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Could ketamine help treat alcohol dependence? - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
Could ketamine help treat alcohol dependence? 
The Guardian
It is still unknown whether Dry January has a lasting effect on drinking behaviours, and people with an alcohol dependency problem should always seek support from their GP before going through detox. Nonetheless, Dry January undoubtedly drives a ...

 


Excessive alcohol use linked to early-onset dementia risk - CNN



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Excessive alcohol use linked to early-onset dementia risk 
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Although many studies have shown a strong association between excessive alcohol use and dementia, this study is unique in its findings about early-onset dementia, according to Dr. Kostas Lyketsos, a neuropsychiatry professor and director of the Johns ...
Alcohol and dementia: What's the truth? BBC News
Alcohol use disorder is a 'major risk factor' for dementia Medical News Today
Excessive alcohol use strongly linked to early-onset dementia in massive study New Atlas
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Evolution Could Soon Protect Humans from Alcoholism - Newsweek - Newsweek



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Evolution Could Soon Protect Humans from Alcoholism - Newsweek 
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Humans may be evolving a genetic variant that would make them physically unable to consume large amounts of alcohol, new research suggests. If this gene is able to take hold on the global population, it could one day help reduce alcoholism and alcohol ...

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Ketchum woman gets probation, jail for felony DUI - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide



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Ketchum woman gets probation, jail for felony DUI 
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
... to be dismissed if she successfully completes probation, as well as a one-year license suspension and for her jail time to be concurrent with jail time she's already serving for a misdemeanor DUI in Elmore County. Star said that being able to wipe ...

 


Neurotransmitter may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction: A ... - Science Daily



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Neurotransmitter may play a role in alcohol relapse, addiction: A ... 
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Researchers scanned the brains of individuals with alcohol abuse disorder and found that the neurotransmitter glutamate may play a role in some addition cravings.

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This neurotransmitter may be behind some alcohol cravings - Futurity: Research News



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This neurotransmitter may be behind some alcohol cravings 
Futurity: Research News
?Dopamine is the more popularly known neurotransmitter, a lack of which contributes to depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and Parkinson's disease?but it actually accounts for less than 5 percent of all synaptic activity. By ...

 


We are evolving an 'ultimate hangover' gene that may stop us from becoming addicted to alcohol - Daily Mail



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We are evolving an 'ultimate hangover' gene that may stop us from becoming addicted to alcohol 
Daily Mail
All of the variants seem to protect against alcohol addiction, although it is not certain how they do this. They may break down alcohol so quickly that the toxic acetaldehyde accumulated faster than the body can break it down, leading the person the ...

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Neurotransmitter glutamate plays role in alcohol cravings, IU-led ... - News-Medical.net



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Neurotransmitter glutamate plays role in alcohol cravings, IU-led ... 
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A study led by Indiana University on neurochemical changes associated with alcohol addiction found that the neurotransmitter glutamate plays a role in some alcohol cravings. Alcohol dependence and alcohol use disorders occur in about 30 percent of all ...

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Managed alcohol programs: out from under the radar - UVic News



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Managed alcohol programs: out from under the radar 
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The practice of providing alcohol to people with severe alcohol dependence is a complex and sometimes controversial approach to harm-reduction, and it's one that many communities in Canada have tried?some very publically and some quietly under the ...

 


Local Leaders: Mission Australia - Our urgent need for rehab services - Goulburn Post



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Local Leaders: Mission Australia - Our urgent need for rehab services 
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The issues surrounding people in the throes of drug and alcohol dependence are extensive. The knock-on effects on their physical and mental health, their futures and their families, friends and our community are clear. And for too many, their substance ...