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October 26, 2010

Brookhaven Lab finds alcoholism-genetics link  at "Newsday.com"

October 22, 2010

Your Genes Linked To Alcoholism And Addiction  at "redOrbit"

Your Genes Linked To Alcoholism And Addiction  at "The Eagle (AP)"

October 21, 2010

First Direct Evidence That Response To Alcohol Depends On Genes  at "MediLexicon"

First Direct Evidence That Response To Alcohol Depends On Genes  at "New Design World"

October 20, 2010

Response To Alcohol Changes With Dopamine D2  at "Science 2.0"

First Direct Evidence That Response to Alcohol Depends on Genes: Dopamine Receptor Deficiency Leads to Significant Brain Changes in Response to Drinking  at "Science Magazine Daily News"

Links Between Genetics, Alcohol Tolerance Discovered  at "redOrbit"

Un gene per la predisposizione all'alcolismo  at "Le Scienze"

Scientists discover 'drunk' gene  at "The Independent"

First direct evidence that response to alcohol depends on genes  at "Bio Chemist"

Response to alcohol depends on genes  at "Domain-b.com"

October 19, 2010

First Direct Evidence that Response to Alcohol Depends on Genes.  at "BNL News"
Dopamine receptor deficiency leads to significant brain changes in response to drinking

First Direct Evidence that Response to Alcohol Depends on Genes.  at "E! Science News"

First Direct Evidence that Response to Alcohol Depends on Genes.  at "Physorg.com"

First Direct Evidence That Response to Alcohol Depends on Genes: Dopamine Receptor Deficiency Leads to Significant Brain Changes in Response to Drinking  at "Science Daily"

'Drunken' gene discovered by scientists  at "Telegraph.co.uk"

October 10, 2010

First Direct Evidence That Response to Alcohol Depends on Genes: Dopamine Receptor Deficiency Leads to Significant Brain Changes in Response to Drinking  at "ScienceDaily"

August 4, 2010

New Findings Imply Exercise in Adolescence May Help Prevent Drug Abuse  at "BNL News"

New Findings Imply Exercise in Adolescence May Help Prevent Drug Abuse  at "Physorg.com"

 

04/16/2008 - 04/23/2008

"Gene Therapy in Rats Reduces Cocaine Use" at "Washington Post"

"Gene therapy reduces cocaine use in rats" at "The United Press"

"Gene Therapy in Rats Reduces Cocaine Use" at "U.S. News &World Report"

"Dopamine Boost Affects Cocaine Use in Rats" at "Join Together"

Gene Therapy Reduces Cocaine Use in Rats  at "BNL News"
Flooding brain with “pleasure chemical” receptors works on cocaine, as on alcohol

Gene Therapy Reduces Cocaine Use in Rats  at "ScienceDaily"
Flooding brain with “pleasure chemical” receptors works on cocaine, as on alcohol

 

11/06/2007

"D-Cycloserine Reduces Cocaine-Seeking Behavior in "Addicted" Mice" at "BNL News"
Antibiotic that appears to control phobias may also be useful in treating addiction

D-cycloserine could help treat drug addiction at "The Medical News"

 

10/25/2007

"Food Restriction Increases Dopamine Receptor Levels in Obese Rats" at "BNL News"
Evidence for interplay of brain's "reward" chemical with availability of food in obesity

"Obesity linked to low dopamine levels" at "CBC"

"Food Restriction Increases Dopamine Receptors -- Linked to Pleasure -- In Rats" at "ScienceDaily"

"Study: Obesity Associated With Brain's 'Reward Chemical'" at "All Headline News"

 

06/18/2007

"Does Stimulant Treatment for ADHD Increase Risk of Drug Abuse?" at "BNL News"
Researchers say treatment age and duration can influence outcome; urge further study

 

03/15/2007

"Imaging the Brain" "Brains-on Science": Presentation by lab members during Brain Awareness Week at Sachem East High School on Long Island, NY

 

11/15/2006

"Turning off alcohol abuse" Winter 2006 Issue of Discover Brookhaven

 

09/11/2005

"Study examines role of cannabinoid receptors in alcohol abuse" at "ScienceDaily"

"Drunk, stoned mice shed light on addiction" at "The Register (UK)"

"Brain receptor for marijuana also responds to alcohol" at "Join Together"

"Study Examines Role of Cannabinoid Receptors in Alcohol Abuse" at "BNL News"
Another brain receptor confirmed to affect alcohol intake; may serve as treatment target

 

07/05/2005

"Scientists have found a way to interfere with the pleasure your brain feels from drinking alcohol" at "ScienCentral"

"Alcoholic Brains" movie clip aired on various National News Channels (requires Quicktime)

 

05/10/2005

"Dopamine could open way to treating alcoholism" in "M&C News"

"Two studies offer clues on how alcoholic behavior is switched on" at "ScienceDaily"

 

05/09/2005

Two Studies Offer Clues About How Alcoholic Behavior is “Switched”On at "BNL News"
Papers describe how efforts to block or modify reward circuits affect drinking in animals

 

05/06/2004

"Gentherapie macht alkoholabhängige Ratten (fast) trocken" as reported in "Wissenschaft"

"Gene therapy reduces drinking in rats with genetic predisposition to alcoholism" at "ScienceDaily"

 

11/06/2002

"New tool for studying animal models of neurological and psychiatric diseases" at "ScienceDaily"

 

08/28/2002

"It takes a rat to show how drugs alter brains" as reported in the "Star Ledger" (New Jersey)

 

09/10/2001

"New Gene Therapy Could Help Quell Alcoholic Cravings" in "Scientific American"

"Gene Therapy Reduces Drinking In "Alcoholic" Rats" in "ScienceDaily"

 

11/14/2000

"Genetic Studies promise a path to better treatment of addictions" at "The NY Times"

 

 

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