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Alcohol abuse up significantly: ‘public health crisis’ among women, other groups

August 9, 2017
Alcohol use disorders, 12-month alcohol use and high-risk drinking is increasing in almost every population group in the United States, according to…

NIAAA, NIDA data show significant increases in nonmedical opioid use, disorder

June 24, 2016
From 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, nonmedical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the United States, according to recent findings…
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Expert: Alcoholism needs to be treated to prevent further disease

April 20, 2016
BARCELONA — In a new video interview from International Liver Congress 2016, Lorenzo Leggio, MD, PhD, MSc, Clinical Investigator and Chief of…
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NIDA, NIAA study calls for more education, improved prevention of cannabis use disorder

March 28, 2016
Prevalence of DSM-5 cannabis use disorder is significant in the U.S., according to recent findings, suggesting the need to improve prevention and…

NIH launches online resource to help reduce college drinking

September 24, 2015
The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a part of the NIH, has released a guide and website to help college officials identify and…

NIAAA to conduct clinical trial of Horizant for severe alcohol use disorder

June 26, 2015
The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recently announced it is conducting a clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of…