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  • News HeadlinesScientists have found out which connections are broken in the brain of heroin and cocaine addicts

    Scientists have found out which connections are broken in the brain of heroin and cocaine addicts

    (ORDO NEWS) — By examining the brains of people addicted to cocaine and heroin, scientists have discovered new structural features. In patients, the connection between the prefrontal cortex, which is involved in executive function, and habenula, a part of the brain that plays a key role in the reward system, was disrupted. The earlier a person began to use substances, the more pronounced were the disturbances in his brain. Employees…