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March 16, 2015

First prize winner will be awarded $200,000

In the search for a wearable or otherwise discreet device capable of measuring blood alcohol levels in real time, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has...

New & Noteworthy
March 11, 2015
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has issued the “Wearable Alcohol Biosensor” Challenge in the search for a wearable or otherwise discreet device capable of measuring blood alcohol levels in real time.
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News Release
March 10, 2015

New research supported by the National Institutes of Health shows how elements of the brain’s stress and reward pathways can interact to suppress binge alcohol drinking. The finding, now online in the journal Nature Neuroscience, suggests...

News Release
March 05, 2015
 
What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Gary S. Wand, M.D., will deliver the 7th...
Research News
February 27, 2015

Researchers led by Catherine Fortier at Harvard Medical School found that chronic alcohol misuse damaged white matter in areas of the brain that are important for self-control and recovery from alcoholism. The findings appeared in the December...

New & Noteworthy
February 24, 2015

Featuring the latest news from the alcohol research field, infographics, and interviews with NIAAA staff and grantees...

The Intramural Division--A Core Component of NIAAA's Research Program
As the lead Federal...

News Release
February 23, 2015

An experimental compound empowers an enzyme to help process acetaldehyde, a toxic metabolite of alcohol, according to new research supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The findings, now online in the...

New & Noteworthy
February 20, 2015

ABCD Study Logo with brain and head profiles

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New & Noteworthy
February 09, 2015

About 71% of U.S. adults drink alcohol. Many commonly prescribed medications can interact with alcohol, including drugs to treat depression, diabetes, and high blood pressure. 

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New & Noteworthy
February 04, 2015

This month the web site of the Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH, or CRAN, debuts a new blog.  In the current post, NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob writes about “...

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