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Acamprosate prevents relapse to drinking in alcoholism

Acamprosate reduces the number of patients being treated for alcoholism who return to drinking, according to a new Cochrane Systematic Review. The drug showed moderate benefits in trials when used in addition to non-drug treatm ...

Sep 08, 2010
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Diet Quality Worsens as Alcohol Intake Increases

(PhysOrg.com) -- People who drink more are also likely to eat less fruit and consume more calories from a combination of alcoholic beverages and foods high in unhealthy fats and added sugars, according to a new study by researchers ...

Mar 25, 2010
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Is cannabis the answer to Booze Britain's problems?

Substituting cannabis in place of more harmful drugs may be a winning strategy in the fight against substance misuse. Research published in BioMed Central' open access Harm Reduction Journal features a poll of 350 cannab ...

Dec 01, 2009
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