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  1. Supernus: A Specialty Pharma With Significant Growth PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Seeking Alpha

    Supernus has launched two products in 2013 and the early commercialization efforts are bearing fruit as prescriptions and revenue grew significantly in the last three quarters. Supernus' share price failed to reach the desired levels in the recent two years despite the successful launch of two products in 2013.


  2. Is A 'Sobriety Pill' In Our Future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Scientific Blogging

    ... is in raising brain oxytocin levels. To-date only one small pilot trial of oxytocin in the clinical treatment of alcoholism has been published. Alcoholics undergoing inpatient detoxification who were treated with intranasal oxytocin had reduced ...


  3. Popular YouTube Videos May Be Indirectly Encouraging Drunkenness, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | International Business Times

    ... ing alcohol-related myths propagated on social media." Findings of the study were published online in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research . The research was supported by ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research.


  4. In Rajasthan, women of Sahariya tribe victims of apathy, ignoranceRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    With her eyes half open, an extremely anemic Dhanno is lying nearly unconscious on a hospital bed. Her hemoglobin level has plummeted to 2.5 which is far below the normal 12 to 15 count.


  5. Rogue trader Nick Leeson: David Drumm is deluding himself by refusing to leave USRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    ... self-preservation - but Mr Drumm now has to think about the rest of his life. "You can liken it to depression, to alcoholism, to any form of drug addiction - until you actually physically and mentally accept what you are doing you are not going to ...


  6. Alcohol places Hispanics at a much greater risk of developing alcoholic liver diseaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Medical News Today

    ... age and severity of different subtypes of ALD. Results will be published in the March 2015 online-only issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research and are currently available at Early View. "Alcoholic liver disease is a spectrum of ...


  7. Valentine's Day Marked the Season for High Attendance at Local Al-Anon Family GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PRWeb

    ... prompted many relatives and friends of alcoholics to take action. Al-Anon introduced me to the disease concept of alcoholism. I heard I didn't cause the drinking, I couldn't cure it, and I can't control it. I also found out I'm not alone. ...


  8. Powder vs. crack: NYU study identifies arrest risk disparity for cocaine useRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Medical News Today

    Socioeconomically disadvantaged adults are more likely to use crack over powder cocaine, and are thus more likely to be subject to arrest In light of the current sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine possession in the United States, researchers from New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research examined socioeconomic correlates of use of each, and relations between use and arrest, to determine who may be at highest risk for arrest and imprisonment. CDUHR affiliated researcher, Joseph J. Palamar, PhD, MPH, and his team studied data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health , an ongoing cross-sectional survey of non-institutionalized individuals in the 50 states and District of Columbia.


  9. Christians and alcoholismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 |

    Do you ever think it possible to be an alcoholic and also be a Christian? This is such a sensitive question for believers who have among their families' men and women who drink alcohol more than socially. Alcoholism is a habit that ruins marriages, families and devastates the person drinking themselves to slow death.


  10. Walker administration fires Bethel district attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Bethel-based district attorney is being fired effective March 9 from her position as lead prosecutor for a busy rural office that handles a large number of sex crimes and assaults. June Stein, appointed Bethel district attorney in 2011 and a prosecutor for some 25 years, confirmed Monday afternoon that she was notified Sunday she was being "released" from her position.


  11. Overeaters Anonymous MeetingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Republic

    Group meeting of Overeaters Anonymous (OA). The OA program offers physical, emotional and spiritual recovery for those who suffer from compulsive eating .Members find recovery on all three levels by following a Twelve-Step program patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous. No dues or fees are charged.


  12. Jack Daniels Tennessee WhiskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Houston Chronicle

    ... about 88,000 people every year in the United States, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, making it the third leading preventable cause of death. However, there's little in regulations on alcohol sales that take clear ...


  13. Per Wickstrom Adds New "Alcohol" Section to PerWickstrom.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | PRWeb

    ... for via the new "Alcohol" section on Per Wickstrom's blog located at . "I battled alcoholism in my youth, and part of my life's work now is to work my team to help individuals and families recover from the immense damage ...


  14. Could the 'cuddle hormone' cure alcohol addiction? 'Love' chemical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Mail

    Could the 'cuddle hormone' cure alcohol addiction? 'Love' chemical oxytocin linked to drastic reduction in consumption, cravings and withdrawals of booze Oxytocin, also known as the 'cuddle' hormone, was given to rats by researchers from the University of Sydney and Germany's University of Regensburg, and they found this had a sobering effect on those that also had alcohol. Lead author of the study Michael Bowen said scientists first infused oxytocin into the rats' brains before they were fed alcohol.


  15. Love hormone has sobering effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    "We found that oxytocin blocks alcohol's intoxicating effects and it prevents alcohol from acting at the sites in the brain that are involved in alcohol's intoxicating effects," says team member Dr Michael Bowen, from the University of Sydney 's School of Psychology. He and colleagues first twigged to the discovery while observing the movement of drunk and sober rats in a different study.


  16. Molecule hijacks enzyme to boost alcohol metabolismRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Holtville Tribune

    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 . The findings, now online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , might lead to new treatments to help people with impaired ability to metabolize acetaldehyde and other toxic substances.


  17. More than a million Australian children affected by others drinking: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ABC News

    Australian of the Year Rosie Batty is launching a disturbing report that details the impact of alcohol abuse on children. Michael Thorn from the Foundation for Alcohol Research says more than 10 thousand children are in child protection because their parents or carers abuse alcohol.


  18. Small molecule might help reduce cancer in at-risk population, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Stanford

    Scientists have shown that small molecules can "hijack" enzyme function in mice, suggesting a possible preventive mechanism for alcohol-related cancers in an at-risk population. Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that by changing the selectivity of an enzyme, a small molecule could potentially be used to decrease the likelihood of alcohol-related cancers in an at-risk population.


  19. Letter: Taking on scourge of drugs, alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... 12 adults suffers from alcohol abuse. More than half of all adults have a family history of problem drinking and alcoholism. Also 7 million children live in a home where at least one parent abuses alcohol. That's scares me. The CDC (Centers for ...


  20. Rats can't get drunk after a dose of oxytocin hormoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | New Scientist

    If you want to counteract the effects of getting drunk, a big dose of the so-called "cuddle-chemical" oxytocin might be the answer. has important roles in sexual behaviour and social bonding, and has previously been investigated as a way to help wean alcoholics off drink .