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No magic pill to cure alcohol dependence yet | EurekAlert! Science ... - EurekAlert (press release)



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No magic pill to cure alcohol dependence yet | EurekAlert! Science ... 
EurekAlert (press release)
A new study published by the scientific journal Addiction has found no reliable evidence for using nalmefene, naltrexone, acamprosate, baclofen or topiramate to ...
Pills prescribed for alcoholism might not work, study finds | Society ... The Guardian

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Seeking a Genetic Link Between Depression and Alcohol Dependence - Psychiatry Advisor



Psychiatry Advisor
 
Seeking a Genetic Link Between Depression and Alcohol Dependence 
Psychiatry Advisor
People with an elevated polygenic risk for major depressive disorder (MDD) may also be at risk for alcohol dependence (AD), according to a study in JAMA Psychiatry. The researchers found that a shared genetic susceptibility has a modest contribution to ...

 


Rise in Alcohol Dependence due to Economic Crisis in Greece - Greek Reporter



Greek Reporter
 
Rise in Alcohol Dependence due to Economic Crisis in Greece 
Greek Reporter
Xanthos spoke at the 16th International Congress of the European Society of Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA), stressing the rise of alcohol dependence in Greece during the economic crisis, especially in the lower social strata. He said that ...

 


Tanning Addiction: Our Bodies Get Addicted to UV Lights, and This ... - Newsweek



Newsweek
 
Tanning Addiction: Our Bodies Get Addicted to UV Lights, and This ... 
Newsweek
Indoor tanning addiction is real and it has a clear target demographic: young white women with a history of depression. A new study from Georgetown University ...

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Risk of Alcohol Dependence and Depression: Is There a Genetic Link? - Medical News Bulletin



Medical News Bulletin
 
Risk of Alcohol Dependence and Depression: Is There a Genetic Link? 
Medical News Bulletin
Extensive research has found associations between alcohol use and depression. Research has shown patterns of correlations between alcohol dependence and major depressive disorder in which the presence of one increases the risk of the other. As such ...

 


Study: No magic pill for alcohol dependence - UPI.com



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Study: No magic pill for alcohol dependence 
UPI.com
21 (UPI) -- A new study has found no reliable evidence for using certain medications to control drinking in patients with alcohol dependence or alcohol use disorder. The study, published Wednesday in Addiction, compared the effects of oral nalmefene, ...

 


Perceived alcoholism is not a disability protected by city anti-discrimination laws: Court of Appeals - New York Daily News



New York Daily News
 
Perceived alcoholism is not a disability protected by city anti-discrimination laws: Court of Appeals 
New York Daily News
In their lawsuit, the officers claimed they were discriminated against and suffered ?adverse employment actions? because of their perceived alcohol dependence. Although a federal jury initially awarded two of the cops $151,000 ? the third took a $75 ...

 


Motivation to change and posttreatment temptation to drink: a multicenter study among alcohol-dependent patients - Dove Medical Press



Motivation to change and posttreatment temptation to drink: a multicenter study among alcohol-dependent patients 
Dove Medical Press
Background: An inpatient 28-day rehabilitation program for alcohol dependence is focused on detoxification, enhancing motivation to change, and coping strategies for the management of emotional distress and temptation to drink. The aims of the present ...

 


New Study Comparing Effectiveness of Extended-Release ... - Business Wire (press release)



New Study Comparing Effectiveness of Extended-Release ... 
Business Wire (press release)
Results from the first-ever study directly comparing the effectiveness of once-monthly extended-release naltrexone (VIVITROL®) to daily buprenorph.

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Alkermes Stands To Gain From Revenue Increase, Upcoming NDA Submission - Seeking Alpha



Alkermes Stands To Gain From Revenue Increase, Upcoming NDA Submission 
Seeking Alpha
The company's second product Vivitrol is currently approved in the US for treating alcohol dependence as well as for the prevention of relapse to opioid dependence following opioid detoxification. The drug showed strong performance in the market as it ...