A vaccine could help you quit smoking

Posted in Medicine on 10th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

To help those trying to quit, scientists came up with the idea of a nicotine vaccine that can train a smokers body to attack nicotine molecules before they reach the brain.

Blood test to help smokers 'find best way to quit'

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

A blood test could help people choose a stop-smoking strategy that would give them the best chance of quitting, research in a Lancet journal suggests.

Quitting Smoking Relieves More Stress than Nicotine

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Heavy smokers have been shown to be less stressed after quitting than when getting their nicotine fix, according to a recent study.

Region of brain responsible for nicotine withdrawal symptoms identified

Posted in Medicine on 16th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

UMMS neuroscientist points at new target to help smokers quit.

Magnetic fields 'help smokers quit'

Posted in Medicine on 14th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Using magnetic fields to alter brain activity may help some people quit smoking, according to an early study.