Laser could zap away cocaine addiction

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Laser could zap away cocaine addiction

Addiction to drugs, cocaine in particular, may one day be easily treated just like patching up a cut with a Band-Aid.  A study currently being conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have found that laser stimulation of the prelimbic region of the prefrontal cortex in rats wiped away the compulsive urge to take cocaine.

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