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FDA-approved drug to combat alcoholism 'freezes' cancer | Daily ... - Daily Mail

Alcoholism - Mon, 2017-12-11 16:18

Daily Mail

FDA-approved drug to combat alcoholism 'freezes' cancer | Daily ...
Daily Mail
Forty years after a series of sad flukes suggested Antabuse might fight cancer, Danish and Czech researchers have discovered how it works and linked it to 34 percent lower cancer death rates.
FDA-approved drug to combat alcoholism 'freezes' cancer.Brinkwire (press release)
Contemporary Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of Breast Cancer — NEJM - New England Journal of MedicineNew England Journal of Medicine

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Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Gets ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Alcoholism - Mon, 2017-12-11 15:51

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Gets ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Couples Rehabs is an online resource for married couples or those in a committed relationship who are looking for help. The popular website CouplesRehabs.org is promoting the message of recovery through a ...

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Keith Chegwin opened up to Richard and Judy about alcoholism - Belfast Telegraph

Alcoholism - Mon, 2017-12-11 10:09

Belfast Telegraph

Keith Chegwin opened up to Richard and Judy about alcoholism
Belfast Telegraph
Keith Chegwin spoke openly about his fight against alcoholism during an interview with daytime TV show This Morning in 1992. The TV presenter has died aged 60 after a long-term battle with a progressive lung condition, his family said. Chegwin, who was ...
'I'm an alcoholic' Keith Chegwin was driven to booze by strain of TV stardomScottish Daily Record
Keith Chegwin dies aged 60 following lung condition | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail
Keith Chegwin dies age 60 after battling 'long illness'iNews
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This Extremely Common Drug Given to Alcoholics Also Kills Cancer Cells, and We Finally Know Why - Newsweek

Alcoholism - Sun, 2017-12-10 09:10

Newsweek

This Extremely Common Drug Given to Alcoholics Also Kills Cancer Cells, and We Finally Know Why
Newsweek
The case detailed a breast cancer patient who also was an alcoholic. She was given Antabuse to treat her alcoholism, but an autopsy upon her death (which was due to falling from a window, not cancer) revealed that her body was clinically cancer-free ...

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Book review: 'Questhouse' - Bowling Green Daily News

Alcoholism - Sun, 2017-12-10 00:06

Book review: 'Questhouse'
Bowling Green Daily News
“If you grew up with one or more alcoholic parents or grandparents, or are in love with or married to an alcoholic, you have learned a set of non-productive compulsive behaviors while struggling to survive in a relationship that is experiencing great ...

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Straight Talk: Alcoholism sometimes called a disease of rationalization - Northwest Herald

Alcoholism - Fri, 2017-12-08 14:58

Northwest Herald

Straight Talk: Alcoholism sometimes called a disease of rationalization
Northwest Herald
I know, at times, the stories of alcoholism and drug addiction sound almost unbelievable to those who haven't experienced such things firsthand. To those who have addiction problems or to their family members, the depth of the denial and the level of ...

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Alcoholism coupled with mental illness can be devastating, says Muktangan De-addiction Centre chief - Hindustan Times

Alcoholism - Thu, 2017-12-07 03:28

Hindustan Times

Alcoholism coupled with mental illness can be devastating, says Muktangan De-addiction Centre chief
Hindustan Times
Reacting to the shocking case of a 29-year-old, Parang Kshirsagar, allegedly murdering his parents in the city, Mukta Puntambekar, deputy director of Muktangan Mitra and project director of Muktangan De-addiction Centre, said that extreme violence ...

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How cancer could be treated with an old alcoholism drug - Medical News Today

Alcoholism - Thu, 2017-12-07 02:04

Medical News Today

How cancer could be treated with an old alcoholism drug
Medical News Today
While the drug is not a cure for chronic alcoholism, it does discourage those with alcohol abuse issues from drinking. Previous studies have shown that the drug has anti-tumor activity both in vitro and in vivo. But as Bartek and colleagues explain in ...

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Anti-drinking drug for alcoholics could also kill cancer, new study ... - Miami Herald

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-12-06 18:31

Anti-drinking drug for alcoholics could also kill cancer, new study ...
Miami Herald
Disulfiram, sometimes called Antabuse, is an anti-drinking drug that could fight cancer in addition to alcoholism, a new study found.

