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Addictions are diseases of the brain, not personality defects or criminal behavior

Research Society on Alcoholism

Alcohol dependence, and opiate, cocaine and other stimulant addictions, are all diseases of the brain that have behavioral manifestations and they are not due to criminal behavior alone or to antisocial or "weak" personality disorders. These observations and others will be shared during the 41st annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) in San Diego June 17-21.

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Psychologists Can Play a Key Role in Screening, Diagnosing, and Treating Alcohol Problems

Research Society on Alcoholism

Psychologists who are trained and experienced in treating alcohol problems can play an important role in treatment of both the affected individual as well as his or her family. This insight and others will be shared at the 41st annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) in San Diego June 17-21.

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Empowering individuals with alcohol use disorders to chart their own pathway to recovery

Research Society on Alcoholism

Despite common stereotypes, alcohol treatment is not limited to attending Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings or “going to rehab.” A growing number of alcohol-treatment services in the U.S. are available as outpatient sessions with counselors and physicians; and now they can be found through NIAAA's Alcohol Treatment Navigator. These options and other real-world advice will be shared at the 41st annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) in San Diego June 17-21.

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Phase III study shows quizartinib prolongs overall survival for patients with deadly type of relapsed or refractory AML

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

A study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center revealed that the investigational drug quizartinib prolonged overall survival for patients with a deadly form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) linked to a genetic mutation called FMS-like internal tandem duplications (FLT3-ITD).

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American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) to host 60th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, October 21-24

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its 60th Annual Meeting at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, October 18-24, 2018. The meeting will feature updates from clinical trials and cancer research involving radiation therapy, and keynote addresses from Ned Sharpless, MD, Director of the National Cancer Institute and Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency .

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Fruit and Vegetable Prescriptions Encourage Children to Eat Healthy

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

A new study shows that a fruit and vegetable prescription program can improve access to healthy foods for underserved children. The program, which was implemented in Flint, Michigan, could be replicated in other areas to address food insecurity in children.

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