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Well: Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children
American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 6, 2015 Category: Nutrition Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Personal Health Games Computer Monitors Teenagers and Adolescence Featured Text Messaging Children and Childhood Computers and the Internet Source Type: news

Well: Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children
American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Personal Health Games Computer Monitors Teenagers and Adolescence Featured Text Messaging Children and Childhood Computers and the Internet Source Type: news

Screen Addiction Is Taking A Toll On Children
Excessive use of computer games among young people in China appears to be taking an alarming turn and may have particular relevance for American parents whose children spend many hours a day focused on electronic screens. The documentary “Web Junkie,” to be shown next Monday on PBS, highlights the tragic effects on teenagers who become hooked on video games, playing for dozens of hours at a time often without breaks to eat, sleep or even use the bathroom. Many come to view the real world as fake. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for p...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 6, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Well: Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children
American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 6, 2015 Category: American Health Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Personal Health Games Computer Monitors Teenagers and Adolescence Featured Text Messaging Children and Childhood Computers and the Internet Source Type: news

Kick Your Caffeine Habit in Just Five Easy Steps
By Jennifer Still for Thrive Market There's nothing wrong with starting your day with a hot cup of coffee. But, if you absolutely can't get out of bed without some java, chances are you've got a caffeine addiction on your hands. While harboring a love for a beverage-based buzz might seem harmless, it gets a bit scary when you consider that, if your supply were to suddenly be cut off, the withdrawal symptoms would be very real and very unpleasant. Headaches and nausea would be likely -- though the good news is that these things are generally short-lived. While scientists have considered caffeine to be a highly addictive sub...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Does a lack of sleep lead to a lack of self-control?
Conclusions This narrative review, which explored theories on how sleep may influence self-control, will be of interest to psychologists and sociologists. But no methods are provided on how the narrative was produced, so we don't know how the researchers selected the studies that informed their discussion. Calling their study a "mini review", it seems unlikely this is a systematic review. This means not all relevant evidence may have been considered, and this article must therefore largely be considered to be the opinions of the authors. Without clearly defined methods, any review of this type is always vulnera...
Source: NHS News Feed - July 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lifestyle/exercise Mental health QA articles Source Type: news

14 Things People With Body-Focused Disorders Want You To Know
Body-focused repetitive disorders such as dermatillomania, or skin picking, and trichotillomania, or compulsive hair plucking, are more common than you think -- and very misunderstood. "Anorexia is between 1 and 3 percent of the population, and trichotillomania is between 2 and 5 percent of the population," Jillian Corsie, director of the new documentary Trichster, above, told The Huffington Post. "If you think about those numbers, there’s almost twice as many people who have this disorder that nobody knows about." lofilolo via Getty Images "Trichster" profiles seven young people struggling with trichotillomania. It wa...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

'I've always preferred myself looking tanned - and still do'
Even after two operations on her face for melanomas, Catherine Rabett is still a sun addict, but she considers herself lucky and hopes others will recognise the danger (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - July 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Tags: skin cancer Mohs surgery basal melanoma British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) UVA rays Nisith Sheth Professor Charlotte Proby sunscreen malignant malanoma Sun Protection Factor (SPF) basal cell carcinoma (BCC) UVB rays Source Type: news

Hospitals and illegal drugs
Outside the main hospital doors is not just the patients unofficial smoking area its where you score. It shouldn't be a surprise that illegal drugs are available to patients or that drug addicts have health problems but it does make their stay on the ward more of a challenge. T (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - July 5, 2015 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

