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UCLA researchers discover how drug binds to neurons to stop drunken symptoms of alcohol
UCLA researchers discovered how an experimental drug, called Ro15-4513, binds to specific receptors on brain neurons, which helps explain how this drug stops the drunken behavioral symptoms of alcohol such as impaired motor coordination, memory loss and drowsiness. View News Article (2006-05-09)


Research offers hope for alcoholics
Scientists at Melbourne's Howard Florey Institute have discovered a system in the brain that stops an alcoholic's craving for alcohol, as well as prevent relapse once they have recovered from alcohol addiction. View News Article (2006-12-13)


Research offers hope for alcoholics
Scientists at Melbourne's Howard Florey Institute have discovered a system in the brain that stops an alcoholic's craving for alcohol, as well as prevent relapse once they have recovered from alcohol addiction. View News Article (2006-12-13)


Not all 'drug-related deaths' are 'drug-related'
UK estimates of 'drug-related deaths' (DRDs) include mortalities of drug abusers and non-drug abusers. So these figures may not be the best way of monitoring the performance of Drug and Alcohol Action Teams. View News Article (2007-08-09)


Gender differences in risk pathways for adolescent substance abuse and early adult alcoholism
Clinically ascertained reports suggest that boys and girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may differ from each other in their vulnerability to substance use problems. View News Article (2011-06-13)


Plays promote prevention of drug abuse
A new study finds that theatrical drama is an educational tool in the fight against drug addiction and abuse. Research published today in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy, shows that after watching the play Tunnels - a series of six vignettes depicting the effects of alcohol and drug abuse - over half of the audience left the theatre wanting to get involved directly in drug and... View News Article (2007-04-05)


Early childhood behavior predicts adolescent alcohol and drug use
Children's behavior as early as age 3 can predict whether they will use alcohol and illicit drugs in adolescence, according to a study published in the July/August issue of the journal Child Development. View News Article (2006-07-13)


Random drug testing not reliable in keeping teen athletes from using
Random drug and alcohol testing does not reliably keep student-athletes from using. In fact, the mere presence of drug testing increases some risk factors for future substance use, Oregon Health & Science University researchers report. View News Article (2007-10-19)


Call to change concept of harm reduction in alcohol policy
A new policy paper by a University of York academic calls for limits on the influence of the drinks industry in shaping alcohol policy because it has a 'fundamental conflict of interest'. View News Article (2014-12-10)


Drug Assisted Rape
Alcohol or drug assisted rapes/sexual assaults are more likely to have been the consequence of predators taking advantage of victims in a voluntary state of intoxication rather than of victims who have been given substances without their knowledge. View News Article (2005-03-18)

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