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Alcohol Addiction - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and by Icon Health Publications

By Icon Health Publications

This can be a 3-in-1 reference booklet. It offers a whole scientific dictionary masking enormous quantities of phrases and expressions on the subject of alcohol habit. It additionally provides wide lists of bibliographic citations. eventually, it offers info to clients on easy methods to replace their wisdom utilizing a variety of web assets. The e-book is designed for physicians, scientific scholars getting ready for Board examinations, clinical researchers, and sufferers who are looking to get to grips with learn devoted to alcohol habit. in case your time is effective, this publication is for you. First, you won't waste time looking the net whereas lacking loads of appropriate info. moment, the ebook additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. eventually, you won't waste time and cash printing 1000s of websites.

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Milan, It) Patent Number: 5,904,923 Date filed: November 10, 1997 Abstract: The invention discloses to methods for preparing and using a lipophilic extract of the roots of Salvia miltiorrhyza Bunge for treating drug addiction. The Tanshinone IIA and Miltirone components of such lipophilic extracts are preferably used individually or in combination to treat drug addictions, and in particular, to treat alcohol addiction. Excerpt(s): The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of alcohol addiction, characterized in that they contain--as the active principle--a purified lipophilic extract of Salvia miltiorrhyza Bunge.

Source: Journal of Addictive Diseases : the Official Journal of the Asam, American Society of Addiction Medicine. 1997; 16(4): 7-22. Review. cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_ uids=9328806&dopt=Abstract · Involvement of acetaldehyde in alcohol addiction. Author(s): McBride WJ, Li TK, Deitrich RA, Zimatkin S, Smith BR, Rodd-Henricks ZA. Source: Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research. 2002 January; 26(1): 114-9. Review. cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_ uids=11821661&dopt=Abstract · Isoquinoline alkaloids as possible regulators of alcohol addiction.

Consist in the use of drugs such as disulfiram and calcium carbamide which act on the metabolism of alcohol, inhibiting hepatic aldehyde-dehydrogenase and therefore raising the hematic levels of acetaldehyde, with all the undesiderable phenomena which occur each time ethanol is taken. According to 50 Alcohol Addiction the present state of the art, the sole plant whose derivatives have been used for the treatment of alcoholism is the Pueraria lobata (Radix puerarie), which is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine and forms the subject of Patent Application WO 93/00896.

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