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    Can Brain Chemistry Lead to Alcoholism?

    Why does 10 percent to 15 percent of the population become alcoholic and the rest of the population does not? This is the question George F. Koob, neuropharmacology professor at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), seeks to answer. Professor Koob has been studying the neurobiology of alcohol and ...

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    New Hope for Stroke Patients at Scripps Encinitas

    Many stroke survivors have given up hope of ever using a limb that has been paralyzed by a stroke. Now at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas a new therapy called constrained induced therapy (CIT) is having great success with patients. Scripps Encinitas is the only hospital in North County to have ...

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    Brain Surgery at Scripps Encinitas Saves Composer's Life

    Although composer Paul Warner of Encinitas considers himself one of the founders of “healing music,” he could not heal himself. Emergency surgery was his only option when he was recently brought to Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas—almost comatose from a ruptured brain ...