Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol Addiction

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 expression patterns in autism,

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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 have generated conflicting results.

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In Alcoholic Men, Gene Activity in Two Key Brain Regions Resembles that Seen in Infant Brains

According to new research reported March 15 in the journal Scientific Reports, certain patterns of gene activity in the brains of men with alcoholism more closely resemble the activity patterns in the developing brai

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Brain imaging helps predict alcohol use

Neuroimaging data can improve the performance of a model that aims to predict if a child will begin moderate to heavy drinking by the time he or she reaches age 18, according to a new study published in the

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A new method of capturing and analyzing images of the brain, described June 16 in the journal Cell, lets scientists see exactly which neurons fire throughout the brain of a mouse at

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