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SNPwatch: Evidence for Gene-Environment Interaction in Alcohol Addiction

September 22, 2009
Alcohol addiction is associated with the brain’s reward system, which reinforces behaviors that feel good – like drinking – by releasing neurotransmitters such as dopamine and endorphins. With prolonged alcohol...
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DNA Variation May Help Us Break Free From Our Routines

July 31, 2009
“But we always go there!” And so begins another Friday night.   When it comes to choosing where to go to dinner, my husband likes to stick with the tried...
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