Heavy smokers cut down or quit after magnetic brain stimulation, study finds

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Nov 14 2013

More than a third of those treated with high frequency magnetic pulses stopped smoking for at least six months, researchers say.
The study raises hopes that magnetic stimulation might offer an effective alternative for those who want to give up but have so far failed. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian
Heavy smokers who regularly puffed more than a packet of cigarettes a day cut down or quit for six months after their brains were stimulated with magnets, researchers say.

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