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Study Finds Inherited Genetic Signature Linked to Increased Risk for Addiction

AddictionPolicyForum [30-May] | A new study suggests that a common genetic signature may increase a person’s risk of developing substance use disorders, regardless of the type of SUD. Researchers analyzed genomic data of over 1 million people with SUD in one of the largest studies of its kind. [...] Researchers identified areas in the genome connected to general addiction risk as well as specific SUD types, including alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, and opioid use disorders. Cont.

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