Video: A new vaccine that could help you quit smoking

New research from the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry may help millions stick to a common resolution: quitting smoking.

Researchers at the Scripps Institute in La Jolla, California, are working on a that could put an end to the addiction.

Kim Janda, Ph.D.'s approach is to get the body's immune system to treat nicotine like a foreign invader. But getting the body to respond in the right way is a big challenge.


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Scientists design nicotine vaccine that provokes robust immune response

Journal information: Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

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