Monday, January 19, 2009

Childhood Deficits In The Cerebellum May Be Linked To Adult Alcoholism

The loss of coordination associated with alcohol intoxication is largely due to a disruption of cerebellar function. Long-term heavy drinking can also cause progressive degeneration of the cerebellum for some alcoholics. Defects in the cerebellum itself, however, have never been considered as a potential cause of alcohol dependence. ... Continue Reading

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