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July 19, 2017
Prenatal exposure to even low doses of alcohol may lead to severe and highly variable deficits in the brain of a fetus, according to a new study conducted in mice. Researchers report that the unpredictable nature of the deficits may be due to...

 

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July 17, 2017

A new study led by scientists at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, demonstrates that aldosterone, a hormone produced in the adrenal glands, may contribute to alcohol use...

 

New & Noteworthy
July 14, 2017
The most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now available online at https://www.spectrum.niaaa.nih.gov/ . Among other topics, the current installment includes: A feature about the...

 

New & Noteworthy
July 11, 2017

On Thursday, June 29, 2017 the NIH SBIR/STTR Program office hosted an annual webinar to explain and discuss various aspects of the NIH SBIR/STTR Program.

The 2017 Omnibus Grant Solicitations, SBIR 101, Reauthorizations, and Deadlines were...

 

New & Noteworthy
July 05, 2017

Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages.

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New & Noteworthy
June 06, 2017
What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Gyongyi Szabo, M.D., Ph.D. will deliver the 9th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture. The title of her...

 

News Release
May 22, 2017
What: A new study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is among the first to suggest that intestinal fungi may contribute to the development of alcoholic liver disease (ALD). ALD encompasses a broad range...

 

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May 17, 2017
Nearly 32 million adults in the United States (13 percent of the U.S. population aged 18 and older) consumed more than twice the number of drinks considered binge drinking on at least one occasion, according to a 2013 survey that asked about past-...

 

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May 15, 2017
As scientific advances continue to expand our understanding of how alcohol affects human health and point to new ways to address alcohol-related harm, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has released its 2017-2021...

 

Research News
May 01, 2017
Many alcohol studies rely on participants to self-report how much and how often they drink, which can, at times, result in unreliable data. Biomarkers (biological markers) based on indicators in blood or other bodily fluids can be objective measures...

 

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