New U.K. translational research effort will test if ketamine can halt alcoholism
Ketamine has been a popular drug to study in academic circles for years now. It’s known to lift depression and suicidal thinking, if only temporarily, in large groups of patients. Most know it as an old horse tranquilizer valued in party circles for its hallucinogenic qualities. And now the Medical Research Council in the U.K. is funding a study to see if the drug may also be useful in ending alcoholism.
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