Aid in Recovery Comments on Reported Discovery of Addictive Mechanism in Cocaine
Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on reports that researchers have identified the addictive mechanism of cocaine. According to reports, the abundance of a certain enzyme and synaptic gene affect a certain key reward center in the brain.
Stuart, FL (PRWEB) April 19, 2014
Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a report that researchers have identified the mechanism that causes cocaine’s addictive properties.
According to a report from United Press International (Discovery may pave way for cocaine addiction treatment, 1/20/2014), researchers from the Friedman Brain Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have said that preclinical research has revealed that an abundant enzyme and synaptic gene combine to affect a key reward center in the brain, which can induce addictive behavior. According to the repot, PARP-1 — also known as poly(ADP-ribosylation polymerase-1is the release.
“We at Aid in Recovery are excited by the potential implications of this research,” said Dr. Michael Lukens, Psychologist at Aid in Recovery. “While we realize that these results are purely preliminary, they are nonetheless encouraging. Preliminary research like this often leads to more expansive research that can lead to real breakthroughs in medical science. We are very interested to see where this leads, and will follow the story closely.”
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