Scientists make teen drinking breakthrough using Alzheimer's drug

Researchers modelling teenage drinking using rats have discovered that a drug used to treat Alzheimer's can reverse some of the negative effects of consuming alcohol during adolescence.

Researchers modelling teenage drinking using rats have discovered that a drug used to treat Alzheimer's can reverse some of the negative effects of consuming alcohol during adolescence.

Academics from Duke University in the US used the rats as a model for teenagers and young adults who binge drink a few times a week.

Once the rats reached adulthood they were given donepezil, which appeared to reduce inflammation in the brain caused by their previous exposure to alcohol and...
source: Lancashire Evening Post

2019-08-20 17:44
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