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2013-12-16 12:10:42

Nicotine, the major addictive substance in cigarette smoke, contributes to smokers' higher risk of developing atherosclerosis, the primary cause of heart attacks.

2013-08-20 23:21:18

ChanTest, a Contract Research Organization and world leader in ion channel drug safety and discovery, announces initiation of a project funded by the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)

2011-09-12 12:07:14

For the first time, USC scientists have mapped out a neuroreceptor.

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2011-08-19 10:00:08

Researchers have collaborated to generate new knowledge about an important part of the brain’s complex communication system.

2011-06-30 18:18:41

If you think nicotine receptors are only important to smokers trying to kick the tobacco habit, think again.

2011-06-22 10:19:00

QUEBEC CITY, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of nicotinic receptor agonists for the treatment of asthma and other inflammatory diseases, announced today that CEO Martin Driscoll will be presenting at the 2011 BIO Business Forum during the annual BIO International Convention.

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2011-06-10 05:31:00

A team of scientists led by Yale School of Medicine has discovered a brain mechanism that explains how nicotine suppresses appetite – findings that could someday help develop medications to help people quit smoking without gaining weight.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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