‘We can completely reverse alcohol dependence’

A study, published this week in The Journal of Neuroscience, built on previous work on a certain subset of neurons that seem to play a substantial role in alcoholism.

The neurons in question make up just 5 percent of the total neurons in the amygdala and are referred to as the central nucleus of the amygdala; this subset of neurons have been shown to become activated by frequent alcohol use. The more an individual drinks, the more the neuronal circuit is reinforced. This then drives further alcohol use and addiction.

Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) set out to see if this neuronal group could be influenced and perhaps controlled.

read the full article.. www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/312817.php


you can donate to support the blog - paypal.me/yez
+ get my book on Advanced Handwriting Cryptography
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s