June 16, 2016

Groundbreaking PET/CT study finds specific brain receptor linked to alcohol addiction

Alcoholism is a disorder that oftentimes leads to a continuous cycle of abuse. However, a new study revealed that using PET/CT to understand the connection between the mGluR5 brain receptor associated with reward and pleasure and the compulsion to drink may be the solution to long-term sobriety.  {read more here}