February 27, 2010

Quitting’s A Drag

1 Kicking the Cigarette Habit Just Got Easier

The Nicotrol Inhaler, a new smoking cessation therapy developed by scientists at the Duke University Center for Nicotine and Smoking Cessation Research, gives smokers who want to quit something that no other replacement therapy provides — the ability to inhale. Other therapies deliver medicine to smokers’ lungs by a variety of methods, but only the Nicotrol Inhaler gives them the sensation of actually smoking. Said Jed Rose, Ph.D, and director of the Center, "We wanted to replicate the experience of smoking without incurring the dangers associated with cigarettes, and we wanted to do so more effectively than the nicotine replacement therapies currently on the market.” Studies show that the new technique successfully reduced smokers’ cravings.

More at EurekAlert.org | Posted 8 years ago by Melody Lesser

Previously: Cold Turkey Best for Kicking the Habit

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