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Only Ten Percent of Alcoholics Prescribed Medication

By Shawn Dwyer

An analysis of over a hundred case studies showed that alcoholics were denied medications proven to help overcome addiction if only because their benefits are not widely known. MORE  

Will a Cocaine Vaccine Keep Addicts from Using?

By John Lavitt

Human testing to begin for a new vaccine designed to trigger the immune system to create antibodies against cocaine MORE  

Inside the Addiction Drug Pipeline

By Raphael Rosen

Over the next decade, new treatments are likely to include "cocktails" of two or three old drugs and possibly a treatment vaccine. Why is the drug pipeline for this major public health problem stuck at a trickle?  MORE  

How Bad Is Antabuse?

By Jeff Forester

When you don't trust yourself to stay away from a drink, you can take a pill to make drinking unbearable. But it comes at a price. MORE  

Why Isn't There A Medical Cure for Addiction?

By David Linden

Antabuse, Revia, Wellbutrin, Chantix: Many prescription drugs have been hailed as magic bullets against various addictions. But despite some progress, few have lived up to the hype. In an excerpt from his acclaimed new book, a leading scientist explains why. MORE  

Male Birth-Control Pill Must be Made Booze Friendly

By Kenneth Garger

A promising male contraceptive pill blocks sperm production but will be unmarketable unless it can be made safe for happy hour. MORE  

Extract of Kudzu Vine May Curb Drinking

By Dirk Hanson

The former Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) believes it might replace Antabuse. MORE  

How to Break Out of a Binge

By Sally Chew

Are you stuck in a vicious cycle you can't escape? Here's how to wean yourself away from the bottle before your last call. MORE  

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