Gene therapy curbs nicotine addiction in mice

| June 29, 2012
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Forget patches: gene therapy could suppress cigarette cravings by preventing the brain from receiving nicotine. The treatment is effective in mice, but with gene therapy still not fully tested in people, human trials and treatments are a long way off.

View the original article here: Gene therapy curbs nicotine addiction in mice – New Scientist

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