Brain damage during stroke may point to source of addiction

8 septiembre 2015

A region of the brain — called the insular cortex — may hold the key to treating addiction, a pair of studies suggest. Scientists have come to this conclusion after finding that smokers who suffered a stroke in the insular cortex were far more likely to quit smoking and experience fewer and less severe withdrawal symptoms than those with strokes in other parts of the brain.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150908082810.htm

Volver