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High levels of stress hormone in recovering alcoholics ‘raise relapse risk’


September 24th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): High levels of a stress hormone in recovering alcoholics could increase the risk of relapse, a new study has found.Scientists at the University of Liverpool showed that cortisol, ... Read more...

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New discovery to pave way for novel treatments of alcohol dependence


July 1st, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Scientists have identified a brain mechanism linked with alcohol addiction that involves the stomach hormone ghrelin, a discovery that may lead to new therapies for addictions like alcohol ... Read more...

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Genetics predict relapse risk among alcohol-dependent patients


February 4th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with post-treatment relapse among alcohol-dependent patients.In the new study, research team has found a link between the Val66Met (rs6265) polymorphism ... Read more...

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