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Heroin Increase Abundance of Wakefulness Neurons

News   Jun 28, 2018 | Original Story from UCLA

 
Wakefulness Molecule Orexin/Hypocretin Abundant in Brains of Heroin Addicts

The image on the left shows hypocretin-producing cells in a typical brain, while the image on the right shows them in the brain of someone addicted to heroin. Credit: UCLA Health

 
 
 

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