Teenage nicotine exposure may up alcohol abuse risk later

Individuals exposed to nicotine during their adolescence are likely to drink more alcohol than those who were not exposed to nicotine or were only exposed to it during adulthood, finds a study of rats. The study showed that exposure to nicotine at a young age changes the neuronal circuitry in the brain’s reward pathways. “This … Continue reading Teenage nicotine exposure may up alcohol abuse risk later