LGBT youth face the risk: suicide and addictive practices - Firdion JM, Beck F.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: fr... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A prospective 5-year re-examination of alcohol response in heavy drinkers progressing in alcohol use disorder - King AC, Hasin D, O'Connor SJ, McNamara PJ, Cao D.
BACKGROUND: The main neurobiological theories of the development of addiction, including tolerance, sensitization, incentive-sensitization, and allostasis, have not been tested in longitudinal human alcohol response research. To address this issue, we cond... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Correction to Field et al. (2015) -
Reports an error in "The validity of different measures of automatic alcohol action tendencies" by Inge Kersbergen, Marcella L. Woud and Matt Field (Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 2015[Mar], Vol 29[1], 225-230). In the Online First August 18, 2014, ver... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The effects of continuing care on emerging adult outcomes following residential addiction treatment - Bergman BG, Hoeppner BB, Nelson LM, Slaymaker V, Kelly JF.
BACKGROUND: Professional continuing care services enhance recovery rates among adults and adolescents, though less is known about emerging adults (18-25 years old). Despite benefit shown from emerging adults' participation in 12-step mutual-help organizati... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Therapeutic progression in abused women following a drug-addiction treatment program - Fernandez-Montalvo J, López-Goñi JJ, Arteaga A, Cacho R, Azanza P.
This study explored the prevalence of victims of abuse and the therapeutic progression among women who sought treatment for drug addiction. A sample of 180 addicted Spanish women was assessed. Information was collected on the patients' lifetime history of ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could eye color predict the risk of alcohol dependence?
For the first time, researchers have uncovered a link between eye color and alcohol dependence, finding people with light-colored eyes may be more likely to become alcoholics. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

The Deadly Cost Of Austerity On Greece's Health Care System
For over four years, Greece has implemented strict austerity measures as a condition of the major bailout deals keeping the country afloat. The Greek government is currently locked in a showdown with its international creditors about how much further they will have to tighten budgets in order to receive a next tranche of loans. The austerity program is highly unpopular in Greece, and the ruling Syriza party won elections in January after promising to scale it back. Despite a raft of austerity measures since 2010, Greece's economy has not lifted out of the recession sparked by the 2008 economic crisis. Greece instead is ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

The Deadly Cost Of Austerity On Greece's Health Care System
For over four years, Greece has implemented strict austerity measures as a condition of the major bailout deals keeping the country afloat. The Greek government is currently locked in a showdown with its international creditors about how much further they will have to tighten budgets in order to receive a next tranche of loans. The austerity program is highly unpopular in Greece, and the ruling Syriza party won elections in January after promising to scale it back. Despite a raft of austerity measures since 2010, Greece's economy has not lifted out of the recession sparked by the 2008 economic crisis. Greece instead is fe...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

How a bad night's sleep makes you more impulsive and can fuel addiction
Societal problems like, excessive gambling and over spending could also be controlled by better managed sleep, according to researchers at Clemson University, South Carolina. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of active anti-methamphetamine vaccination on intravenous self-administration in rats - Miller ML, Aarde SM, Moreno AY, Creehan KM, Janda KD, Taffe MA.
BACKGROUND: d-Methamphetamine (METH) addiction is a serious public health concern for which successful treatment remains elusive. Immunopharmacotherapy has been shown to attenuate locomotor and thermoregulatory effects of METH. The current study investigat... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 3, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

BioCorRx, Inc. and Sobriety and Addiction Solutions, LLC Announce Mutual Separation; Plan to Advocate for Wider Naltrexone Implant Use in the Treatment of Addiction
(Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE))
Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - July 2, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Facebook Feed of the Mind
A couple of months ago, not long before the parliamentary elections in the UK, my wife made an interesting observation. "Based on my Facebook feed," she pointed out, "Labour are going to win this election by a landslide." When I looked through her feed, I could see what she meant. Not only were there numerous posts and re-posts of news stories and blogs about how the UK was swinging back towards the left, even the ads and promoted stories seemed to indicate a new tide coming in British politics. Knowing a thing or two about confirmation bias and the nature of social media, I remained unconvinced. When the election actual...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Taming Your Outer Child: Overcoming Self-Sabotage & Healing from Abandonment
Picture the following scenarios: It’s late at night, and you’ve got a looming deadline for work — yet, instead of getting your work done, you’re scrolling through social media, or mindlessly watching TV. You’ve promised yourself you’d start eating more healthfully, but can’t resist that morning stop for fast food on the way to your job. After a fight with your significant other, you stop to do some shopping and find yourself mindlessly filling your cart with items you don’t need, but can’t seem to help purchasing anyway. If you’ve found yourself repeatedly in any of these situations, you may be strugg...
Source: Psych Central - July 1, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Niki Hilsabeck Tags: Abuse Addictions Alcoholism Anxiety Book Reviews Compulsive Gambling Depression Eating Disorders Family General Personality Procrastination Psychology PTSD Relationships & Love Self-Help Substance Abuse abandoned healin Source Type: news

