Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

Unlike Alcohol, Teens Usage of Marijuana doesn’t Effect Brain Tissue

According to the new study it was found that a teen who consumes alcohol is likely to its effect on brain tissue than a teen consuming marijuana. It was observed that there is a reduction in the white matter of the brain tissue of the people who consumes alcohol four or five times for at least twice a week. Read more…

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Posted by pravallika - 16/01/2013 at 03:54

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Drugs: The Mind Power Enhancer

Drugs are the basic need to treat various health related problems. Misuse of these drugs for self satisfaction led to the drug addiction disorder. But prescribed & proper use of these drugs has become essential for the proper treatment of a suffering person Read more…

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Posted by Nick Johnson - 10/01/2013 at 00:13

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Treatment of Brain Tumour with Disulfiram

Disulfiram is a drug which is used in the treatment of alcoholism as an inhibitor against acetaldehyde dehydrogenase that cause an unpleasant reaction. The study on this Disulfiram has been identified as a candidate drug in the preclinical trials Read more…

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Posted by pravallika - 17/12/2012 at 03:39

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Genes Involved in Alcohol Dependence and its other Responses

The determinants of the alcoholism which are genetical are still unknown and hinders the effective treatment and its prevention. Systematic discovery of genes are critical unless or until the genes and the mechanisms that are involved in the alcohol dependence are identified. Read more…

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Posted by pravallika - 14/12/2012 at 02:57

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Role of GABA (A) Receptor Subunits in Alcohol Induced Taste Aversion and Its Intoxication

GABA type A receptors belong to the class of ligand-gated ion channels and are important for the actions of the ethanol. The study on null mutant mice showed that out of 6 different subunits only  α2 subunit is found to reduce the taste aversion to ethanol. Read more…

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Posted by pravallika - 23/11/2012 at 08:04

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Alcoholism Hinders the Efficiency of Brain

According to the old research studies it had been preferred to consume couple of glasses of wine regularly which can promote mental health and circulatory system. Now this fact has taken a fine turn in the public health area. According to the Read more…

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Posted by Nick Johnson - 08/11/2012 at 04:42

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