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Long-Term Methadone Treatment Can Affect the Brain, Norwegian Institute of Public Health Study



3/23/2011 7:44:54 AM

EurekAlert! -- Methadone has been used to treat heroin addicts for nearly 50 years. Yet we have surprisingly incomplete knowledge about possible harmful effects from prolonged use. New research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health shows that methadone affects the brain and impairs the attention of experimental animals.

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