E-cigarettes less harmful

Professor David Nutt says let’s get an understanding that E-cigarettes are indeed less harmful than smoking real cigarettes: “I believe that e-cigarettes have huge potential to save lives by providing an alternative to smoking. Yet this can only be realised if we address negative harm perceptions and communicate honestly with the public. Ongoing research canContinue reading “E-cigarettes less harmful”

Could a brain implant cure addiction?

A neurosurgeon in New Zealand is pioneering a new technique that promises to rid craving for alcohol and drugs¬† – And bizarrely enough allows you to drink again? The idea behind the device is that some people with addiction issues maybe experiencing “Hypofrontality’ which in a nut-shell is linked to impulse control.¬† So when someoneContinue reading “Could a brain implant cure addiction?”