Off-Label Baclofen Use for Alcohol Use Disorders: Is it Effective?

By February 26, 2018

Data showed a significant effect on abstinence rates with the use of baclofen (odds ratio [OR] 2.67, 95% CI: 1.03, 6.93) but no other significant effects on treatment efficacy (heavy drinking days SMD -0.26, 95% CI: -0.68, 0.15) or mechanism of action (craving SMD: -0.13, 95% CI: -0.36, 0.09) were seen.

Electrolyte Disturbances Common Among Patients with Alcohol-Use Disorder

October 06, 2017

Telltale signs of chronic alcohol use are large drops in plasma phosphate, magnesium, potassium, calcium

Imbibing Excessively Will Not Help Your Heart, Says New Study

By January 03, 2017

Previous literature had suggested that moderate alcohol consumption may prevent heart attack and congestive heart failure.

Universal Alcohol Interlock Could Cut Many Crash Deaths/Injuries

March 23, 2015

Especially among young drivers; analysis shows device would be cost-effective in all new U.S. cars

Smoking, Drinking Prolong Gastrostomy Tube Requirement

March 20, 2015

Findings in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing prophylactic GT insertion