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April 15, 2014

Hear Dr. George Koob, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, on the HHS HealthBeat podcast:...

News Release
April 07, 2014

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to learn about the health and social problems caused by drinking too much. The National Institute on...

Research News
March 31, 2014

A recent NIAAA study determined the expression profile of microRNAs (miRNAs) in the nucleus accumbens (NAc) of rats treated with alcohol....

Research News
March 31, 2014

Alcohol produces a wide range of pharmacological effects on the nervous system through its actions on ion channels. The molecular mechanism...

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