What It's Like When Alcohol Takes Over Your Life -- And Steals Your Memories
There are some crucial details missing from Sarah Hepola's new memoir, Blackout -- but that's the whole point. In her book, released in June, the author -- who edits personal essays for Salon.com -- discusses her long, both complicated and sometimes devastatingly simple relationship with alcohol. It started early (she first stole sips of beer at age 7), and blazed a destructive path through several decades of her life. The book is an intimate education, not only in her personal history, but also about the dangers of alcohol-induced blackouts, or "periods of memory loss for events that transpired while a person was drinki...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Brain activity predicts promiscuity and problem drinking
A new pair of brain-imaging studies suggest that researchers may be able to predict how likely young adults are to develop problem drinking or risky sexual behavior in response to stress. The research is part of the ongoing Duke Neurogenetics Study or DNS, which began in 2010 to better understand how interactions between the brain, genome, and environment shape risky behaviors predicting mental illnesses including depression, anxiety, and addiction. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - July 1, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Brain activity predicts promiscuity and problem drinking
(Duke University) A new pair of brain-imaging studies suggest that researchers may be able to predict how likely young adults are to develop problem drinking or risky sexual behavior in response to stress. The research is part of the ongoing Duke Neurogenetics Study or DNS, which began in 2010 to better understand how interactions between the brain, genome, and environment shape risky behaviors predicting mental illnesses including depression, anxiety, and addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 1, 2015 Category: Biology Source Type: news

One in 4 People Prescribed Opioids Progressed to Longer-Term Prescriptions
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Opioid painkiller addiction and accidental overdoses have become far too common across the United States. To try to identify who is most at risk, Mayo Clinic researchers studied how many patients prescribed an opioid painkiller for the first time progressed to long-term prescriptions. The answer: 1 in 4. People with histories of tobacco [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Rochester News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Rochester News - July 1, 2015 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

AstraZeneca and Eolas to develop Orexin-1 receptor antagonist for addiction
AstraZeneca has partnered to develop US-based Eolas Therapeutics's anti-addiction programme, Eolas Orexin-1 Receptor Antagonist (EORA). (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - June 30, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Porn 'Addiction' Isn't Really Addiction, Neuroscientists Say
Excessive porn viewing has been a subject of considerable debate among psychologists and in pop culture. Some argue that porn encourages sexual violence and harms relationships. Others say it may have a place in a healthy sex life. New research suggests that there's one thing porn isn't, and that's addictive. A large study from neuroscientists at UCLA found that when people are shown erotic images, the brain's normal addiction reactions are reversed. In the brain, porn "addiction" looks the opposite of addictions like cocaine, smoking cigarettes and gambling -- and therefore should be treated with different therapies. ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Porn 'Addiction' Isn't Really Addiction, Neuroscientists Say
Porn "addiction" has been a subject of considerable debate among psychologists and in pop culture. Some argue that porn encourages sexual violence and harms relationships. Others say it may have a place in a healthy sex life. New research suggests that there's one thing porn isn't, and that's addictive. A large study from neuroscientists at UCLA found that when people are shown erotic images, the brain's normal addiction reactions are reversed. In the brain, porn "addiction" looks the opposite of addictions like cocaine, smoking cigarettes and gambling -- and therefore should be treated with different therapies. Your ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 30, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

CNN's Sanjay Gupta Meets with NIAAA Director, Visits Laboratory and "Virtual Bar" for Clinical Research
On March 25, 2015, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta (middle) met with NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob (right) in the laboratory of Dr. Lorenzo Leggio (left). Dr. Leggio is chief of the Section on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neuropsychopharmacology, which is run jointly by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).  Dr. Leggio has established a "virtual bar" that allows researchers to explore alcohol triggers and to test potential new medications.  (Source: NIAAA News)
Source: NIAAA News - June 30, 2015 Category: Addiction Authors: Cara Source Type: news

