Nicotine may help improve symptoms of depression, say US researchers, but they add that that's no reason to smoke.
Smoking still not worth it
But, the researchers cautioned, this does not mean that people with depression should smoke or use a nicotine patch. Smoking is the number one cause of death in the United States, and the addictive hazards of nicotine far outweigh its potential benefits in depression, they said.
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