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Researchers develop novel anti-body vaccine that blocks addictive nicotine chemicals from reaching the brain
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed and successfully tested in mice an innovative vaccine to treat nicotine addiction.
Medical research Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 7 |
If smoking a cigarette no longer delivers pleasure, will smokers quit? It's the idea behind a nicotine vaccine being created by MIT and Harvard researchers, in which an injection of synthetic nanoparticles ...
Addiction May 02, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (14) | 9 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the journal Menopause adds one more reason for women to avoid or give up the smoking habit. The study results show that women who light up are more likely to sta ...
Addiction Oct 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—As many as one in five American children under the age of 17 has a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year, according to a new federal report.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 16, 2013 | 2.7 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Taking a specific form of a vitamin E supplement can accelerate the health benefits that occur when people quit smoking, new research suggests. In the small study, improvement in blood vessel function associated with the ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Elevated levels of bilirubin in the blood get attention in the clinic because they often indicate that something has gone wrong with the liver. Now researchers have found that male smokers with low levels of the yellow-tinged ...
Cancer Apr 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Postmenopausal women who have smoked are at much higher risk of losing their teeth than women who never smoked, according to a new study published and featured on the cover of the Journal of the American Dental Association by res ...
Dentistry Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New Zealand announced plans Tuesday to force tobacco companies to sell cigarettes in plain packaging, becoming only the second country in the world after Australia to introduce the measure.
Addiction Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Lungs of heavy smokers can be donated safely for use in adult double-lung transplants, a new study contends.
Surgery Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women with harmful mutations in the BRCA gene, which put them at higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, tend to undergo menopause significantly sooner than other women, allowing them an even ...
Cancer Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Smokers who quit when they are young adults can live almost as long as people who never smoked, groundbreaking new research has found.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found that smokers who successfully quit feel less anxious afterwards - despite a widely held belief that smoking relieves stress and giving up makes you feel more on edge.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 3 |
Countless studies demonstrate the virtues of complete smoking cessation, including a lowered risk of disease, increased life expectancy, and an improved quality of life. But health professionals acknowledge ...
Addiction Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The American Cancer Society launches its annual Great American Smokeout event Thursday as anti-smoking advocates push to reverse a slowdown in the decline of tobacco use in the United States.
Addiction Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
High cigarette prices, smoke-free air laws, marketing restrictions and other measures, all part of Brazil's strong tobacco control policies, are credited for a 50 percent reduction in smoking prevalence between ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |