Levels of brain protein are linked to alcoholism

Swedish researchers have found a mechanism in the brain that can be strongly linked to alcoholism, reports the Swedish Radio Radio Radio.

Low levels of protein in the brain increase the risk of becoming addicted to alcohol, according to the study. The discovery is considered important in the pursuit of a drug against the disease.

"If the negotiations are locked up and if we manage to get an organization all over, then it could begin to be evaluated on a person within a couple of years," says Markus Heilig, Professor of Psychiatry at Linköping University.

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