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Health - HEALTH NEWS - Alcohol 'hijacks' the brain to impair memory and cause long-lasting cravings, study suggests

 


27/10/2018 @ 10:08 PM
by The_Independant

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A single molecular change could help explain why a few glasses of wine can impair your memory for days and why alcoholics are liable to relapse after decades of abstinence, scientists have said. US neuroscientists using fruit flies to understand the chemical levers that alcohol pulls in the brain have found a new way it changes regions linked to positive experiences and cravings.

While flies have just 100,000 neurons to the 100 billion in humans they share some core features, and one of the shared areas disrupted by alcohol is key to the way animals learn to chase rewarding experiences. This could help explain why the harms of alcohol, from hangovers to more serious issues associated with addiction, are discounted by addicts, researchers from Brown University researchers said. Read more HERE.

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