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Mayo Clinic researchers discover genetic markers for alcoholism recovery
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Mayo Clinic researchers discover genetic markers for alcoholism recovery

[caption id="attachment_22435" align="alignleft"]shutterstock 164588534shutterstock[/caption]ROCHESTER, Minn. — In an international study, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have identified genetic markers that may help in identifying individuals who could benefit from the alcoholism treatment drug acamprosate. The findings, published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, show that patients carrying these genetic variants have longer periods of abstinence during the first three months of acamprosate treatment.

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