FDA requires benzodiazepine labels to include addiction risks
The FDA announced that manufacturers of benzodiazepines will be required to update their boxed warning to list the risks for abuse, addiction, misuse, physical dependence and...
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Combination of Alcohol and Nicotine During Pregnancy Raises Health Risk in Newborns
The mix of alcohol and nicotine during early pregnancy, significantly alters the gene regulatory pathways of the fetus, which leads to major deficiencies in brain development...
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Genes Predict Naltrexone Treatment Success in Alcohol Dependence
Variation in just three brain genes predicts how well a medication named Naltrexone will work in treating a patient with alcohol use disorder.
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Combination of alcohol and nicotine during pregnancy increases health risk in newborns
University of Houston researchers have found that during early pregnancy, the mix of alcohol and nicotine significantly alters the gene regulatory pathways of the developing...
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Cinema's bad boys the toast of boozy San Sebastian festival
Alcohol was a recurring theme at the Spanish film festival, which also saw Woody Allen give a press conference to promote his latest film.
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After Struggling With Addiction, Getting Active and Eating Healthier Helped Erin Stay Sober
Prior to becoming sober in May 2018, Erin Laraia struggled with alcohol and drug abuse for years, since age 21 through 25. "In a weird way, I felt like I had control over...
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Alcohol Nearly Killed Tommy Hughes. Now He Holds the Over-60 Half Marathon Record
The Irishman went to the brink of death, and running keeps him from going there again.
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Even Moderate Drinking May Raise Hypertension Risk in Diabetes
Moderate alcohol use is thought to have a cardioprotective effect, but a new study points to an increased risk of hypertension with such use in patients with T2D. Medscape...
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Op-Ed: Is Cannabis as Safe as You Think?
Is marijuana as safe as the public thinks? Is it safer than alcohol or tobacco? As more states expand their marijuana programs for both medical and recreational purposes, more...
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Confronting Alcohol Use Disorder and Misconceptions as a Woman
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The headlines of Master Doctor
Challenge trial volunteer reveals he'll be cooped up for two weeks to test...
Alastair Fraser-Urquhart, 18, said he would be in the clinic for at least two weeks, or until his symptoms of the virus disappear. He signed up to 'save thousands of lives'.
Test and Trace gets worse AGAIN: Just 1.8% taking home tests get Covid-19...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged 100 per cent of people would get their Covid-19 test result back within 24 hours. But almost 100 per cent of tests in England take more...
Men Have Increased Risk of COVID-19 Associated Death
Men are more prone to progress to critical phases of COVID-19 and have higher death rates as well as longer hospital stays, that are all associated with higher inflammatory...
Investigating the efficacy of TCM extraction methods to deliver drug-like...
In this study, researchers from Australia and China investigated whether the extraction methods used in Traditional Chinese Medicine are capable of delivering molecules with...
Coronavirus infection rates, cases and deaths on Thursday, Sept 24
Wales recorded 348 new coronavirus cases with several more areas now being on the brink of a local lockdown
England, Scotland and Wales declare 33 new Covid-19 deaths
Health officials have yet to confirm the final figure, which takes into account data from every setting across the UK. The early count for England only includes lab-confirmed...
US trial of Oxford University's Covid-19 vaccine STILL on hold waiting on...
Doctors restarted the trials in the UK on Saturday, September 12, five days after a side effect was investigated. But regulators in the US have not followed almost two weeks later.
Britain will 'host world's first Covid-19 vaccine challenge trial', reports
The controversial trials - which could rapidly speed up vaccine development - are said to be set to begin in January at a quarantine facility in east London.
Metformin Slows Cognitive Decline, Says New Study
The risk of dementia in individuals with type 2 diabetes could be reduced by using common antidiabetic medication Metformin.
Exercise Hormone may Modulate Genes Linked to Coronavirus Replication
Exercise hormone irisin may modulate genes associated with the replication of novel coronavirus, said a new study.