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British MP Diane Abbott 'sorry' for drinking mojito on train UK member of Parliament Diane Abbott is back in the press for all the wrong reasons. This time she has been snapped swigging from a can of pre-mixed alcoholic cocktail while heading home on the London overground rail service.

Researchers find the most unlikely cure for Alcoholism…love Alcoholism has been one of the major addiction problems in the world. This is, especially in the United States. Moreover, getting over with the addiction is not easy. However, now the alcohol addicts may have a way to come out this addiction. Read the full story here.

2 Free Doses Of Naloxone Watch the training video below by clicking the picture of the hand holding the Narcan brand naloxone bottle. Below the video is a quiz. After you've finished watching the video, scroll down to answer the quiz questions based on what you've learned.

Happy Easter from the UK ;) We were planning on visiting The Whitsundays on the Capricorn Coast in Queensland for Easter but a family bereavement has meant a last minute return to the UK. A bittersweet trip as happy and excited to return home and see much missed family and friends but tinged with sadness for those loved ones who are no longer there to return to.

Alcoholism, drug-addiction can be treated with oxytocin: Study Oxytocin plays a role in social bonding, sexual reproduction, childbirth, and the period after childbirth. The study, published in the journal PLOS Biology, found that oxytocin blocks enhanced drinking in alcohol-dependent rats.

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Cuddle Hormone Oxytocin May Help Treat Alcoholism Alcohol-dependent individuals may finally have a way to curb addiction through the help of a love drug called oxytocin Scientists at Scripps Research and National Institute on Drug Abuse discovered that oxytocin can block the desire to consume more alcohol in rat models.

Treatment center explains why some people with alcoholism may not ask for help April is alcohol awareness month, KMVT wanted to see just how common alcohol addiction is in the Magic Valley, and why some people may be hesitant to seek help.

RHONY Recap: Tinsley Has Meltdown Over Luann's Alcoholism and Relationship with Boyfriend The Real Housewives of New York returned last night, and I had two takeaways from the hour: first of all, thank goodness that trip to the Berkshires came to an end because if I heard another word about that freakin' "fish room," I was going to gouge my eardrums out, and secondly, I'm seriously worried about Tinsley.

Moving the story forward In 17 days, I will be walking across a makeshift stage at a middle school somewhere in New Hampshire, wearing my rented cap, gown and tassel, reaching for a placeholder diploma, as the crowd on the floor looks on and claps for me. My parents won't be there.

'Love hormone' may help treat alcoholism, says study Targeting the oxytocin system may provide novel pharmaceutical interventions for the treatment of alcohol-use disorder, said researchers from the National Institutes of Health and The Scripps Research Institute in the US.

Bodhai Yeri is not only about alcoholism Produced by Sreenithi Sagar, the movie has music by KP and cinematography is handled by ace Balasubramaniem.

Oxytocin nasal spray could help treat alcoholism, study finds Scientists believe an oxytocin nasal spray could help treat alcoholism, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal PLOS Biology on Tuesday, found that alcohol-dependent rats drank less after they were given a dose of oxytocin, the "cuddle hormone." The authors of the study.

Dating While Not Drinking "Living without booze forced me to find the self that countless dirty martinis had drowned and buried." A great article from Huffpost:. I'm Still Dateable, Even Though I Don't Drink.

I Couldn't Stop Drinking Until I Embraced Being Sober My weekend drinking binges we more out of habit than need. I needed to stop drinking…but more than that, I needed to embrace being sober.

To Tackle Alcoholism, Scientists Turn to a Hormone Involved in Childbirth New research in PLOS Biology points to the power of oxytocin to intervene in the vicious cycle of alcoholism by going straight to the brain to treat the disorder, which plagues millions of people.

A Sober Summer: 5 Tips for Staying Sober This Summer Warm weather, short work days, and lots of parties - summer is fun, but it can also be a sober person's nightmare. Read on to learn how to have a sober summer.

'Love hormone' may help treat alcoholism: Study A nasal spray of 'love hormone' oxytocin may help treat alcohol use disorder, according to a study conducted in mice. Oxytocin plays a role in social bonding, sexual reproduction, childbirth, and the period after childbirth. The study, published in the journal PLOS Biology, found that oxytocin blocks enhanced drinking in alcohol-dependent rats.

Alcoholism, substance abuse leads college students to a life of distress Washington DC: A new study has claimed that college students, if subjected to even one among negative habits such as heavy drinking or substance abuse, can end up living a life of mental distress, lack of sleep, low grades and poor lifestyle choices.

The 10 Best Books About Alcohol Addiction, Quitting Drinking and Sobriety There are many great books out there about addiction and sobriety. Read on to learn about the best addiction and sobriety books.

Alcoholism, Substance Abuse Leads College Students to a Life of Mental Distress, Claims Study Low mental distress in college students was associated with no substance abuse, responsible attitude towards learning as well as good academic efforts, high GPA and limited daytime sleepiness. Mild mental distress correlated with borderline work neglect and with a marginal negative association with grade-point average.

1 in 12 adults suffer from alcoholism; top substance abused by Michigan addicts One in 12 adults in the U. suffer from alcoholism, according to a study by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. The report said the latest numbers totaled to 17. 6 million people. In Michigan, addict recovery groups stated alcohol is the number one substance patients abuse.

Nasal spray of the 'love hormone' oxytocin could combat alcoholism, study suggests A new study from the National Institutes of Health found that alcohol-dependent rats who were given a dose of oxytocin, known as the 'love hormone', drank less than normal rats.

Alcoholism: Know the Signs Alcoholism is a big issue in America in 2019. While we are facing a heroin epidemic, we are also facing a massive alcohol problem. About 15 million Americans have a serious alcohol issue, and of that number, only about 6.7 percent seek treatment for their problem.

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