Researchers say those who use both cannabis and nicotine have greater brain connectivity that those who take one or the other. The networks of those who used both substances closely resembled those who people who took neither drug.
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.
According to a new study, nicotine reduces dorsal striatal output, underlying the urge to smoke and making it difficult to quite the addiction.
A detailed 3D structure of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors could help pave the way to developing new treatments for nicotine addiction, researchers report.
Researchers report Metformin, one of the most widely prescribed drugs for diabetes, helped reduce symptoms associated with nicotine withdrawal in animal models.
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.
Penn State researchers report nicotine withdrawal may blunt working memory and cognitive processing.
Researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with an increased risk of nicotine dependence.
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.
Compound derived from the areca nut could help people to quit smoking, a new study reports.
Decided to cut back on sugary treats? A new article considers why it might not be such a sweet idea for all.
Study sheds light on how nicotine affects the brains of those with schizophrenia, and why those with the disease tend to be heavy smokers.