By stimulating cold and nicotine receptors, researchers successfully improved metabolism in mice, helping them to lose weight. Further studies will investigate whether the same results can be achieved in humans.
Researchers have identified specific chemical changes in the brain that drive nicotine addiction. The findings could lead to new treatments to help break the addiction.
Researchers are developing a drug that enhances the function of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. The drug could have three different applications in relieving pain, slowing memory loss in aging people and as a smoking cessation medication.
Researchers have discovered a compound from marine snails that is able to block pain by targeting a pathway not associated with opioids.
Study sheds light on how nicotine affects the brains of those with schizophrenia, and why those with the disease tend to be heavy smokers.
A new study looks at the role nicotinic acetylcholine receptors play in Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reveals tthe serotonin type 3A ICD assembles into stable pentamers in solution in the absence of the other two domains, thought to be the drivers for oligomerization.
Researchers determine how small changes in a particular region of the genome can alter nicotine consumption.