Evidence that addictive behaviours have strong links with ancient retroviral infection


New research from an international team led by Oxford University’s Department of Zoology and the National-Kapodistrian University of Athens, published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), shows that an ancient retrovirus - HK2 – is more frequently found in drug addicts and thus is significantly associated with addiction.

 

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