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Aging of the Brain Is Accelerated By Chronic Cocaine Abuse

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"A study shows that chronic cocaine abuse speeds up the process of brain aging. The research revealed that age related loss of grey matter inside the human brain is increased in those who are addicted to cocaine in comparison to healthy people."

This article from Addiction Facts summarizes a study from Nature.com that asks if cocaine dependence is related to premature aging.