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LSD treatment for alcoholism gets new look

...to one study conducted in 1962, 65 per cent of the alcoholics in the experiment stopped drinking for at least a ...trial also concluded that less than 25 per cent of alcoholics quit drinking for the same period after receiving group therapy, and less than 12 per cent quit in r...

Brains can recover from alcoholic damage but patients should stop drinking as soon as possible

... losing this capacity for regeneration. Therefore, alcoholics must not put off the time when they decide to seek help and stop drinking; the sooner they do it, the better." Dr Bartsch, who is senior neuroradiology resident and head of the structural and functional MR-imaging laboratory of the Department of N...

Alcoholism, smoking and genetics among Plains American Indians

...statistical terms, although 62 percent of the male alcoholics and 40 percent of the female alcoholics were smokers, only 12 percent of the alcoholic men and eight percent of the alcoholic women smoked h...

Mapping alcohol brain damage

...r frontal cortex [front of brain] when you compare alcoholics with controls, that's not different in a spared area of the brain," Dr Dodd said. "In that way we can start to find those messages that show altered expression in the area of the brain that shows the pathology." He said the microarray analysis co...

Investigating 'brain shrinkage' in alcoholics

...vious studies have demonstrated that the brains of alcoholics are smaller, lighter and "shrunken" when compared ...n, head injury and sleep apnoea are more common in alcoholics and can contribute to brain damage. All of these factors ?particularly the alcohol, thiamine deficie...

Controversial drug shown to act on brain protein to cut alcohol use

...ng off the wagon" -- the vulnerability ofrecovered alcoholics or addicts to return to uncontrolled drinking ordr...ding for us because this is the type ofbehavior in alcoholics for which very few effective drugs exist," Janaksaid.The scientists confirmed in a cell model that I...

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