Anti-alcoholism drug shows promise -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Anti-alcoholism drug shows promise


Image: chemical diagram representing the new compound JVW-1034; Copyright: James Sahn/University of Texas at Austin

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have successfully tested in animals a drug that, they say, may one day help block the withdrawal symptoms and cravings that incessantly coax people with alcoholism to drink. This chemical diagram represents the new compound JVW-1034.