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Cocaine use linked to new brain structures: Possible mechanism for drug-seeking behavior in humans identified

Mice given cocaine showed rapid growth in new brain structures associated with learning and memory, according to a research team. The findings suggest a way in which drug use may lead to drug-seeking behavior that fosters continued drug use, according to the scientists.
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