Researchers have developed more than a dozen new potential drug candidates they believe have the potential to curb smoking addiction by slowing how nicotine is broken down in the body.
New research indicates mental illness could make the brain more susceptible to smoking and nicotine addiction.
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.
The way zebrafish respond to repeated exposure and withdrawal from nicotine mirrors more complex human responses during withdrawal.
Stress, boredom, and more free time may account for the rise in cigarette consumption in smokers during the COVID pandemic.
Mouse study reveals neonatal nicotine exposure primes the ventral tegmental area, making the animals more susceptible to the effects of nicotine when exposed again later in life.
Study sheds light on how nicotine affects the brains of those with schizophrenia, and why those with the disease tend to be heavy smokers.
Was your New Year's resolution to ditch a bad habit? Researchers explore the best ways to curb your withdrawal and explain why relapse isn't always such a bad thing.
Researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with an increased risk of nicotine dependence.
According to a new study, nicotine reduces dorsal striatal output, underlying the urge to smoke and making it difficult to quite the addiction.