St. John Health System Brighton Hospital Signs Letter of Intent to Assist Saudi Arabia in Developing New Addiction … (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)

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BRIGHTON, Mich. , Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Brighton Hospital , the second-oldest alcohol and drug treatment provider in North America, has signed a letter of intent to begin a long-term management contract with a Saudi Arabian company to build a 291,000 square-foot, 250 bed addiction treatment facility in Riyadh , to serve the entire Islamic Mideast. Brighton Hospital, the Addiction Treatment …

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Scripps Research Team Finds Stress Hormone Key To Alcohol Dependence (redOrbit)

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The findings suggest development of drug treatment for substance abuseA team of scientists from The Scripps Research Institute has found that a specific stress hormone, the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), is key to the development and maintenance of alcohol dependence in animal models. Chemically blocking the stress factor also blocked the signs and symptoms of addiction, suggesting a …

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