Posts Tagged “clinical trials”

Drug could offer respite for alcoholics – 05/07/2011

By | juillet 26, 2011

By Rehman Tungekar Jul. 05, 2011 – http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-07-05/drug-could-offer-respite-alcoholics-88719# Baclofen was designed as a muscle relaxant. But a small group of physicians now prescribe it to patients suffering from alchoholism as a way to reduce patients’ craving for alchohol. Rehman Tungekar spoke with doctors and patients using the medication to help kick the habit. Rebecca agreed […]

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Paru dans « Science » le 6 mai 2011

By | juin 12, 2011

LA REVUE AMÉRICAINE « SCIENCE » CONSACRE UNE PLEINE PAGE AU LIVRE « LE DERNIER VERRE » D’OLIVIER AMEISEN AINSI QU’A SES TRAVAUX. PARU LE 6 MAI 2011, L’ARTICLE RELATE LES 6 ANS DE COMBAT D’OLIVIER AMEISEN AFIN DE FAIRE RECONNAITRE LE BACLOFÈNE DANS LE TRAITEMENT DE LA MALADIE ALCOOLIQUE. SES APPELS REPETÉS ET RESTÉS […]

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Sunday Herald – November 17, 2008

By | juin 5, 2011

Doctor rocks medical world with claim pills cured his alcoholism. Book sparks clamour for clinical trials into effect of muscle-relaxant drug. From Hugh Schofield in Paris THE MEDICAL world is sharply divided over claims made by an eminent French cardiologist that he has discovered a cure for alcoholism. Dr Olivier Ameisen, who at 55 is […]

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BBC

By | juin 4, 2011

France abuzz over alcoholic ‘cure’ By Hugh Schofield Paris An eminent French cardiologist has triggered an impassioned debate in the medical world over his claim to have discovered a cure for alcoholism. Dr Olivier Ameisen discovered baclofen had cut addiction in rats Dr Olivier Ameisen, 55, one of France’s top heart specialists, says he overcame […]

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