Alcohol Abuse can Damage the Brain by Decreasing Insulin and Insulin-like Growth Factor Receptors

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Articles were written based on the following published research:

Suzanne M. de la Monte, Ming Tong, Ariel C. Cohen, Donna Sheedy, Clive Harper, and Jack R. Wands.  (September 2008).  Insulin and insulin-like growth factor resistance in alcoholic neurodegeneration. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research (ACER).  32(9): 1630 - 1644.