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Stop-smoking

31 January 2011

New paths to quit smoking

Scientists have pinpointed a source of nicotine craving in the brain, opening up a new path towards drug treatments to help smokers kick their habit, according to a new study.

Scientists have pinpointed a source of nicotine craving in the brain, opening up a new path towards drug treatments to help smokers kick their habit, according to a new study.

The gene controls a receptor an entry point on the surface of brain cells which responds to nicotine molecules.

 

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