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Molecule is key to nicotine addiction

...gene to create mice hypersensitive to nicotine, pointing to a single molecule partly to blame for nicotine's addictive allure. The genetically...tripped up by the tiniest exposure to nicotine - 50 times less than the level of nicotine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/05/liv_433493.shtml
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FDA rules nicotine-spiked lollipops, lip balm illegal

...he gave them lollipops spiked with nicotine - a way to satisfy their cravings without...illegal Wednesday, saying the type of nicotine druggists were adding had not been tested...arguing they could hook children on nicotine and possibly lead them to take up cigarettes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/15/tec_338687.shtml
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Another possible hazard caused by nicotine

...Scientists are warning that smokers using nicotine patches and gum in efforts to quit may face another problem - a nicotine byproduct that could be hazardous...levels could be dangerously elevated by nicotine supplements. The study is published...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/10/tec_337782.shtml
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Nicotine's effects on babies called serious

...than cocaine during pregnancy and that nicotine causes more fetal brain damage than cocaine...public debate. "We haven't done with nicotine what's been done with crack-baby...Theodore Slotkin. His study, Fetal Nicotine or Cocaine Exposure: Which is Worse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/03/tec_230121.shtml
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Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

...CHICAGO -- Blacks appear to absorb more nicotine per cigarette than smokers of other races...researchers say. Why blacks seem to get more nicotine from cigarettes isn't clear. Researchers...in the way blacks and whites process nicotine, differences in smoking habits between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/08/ent_232797.shtml
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Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

...CHICAGO -- Blacks appear to absorb more nicotine per cigarette than smokers of other races...researchers say. Why blacks seem to get more nicotine from cigarettes isn't clear. Researchers...in the way blacks and whites process nicotine, differences in smoking habits between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/08/tec_232857.shtml
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Study: combination nicotine therapy works best to quit smoking

...LONDON -- Smokers who used a combination of a nicotine patch and nasal spray doubled their chances...program to help them quit. All were given nicotine patches, while half were given nicotine nasal spray and half a placebo spray. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/29/tec_251733.shtml
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Inhaler provides nicotine without smoking

...Administration approved the first smokeless nicotine inhaler Monday. The Nicotrol Inhaler...prescription only, allows smokers to suck nicotine through a plastic tube, letting the...Currently, would-be quitters can buy nicotine patches or chewing gum over the counter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/06/tec_207852.shtml
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Researchers find helpful nicotine byproduct

Imagine a nicotine product that improves memory and protects...Georgia have found that cotinine - a nicotine byproduct - could be effective in protecting...1980s, Dr. Buccafusco first studied nicotine's benefits, finding that the alkaline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/12/met_390896.shtml
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Resolve complements nicotine-blocker

...in part because it partially ties up nicotine receptors in the reward areas of the...College of Pharmacy. Smoking works by nicotine activating neurons in the reward area...irritability, depression and sleep problems. Nicotine replacement therapy, such as the patch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2009-11-19/resolve-complements-nicotine
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