink? - Addiction Now

Tue, 2017-09-19 10:37

Addiction Now

What are the most common reasons why people with alcoholism drink?
Addiction Now
Although there isn't a single answer, a new study explores some of the most common reasons behind the lingering drinking habits of those with alcoholism. Immediate moods are primary factors associated with drinking for people existing alcohol ...

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Gene therapy could be novel approach to treat alcoholism, research suggests - News-Medical.net

Tue, 2017-09-19 06:09

Gene therapy could be novel approach to treat alcoholism, research suggests
News-Medical.net
In the article titled "AAV Gene Therapy for Alcoholism: Inhibition of Mitochondrial Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Enzyme Expression in Hepatoma Cells" researchers Anamaria Sanchez, University of Chile, Santiago and R. Jude Samulski, University of North ...

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Lib Dems poke fun at Vince Cable's age and Charles Kennedy's ... - Mirror.co.uk

Tue, 2017-09-19 04:21

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Lib Dems poke fun at Vince Cable's age and Charles Kennedy's ...
Mirror.co.uk
Hundreds of Lib Den activists poked fun at Vince Cable's age and Charles Kennedy's alcoholism and told Tony Blair to “F**k off and die” last night at the party's ...
Lib Dems chant 'Tony Blair die' and mock Charles Kennedy's ...International Business Times UK
High spirits or whipping up hatred? Lib Dem activists sing: 'Tony ...iNews

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New study shows promise of gene therapy to treat alcoholism - Medical Xpress

Mon, 2017-09-18 14:18

Medical Xpress

New study shows promise of gene therapy to treat alcoholism
Medical Xpress
Researchers used gene transfer to block the expression of one of the two main enzymes that break down alcohol in the liver, leading to the accumulation in liver ...

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New study shows promise of gene therapy to treat alcoholism ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 2017-09-18 12:52

EurekAlert (press release)

New study shows promise of gene therapy to treat alcoholism ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers used gene transfer to block the expression of one of the two main enzymes that break down alcohol in the liver, leading to the accumulation in liver ...

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Is alcoholism contagious? Can it be inherited? Did my behavior affect my children? - Quartz

Sun, 2017-09-17 05:01

Quartz

Is alcoholism contagious? Can it be inherited? Did my behavior affect my children?
Quartz
This story is part of a series called Craigslist Confessional. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their ...

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Letter: Alcoholism data - Charleston Post Courier

Fri, 2017-09-15 21:33

Letter: Alcoholism data
Charleston Post Courier
9 column by Dr. Raymond Anton and Howard Becker, Ph.D. They told of the cutting- edge research they have done and are currently doing on alcoholism. I learned many things from the column, but was puzzled by one statement — “At the Charleston ARC, ...

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Minnesota Organizations Fighting Growing Alcoholism Rates - WJON News

Fri, 2017-09-15 18:35

WJON News

Minnesota Organizations Fighting Growing Alcoholism Rates
WJON News
A recently published study found that one in eight Americans fit the clinical definition of “alcohol use disorder” or alcoholism. The same study also says almost one in four adults under 30 fit the bill as well. Paul Anderson is the Director of the Dan ...

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I lost my family to alcohol - Daily Nation

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:51

Daily Nation

I lost my family to alcohol
Daily Nation
I quickly sold off my car and used the cash to fund my alcoholic lifestyle. Perhaps one of my intense regrets is that I was unable to raise my son. How could I, when I resumed drinking shortly after giving birth? When my sister and her husband asked if ...

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The Way Out Recovery Hour: Vietnam Veteran Talks About PTSD, Alcoholism - KHTS Radio

Fri, 2017-09-15 10:49

KHTS Radio

The Way Out Recovery Hour: Vietnam Veteran Talks About PTSD, Alcoholism
KHTS Radio
Delate went to the Veterans Administration the next day to get help for his PTSD, and discovered that the recovery process would actually be quite similar to the recovery process for alcoholism. “What's been amazing has been the overlap, where the 12 ...

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Pill being used to combat alcoholism allows you to still drink on occasion - KTTS

Fri, 2017-09-15 07:59

KTTS

Pill being used to combat alcoholism allows you to still drink on occasion
KTTS
So why are we just hearing about this now? Traditionally alcoholism has been treated as a moral issue rather than a medical one. According to those in the treatment industry, most doctors just aren't trained in this type of treatment. But that could ...

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Pill being used to combat alcoholism allows you to still drink on occasion - ABC15 Arizona

Fri, 2017-09-15 07:58

ABC15 Arizona

Pill being used to combat alcoholism allows you to still drink on occasion
ABC15 Arizona
So why are we just hearing about this now? Traditionally alcoholism has been treated as a moral issue rather than a medical one. According to those in the treatment industry, most doctors just aren't trained in this type of treatment. But that could ...

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Pill being used to combat alcoholism allows you to still drink on occasion - ABC15 Arizona

Thu, 2017-09-14 20:36

ABC15 Arizona

Pill being used to combat alcoholism allows you to still drink on occasion
ABC15 Arizona
So why are we just hearing about this now? Traditionally alcoholism has been treated as a moral issue rather than a medical one. According to those in the treatment industry, most doctors just aren't trained in this type of treatment. But that could ...

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Personal trainer outruns alcoholism - Bismarck Tribune

Thu, 2017-09-14 12:05

Bismarck Tribune

Personal trainer outruns alcoholism
Bismarck Tribune
April Lund shouts words of encouragement to Eric Schafer and other runners during a workout session Wednesday evening at the MDU Resources Community Bowl in preparation for Saturday's Bismarck Half Marathon. Lund, last year's womans half ...

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