Archive: 10/9/2006

Drug may help women stop smoking

Adding the opiate blocker naltrexone to the combination of behavioral therapy and nicotine patches boosted smoking cessation rates for women by almost 50 percent when assessed after eight weeks of treatment, but made no difference ...

dateOct 09, 2006 in Medications
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Naked mole-rat unfazed by oxidative stress

The long-lived naked mole-rat shows much higher levels of oxidative stress and damage and less robust repair mechanisms than the short-lived mouse, findings that could change the oxidative stress theory of aging.

dateOct 09, 2006 in Medical research
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