Could nicotine patches help Alzheimer’s patients?

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In one study, Harvard and University of Massachusetts researchers recruited 787 adults who had recently quit smoking. At the outset, the participants were asked what, if any, aids they had used to help them kick the habit, including nicotine replacement therapy (such as patches, gum and inhalers), got advice from a doctor, or joined a smoking-cessation program. The researchers then followed the subjects over a period of five years to see who resumed smoking.

The findings, published in the journal Tobacco Control, revealed that one-third of those who quit eventually succumbed to their old vice. What’s more, there was no significant difference in the relapse rate among people who used nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) and those who didn’t.

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