Cure For Addiction

submitted by: Recoveryroad

Is it possible to cure drug addiction through medicine. This short film experiments with that reality.

Nicotine Adiction

submitted by: alex01
Linda Dwoskin (Univerisity of Kentucky, Lexington, KY) discussed drugs currently used for nicotine addiction, including various formulations of nicotine, bupropion (Zyban@) and varenicline (Chantix@) as well as her research on novel antagonists of nicotinic receptors. According to Dwoskin a6ß2 subtype of nicotinic receptors may represent a better target for novel antagonists for smoking cessation. This is, however, not the only receptor subtype involved in nicotine addiction. Other...