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An old drug for alcoholism finds new life as cancer treatment - Science - Science Magazine

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-12-06 12:04

Science Magazine

An old drug for alcoholism finds new life as cancer treatment - Science
Science Magazine
By age 38, the patient's breast cancer had spread to her bones, a typically fatal turn of events. She became an alcoholic, and her doctors stopped all cancer treatment, instead giving her a drug to discourage her drinking. She died 10 years later ...

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Body Horror: On the Slow Process of Falling Apart in Alcoholism - TheFix.com

Alcoholism - Wed, 2017-12-06 02:56

TheFix.com

Body Horror: On the Slow Process of Falling Apart in Alcoholism
TheFix.com
Here I want only to speak on a fairly limited topic: the outward signs of severe alcoholism, and how the alcoholic does, or more often doesn't, reckon with those signs and what they mean. The earliest markers are annoyances. You're sweating a lot ...

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Doctor touts non-cold turkey treatment for alcoholism - Calgary Herald

Alcoholism - Sun, 2017-12-03 16:07

Calgary Herald

Doctor touts non-cold turkey treatment for alcoholism
Calgary Herald
Treating alcoholism without giving up booze is more than feasible, said a physician helping to bring the approach to Calgary. That harm reduction route is proving to be far more effective than 12-step programs and abstinence, said Dr. Diane Rothon ...

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Dr. Bob: Addressing alcoholism during the holidays - Daily Herald

Alcoholism - Sun, 2017-12-03 15:04

Daily Herald

Dr. Bob: Addressing alcoholism during the holidays
Daily Herald
Shoppers fill the aisles at the Cottonwood Heights, Utah, state liquor store on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (Al Hartmann/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP). Al Hartmann. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. The following column is new to the Daily Herald ...

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Cape alcoholism stats come at an ironic time - Cape Cod Times

Alcoholism - Sun, 2017-12-03 02:17

Cape alcoholism stats come at an ironic time
Cape Cod Times
It's terrible that the Centers for Disease Control finds Cape Cod as having the highest rate of heavy drinking in Massachusetts, as you reported Nov. 28 (“Report: Cape 'drunkest' part of state,” Page 1). What's worse is that Massachusetts is ranked the ...

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Penticton offender's alcoholism treatment delays sentencing - InfoTel News Ltd

Alcoholism - Sat, 2017-12-02 14:29

Penticton offender's alcoholism treatment delays sentencing
InfoTel News Ltd
PENTICTON - A Penticton man was given a final opportunity to prove he was serious about changing his ways prior to sentencing in court yesterday, Dec. 1. Judge Michelle Daneliuk postponed sentencing Benjamin Joe, 39, after he entered guilty pleas on ...

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Andrew Zimmern Shares Instagram Post About Drugs, Alcoholism ... - Bravo (blog)

Alcoholism - Fri, 2017-12-01 15:32

Bravo (blog)

Andrew Zimmern Shares Instagram Post About Drugs, Alcoholism ...
Bravo (blog)
Chef and TV host Andrew Zimmern has shared stories of his past, which involved drugs and alcoholism — but never before with quite this level of candor and vulnerability. On Instagram, the chef just shared a photo of himself in his earlier days ...

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Alcoholism making Kabale roads unsafe - Police - New Vision

Alcoholism - Fri, 2017-12-01 03:59

New Vision

Alcoholism making Kabale roads unsafe - Police
New Vision
The director of traffic, Dr Stephen Kasiima, has attributed the increasing road accidents in Kabale district to reckless driving, overloading and alcoholism. Kasiima said over 50 people die every year in Kabale as a result of accidents. He called for ...

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Research finds link between teen smoking and alcoholism in adults - Vaping Post (blog)

Alcoholism - Fri, 2017-12-01 01:59

Vaping Post (blog)

Research finds link between teen smoking and alcoholism in adults
Vaping Post (blog)
The researchers observed that the rats who were given nicotine and alcohol in the same chamber drank more alcohol. This led the researchers to the conclusion that the difference in the amount of alcohol consumed was a direct result of the memory of the ...

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Denver DJ Gets Candid About Alcoholism On The Airwaves - TheFix.com

Alcoholism - Mon, 2017-11-27 18:31

TheFix.com

Denver DJ Gets Candid About Alcoholism On The Airwaves
TheFix.com
A popular Denver radio DJ is airing out his struggles with alcoholism—literally. In his first year of sobriety, Senen “Slim” Rodriguez has shared his story over the airwaves with his radio listeners. In fact, his decision to open up about his problems ...

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