Making Therapy Work for You: Have Your Feelings Without Your Feelings Having You
I've noticed that most people come in to therapy with some preconception about what to do with their feelings in session: Some believe that venting will help them to heal, others feel that it will be most helpful to remain distanced from their feelings so that they can analyze them. They're both right. And they're both wrong. It's the use of both of these modes in alternation that's most helpful -- though I think that there are better ways to describe them than "venting" and "analyzing." We need to value our feelings and use them rather than trying to get rid of them through either venting or analyzing. I've found that th...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Are You Loving Yourself or Abandoning Yourself?
One of the most important jobs in taking care of yourself is to be compassionate toward yourself for your own experiences, feelings and needs. Yet it rarely occurs to most people to choose compassion for themselves. With most people, their ego wounded self is in charge much of the time. When safety is your highest priority and your intent is to have control over getting love and avoiding pain, you are operating from your ego wounded self. The wounded self generally treats our inner child in one of two ways: ignoring and judging. When you ignore your feelings and needs, you are abandoning yourself. You might find yourself f...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

ICYMI: The Perils Of A Bad Mug Shot And Why STD-Testing Condoms Might Not Be That Awesome
ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, first-person essays by individuals affected by stigmatized diseases and disorders caught our eye. We spent time with the account of a writer struggling with chronic kidney damage from the lithium she has used to manage her bipolar disorder for 20 years. We had our hearts broken reading about a sister who had to pick up the pieces after her talented sibling died of a drug overdose. And we tuned in when a handful of a celebrities described how it feels to have a panic attack -- a good reminder that anxiety can affect anyone, regardless of life circumstances. R...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Meet The Man Who Helps Hollywood Stay Sober
Until two years ago, Jon Paul Crimi kept his career, and his client base, mostly a secret. He has a 20-year background as a fitness trainer and used to be an actor -- but now when he gets a phone call and finds himself on an airplane two hours later heading to a movie set, he isn't going there to act. Instead, Crimi is a professional sober coach who works with some of Hollywood’s most elite and others struggling with substance use disorders. He has been sober himself for 15 years. “The best sober coaches are the ones who had a lot of experience struggling with sobriety," he told The Huffington Post in an interview i...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 29, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)? Effects and hazards of LSD
LSD is one of the most potent, mood-changing chemicals. It is manufactured from lysergic acid. The primary effect of LSD is to alter the senses and cause hallucinations. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Funding boost for major health conditions in NHS Wales
Welsh government announces £10m investment planRelated items from OnMedicaFunding boost needed to protect the NHS, say doctorsResearch focus on Parkinson’s, addiction and immunity Cameron told investment needed for seven-day NHSNeurology care varies across the country Dementia and stroke funding remains too low, say experts (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 29, 2015 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

U.S. doctors are licensed drug dealers fueling heroin addiction among patients
(NaturalNews) It's no secret that heroin is a terrible drug that destroys lives; it's considered one of the most addictive substances created and is so powerful that people typically experience constant cravings. While those who get wrapped up in this dark world are perceived as dangerous... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

WCD: Smoking tied to worse occupational hand eczema
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Occupational hand eczema is worse and more persistent in smokers than nonsmokers, a large prospective cohort study found. “Tobacco smoking is associated with work absenteeism and with not staying in the workforce due to occupational hand eczema. Smoking confers a worse prognosis...googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-cta'); (Source: Skin and Allergy News)
Source: Skin and Allergy News - June 27, 2015 Category: Dermatology Tags: SAN Clinical News SAN News SAN Atopic Dermatitis FPN Addiction Medicine FPN Dermatology IMN Addiction Medicine IMN Dermatology CPN Somatic Disorders CPN Addiction Medicine Source Type: news

