Hope for Quitters? Scientists Devise a New Nicotine Vaccine


From TIME: Researchers are getting closer to developing a vaccine that could help protect people from the addictiveness of nicotine.

The novel vaccine, which has so far been tested only in mice, prompts the body to manufacture an antibody that is attracted to nicotine. The antibodies patrol the bloodstream, soaking up the chemical and preventing it from reaching receptors in the reward centers of the brain, thereby countering the pleasure and addictiveness of smoking.
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