September 26, 2016

Addiction cravings may get their start deep in the right side of the brain

The source of alcohol craving may be a pea-sized structure deep inside the right side of the brain, according to scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Using two different kinds of advanced brain imaging techniques (PET and fMRI), the researchers compared the results of giving beer drinkers a taste of their favorite beer versus a sports drink. {read more here}