Recovering drug addicts often struggle with memories that can sabotage their recovery. A discovery by scientists at the Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Florida campus indicates there is a way to erase these drug-associated memories and prevent relapse to drug addiction, the TSRI reported.
“We now have a viable target and by blocking that target, we can disrupt, and potentially erase, drug memories, leaving other memories intact,” said Courtney Miller, TSRI associate professor.New Drug Prevents Relapse
The study demonstrates the effectiveness of a single injection of a drug called blebbistatin in preventing relapse in animal models of methamphetamine addiction. The [...]
Apparently, it can be dangerous to get between a man and his games these days, as a young German man’s girlfriend recently learned.
When the young woman, who says her boyfriend was using a lot of drugs at the time, got in the way of the German gamer and his video games, he gave her three drops of an undefined substance in her tea. This knocked her out until the following day, and the man was able to play his precious games in peace.
These actions may seem extreme, but stranger things have happened in recent times. An 8-year-old boy recently shot and killed an old person after seeing it happen in a video game. These are the kinds of things politicians would like [...]