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Addiction

20 September 2010

Why cocaine cravings won't go away

Researchers say they can now point to a specific molecule in the brain as a possible target for treatment to prevent cocaine relapses for addicts.

People who have used cocaine run a great risk of becoming addicted, even after long drug-free periods. Now researchers at Linköping University and their colleagues can point to a specific molecule in the brain as a possible target for treatment to prevent relapses.

The findings

 

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