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56 min ago | BioSpace

Anti-Seizure Drug May Reduce Alcohol Consumption, Boston University School of Medicine Study

Researchers Find Anti-Seizure Drug May Reduce Alcohol Consumption Boston-Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have discovered that the anti-seizure drug ezogabine, reduced alcohol consumption in an experimental model.

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Related Topix: Boston University, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | Newswise

Boomers' Dark Secret: Booze

A 70-year-old man suffers a heart attack and is brought into the Emergency Department.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Nitroglycerin (generic), Nitrostat, Medicine, Nursing, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

9 hrs ago | Synapse

UCaSeFiles: Clinical Cases from the UCSF Wards

Welcome to UCaSeFiles, a column in which short case vignettes are submitted by UCSF medical students, residents and attendings based on the stories of real patients seen on the wards, with each vignette followed by a brief discussion of salient learning points.

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Related Topix: Health, Pharmacology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Pennsylvanian

Roderick Cook | Not-so-happy hour

Many students took to social media to lash out against Penn's efforts to crack down on drinking during Fling.

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Daily Mail

Lindsay Lohan breaks down as she opens up about alcoholism and THAT ...

'It's a really f***ed up disease and it's scary': Lindsay Lohan breaks down as she opens up about alcoholism and THAT 'humiliating' leaked conquests list in docu-series finale While her docu-series on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network may not have been renewed for a second season following dismal ratings, Lindsay Lohan's tearful reaction to her leaked ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Parent Trap, Comedy Movies, Health, Family, Medicine, Celebrities, Lindsay Lohan, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Watch What Happens: Live, Television

Forbes.com

Potential New Treatment for Alcoholism: Ezogabine

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine found that ezogabine had the potential to reduce alcohol consumption amongst alcoholics by reducing the desire to drink.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Industry

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Vermont Senate hears challenge of opiate treatment

"We know that this is a chronic disease. If you're fortunate, half your folks will succeed, but half won't and will come back to have to try again, sometimes, again and again," said Bill Young, the executive director of the Maple Leaf Farm residential drug and alcohol treatment and recovery center in Underhill.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Free Republic

Drunken Monkeys: Does Alcoholism Have an Evolutionary Basis?

As the child of an alcoholic father, Robert Dudley long wondered what caused the destructive allure of alcohol.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Derry Today

ICU accused given 'final chance' on bail

A woman accused of assaulting her brother in hospital has been released on bail after breaching the conditions for a second time.

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Osky News

Mahaska Health Partnership Cautions on Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, Mahaska Health Partnership wants to share the signs and symptoms associated with alcohol abuse and treatment options available.

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GantDaily.com

Alcoholism rehab leader forays into $23B opium addiction treatment market

Los Angeles, CA, United States - A novel addiction treatment technology for alcoholics may also treat opioid or heroin dependence, which affects five million people in the U.S. and results to some 17,000 deaths yearly.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drugs, Food and Drug Administration, Growing Pains, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Campbell Reporter

AC/DC's Malcolm Young sidelined by 'serious' illness

"After 40 years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health," the band wrote on its website.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Medicine, Health, Cumberland County, NJ, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Abby: Father of four is selfish to put his health at risk

DEAR ABBY: I am a 34-year-old wife and mother of four. I'm concerned about my husband.

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Daily Mail

Tommy Cooper the wife-beating drunk: ITV drama explores dark side of comic's private life

But Tommy Cooper's legion of fans may struggle to see the funny side of a new drama film - which depicts the legendary fez-wearing entertainer as a violent alcoholic.

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Related Topix: Shameless, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, David Threlfall, Medicine, Health

The Modesto Bee

Addiction experts: Cuts could hurt drug treatment

Sara Howe is a spokeswoman for the Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Medicine, Health

Business Journal

UB researchers granted $2.7M to study alcohol treatment

A new $2.7 million federal grant will advance the study of alcohol treatment programs and how to improve success rates for individuals after treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, SUNY Buffalo, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

GlobeNewswire

BioCorRx, Inc. CFO, Lourdes Felix discusses 10-K Filing for 2013

Los Angeles, April 15, 2014 -- BioCorRx, Inc. , a leader in addiction treatment programs, announces its financial results for the 12 months ending December 31, 2013.

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CiteULike

The relationship between self-reported alcohol intake and the...

One in five Australians consume alcohol at risky or harmful levels. Most attend a general practitioner at least once a year, giving opportunity for detecting and providing brief interventions for reducing alcohol-related harm.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Weekly

Opening Nights: Tails of Wasps

ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., 292-7660, acttheatre.org. $15-$30. 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sun.

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Related Topix: Seattle, WA, US News, Medicine, Health

Patch.com

Binge Drinking Causes 80,000 Deaths Every Year

Written by Dr. Lisa Golding Granado at Immediate Care Medical Walk-In of Hazlet April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to focus on the effects of alcoholism and all of the related issues.

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