Sunday Herald – November 17, 2008

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 isRead More


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 overcameRead More