Dangerous Cocaine Effects

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Dangerous Cocaine Effects A new study, from Johns Hopkins University recently published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that high doses of cocaine causes brain cells to kill themselves in mice. The researchers found that cocaine can kill brain cells by triggering “overactive autophagy,” which can be defined as the process by which cells digest their own insides. Further, this process was seen in the brains of mice whose mothers were given cocaine while pregnant. The study...

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