Protein That Causes Alcohol Addiction Identified

Peptide ghrelin, known to stimulate eating, found to play a major role in alcohol addiction. alcohol and addiction news

Internet Addiction – Causes At The Molecular Level

Everybody is talking about Internet addiction – many people spend hours online and immediately start feeling bad if they are unable to do so. Medi¬cally, this phenomenon has not yet been as clearly described as nico¬tine or alcohol dependency. alcohol and addiction news

Internet addiction — Causes at the molecular level

( University of Bonn ) Everybody is talking about Internet addiction. Medically, this phenomenon has not yet been as clearly described as nicotine or alcohol dependency. But a study conducted by researchers from the University of Bonn and the Central Institute of Mental Health (ZI) in Mannheim now provides indications that there are molecular-genetic connections [...]

New research shows alcohol causes most harm to innocent victims

Stark new research has laid bare alcohol's toll on innocent victims, with liquor playing a major part in large numbers of murders, fires, car crashes, random assaults and violence in the home.It has found harm caused to Kiwis by… alcohol and addiction news

Victoria Costello: Addiction Causes: Understanding Self Medication And How I Lost My Sister To Substance Abuse

In light of the continuing controversy surrounding Whitney Houston's death, here is a look at the science behind the central and often misunderstood concept of self-medication in addiction and recovery. My interest in this is personal. My sister Rita died of a multiple drug cocktail at age 38. alcohol and addiction news

Internet Addiction Causes Changes To Human Brain – Study

Internet Addiction Credit: May Shella Macuha Internet addiction causes changes in the human brain similar to people exposed to alcohol and drugs, a recent study has found. This was reported by international news sites on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Researchers in China reportedly scanned the brain of 17 internet addicts and were compared with that [...]

Internet Addiction Causes Changes To Human Brain – Study

Internet Addiction Credit: May Shella Macuha Internet addiction causes changes in the human brain similar to people exposed to alcohol and drugs, a recent study has found. This was reported by international news sites on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Researchers in China reportedly scanned the brain of 17 internet addicts and were compared with that [...]

Internet Addiction Causes Changes To Human Brain – Study

Internet Addiction Credit: May Shella Macuha Internet addiction causes changes in the human brain similar to people exposed to alcohol and drugs, a recent study has found. This was reported by international news sites on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Researchers in China reportedly scanned the brain of 17 internet addicts and were compared with that [...]

Internet addiction causes brain changes similar to alcohol and drugs, study finds

Internet addiction causes changes in the brain similar to that normally seen in people addicted to alcohol and drugs such as cocaine and cannabis, a study has found  alcohol and addiction news

Internet addiction causes brain changes, study claims

People with Internet Addiction Disorder have the same kind of brain changes seen in those hooked on drugs or alcohol, new research has found. alcohol and addiction news