Thursday, October 25, 2007

Shoot Up Lidocaine Directly In The Brain & Forget Addictions

Rats addicted to amphetamines temporarily 'forget' their drug cravings after receiving targeted brain injections of lidocaine, a medication commonly used by dentists to numb patients' gums.
You can read more here.

Some questions:
-Even though the view of this is comical, could this be an effective way of "curing" those who are addicted?
-If you have ever been addicted to amphetamines, what was the lure?
-What are your thoughts on drug addictions?

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