High-Risk Tanners Are More Likely To Get Their Fix Outside The Salon
By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe Published: June 24, 2015 10:57am ET on LiveScience. People who go tanning at gyms or beauty shops may have riskier tanning habits than those who go to tanning salons, new research finds. In the study, researchers found that the total number of indoor tanning sessions over women's lifetime was twice as high among women who had ever tanned at an indoor nonsalon location than among those who had tanned indoors but only at tanning salons. Moreover, the women in the study who were tanning at a location other than a tanning salon were more likely to tan all year round than those who went only to tanning...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

High-Risk Tanners Are More Likely To Get Their Fix Outside The Salon
By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe Published: June 24, 2015 10:57am ET on LiveScience. People who go tanning at gyms or beauty shops may have riskier tanning habits than those who go to tanning salons, new research finds. In the study, researchers found that the total number of indoor tanning sessions over women's lifetime was twice as high among women who had ever tanned at an indoor nonsalon location than among those who had tanned indoors but only at tanning salons. Moreover, the women in the study who were tanning at a location other than a tanning salon were more likely to tan all year round than those who went only to tanning...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 26, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Bounce it out in a trampoline Jumping class
The word "trampoline" will never be the same for me. One day, it evoked blissful childhood flashbacks of 10-foot-high back flips and twisting pike-position seat drops. The next day, it evoked thoughts of my aching butt, hamstrings and abs - and an addictive low-impact/high-intensity one-hour group-exercise... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - June 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roy Wallack Source Type: news

NIDA announces new awards for early stage investigators
NIDA’s Dr. Joni Rutter describes the 2015 NIDA Avenir Awards The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) today announced the first six recipients of its two newly developed Avenir Award programs for HIV/AIDS and genetics or epigenetics research. The Avenir (meaning “future” in French) Awards... (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - June 26, 2015 Category: Addiction Tags: HIV or AIDS, Prevention Research, Researchers, Treatment Research Source Type: news

Science inches closer to 'home brew' heroin
About a month ago, researchers and policymakers started fretting about a nightmare scenario for drug enforcement: the possibility that the impending invention of morphine-producing yeast could make it easy for many people to start manufacturing highly addictive opiates. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 25, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Eryn Brown Source Type: news

Drivers blame "addiction" for phone use while driving
There is new evidence that drivers are ignoring warnings about the risks of distractions behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says distracted driving caused 3,100 deaths in 2013. A new survey shows the problem goes far beyond texting. Kris Van Cleave reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 25, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is It Bedtime for Benzos?
“Bernard also laughed; after two grams of soma the joke seemed, for some reason, good. Laughed and then, almost immediately, dropped off to sleep.” — Aldous Huxley, Brave New World It’s been a tough few years for benzodiazepines, the pharmaceutical industry’s top-selling family of prescription drugs. Tough in every way, that is, except sales: Xanax remains the world’s most popular pill, and U.S. prescriptions for it and other benzos grow by 12 percent every year. It’s their reputation, long enjoyed, as harmless and effective medicines that’s taking a flurry of hits — some glancing, others on the nose. For...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 25, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

NIH begins clinical trial of new medication for alcohol use disorder
A clinical trial investigating a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) was announced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The study will assess the safety and efficacy of gabapentin enacarbil (HORIZANT) in extended-release tablets for treating moderate to severe AUD. NIAAA is part of the National Institutes of Health.   (Source: NIAAA News)
Source: NIAAA News - June 25, 2015 Category: Addiction Authors: groa Source Type: news

Doctors remove FIVE FOOT hairball from Indian teenager's stomach
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Kavita Kumari's addiction was so severe that she would not just eat her own hair, but strands she found lying around or those plucked from the head of friends. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas researchers say antihypertensive drug may stop drug and alcohol addiction
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have revealed that an antihypertensive drug called isradipine could help stop cocaine and alcohol addiction. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - June 24, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Self-Hate and the Body
Conclusion: Self-hatred lies at the source of many addictions and the subsequent abuse of our bodies. We reap the rewards of good health when we replace hatred with compassion and treat the body as our most important asset. _______________ If you're struggling with an eating disorder, call the National Eating Disorder Association hotline at 1-800-931-2237. Need help with substance abuse or mental health issues? In the U.S., call 800-662-HELP (4357) for the SAMHSA National Helpline. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 24, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news