Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol Addiction

Large Genetic Study Expands Links Between DNA Variations and Problematic Drinking
A research team that included five BBRF grantees has reported results of a large study relating DNA variations to the... Read More
New Insights About How Alcohol Withdrawal Changes the Brain Differently in Males and Females
Newly published research is helping to make sense of data indicating that males and females not only consume alcohol differently,... Read More
In 2 Trials, Ketamine Plus Behavioral Therapies Helped People with Cocaine and Alcohol Dependencies to Abstain
Although new knowledge about the brain’s reward circuitry has provided insight into the biology of addiction, this has not yet... Read More
Large Gene Expression Study Sheds Light on Causal Factors in Five Brain Disorders
Researchers studying gene expression in cerebral cortex tissue sampled from postmortem brains have identified patterns of shared and distinct gene... Read More
Muscle Relaxant May Help in Treating Some Aspects of Alcohol Dependence in Anxious People
The muscle-relaxant drug Baclofen has been suggested as a potential drug therapy for alcohol-use disorder , but previous clinical studies... Read More