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New & Noteworthy
February 23, 2016
The most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now available online . Among other topics, the current installment features stories on-- Sex differences in NIAAA’s alcohol research; the Adolescent...

 

New & Noteworthy
February 16, 2016

It is now well accepted in pediatrics and obstetrics that prenatal alcohol is a teratogenic agent and the primary causative factor underlying fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs), although for the majority of the 20th century that knowledge...

 

News Release
February 10, 2016

Deaths dropped by 4.2 percent community-wide over six years

A criminal justice program that requires offenders convicted of alcohol-related offenses to stop drinking and submit to frequent alcohol testing with swift, certain,...

 

New & Noteworthy
February 06, 2016

We have long expected to see increasing substance use in middle and later life with the aging of baby boomers—a demographic that traditionally had a more relaxed attitude to substance use. A recent study funded by the National Institute on Aging...

 

New & Noteworthy
February 02, 2016

An estimated 3.3 million women between the ages of 15 and 44 years are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, sexually active, and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy, according to the latest CDC...

 

Research News
January 29, 2016

The concept of addiction as a brain disease is still being questioned. Yet, an article published in The New England Journal of Medicine by NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow, NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob, and Dr. A. Thomas McLellan, co-founder and...

 

New & Noteworthy
January 07, 2016

Two NIH institutes join forces to educate teens about the risks of using drugs and alcohol

An annual, week-long observance that brings together teens and scientific experts to shatter persistent myths about substance...

 

New & Noteworthy
December 30, 2015

Holiday toasts can turn tragic if you underestimate the effects of ...

 

New & Noteworthy
December 18, 2015

La publicación incluye información sobre métodos eficaces pero poco utilizados.

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New & Noteworthy
December 16, 2015

Alcohol biosensor research part of NIH's "bold vision" to advance biomedical opportunities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) ...

 

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