Non-Profit Trusted Source of Non-Commercial Health Information
The Original Voice of the American Academy of Anti-Aging, Preventative, and Regenerative Medicine
logo logo
Attention Deficit Disorder - ADD- ADHD

Nicotine - a wonder drug?

15 years, 6 months ago

2245  0
Posted on Feb 12, 2004, 11 a.m. By Bill Freeman

A DRUG now undergoing testing may have an extraordinary range of applications, if it lives up to expectations. There is evidence that it can lower the risk of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), soothe an irritable bowel, help people with an underactive thyroid, reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia and reverse memory loss in the elderly.

A DRUG now undergoing testing may have an extraordinary range of applications, if it lives up to expectations. There is evidence that it can lower the risk of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), soothe an irritable bowel, help people with an underactive thyroid, reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia and reverse memory loss in the elderly. However, this is not some new wonder drug - it is nicotine. What is new is that this bad, addictive drug is being given a medical makeover.

Source: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,8123-942366,00.html



[Editor: The preceding article was not written by A4M/WHN]

Subscribe to our Newsletter

WorldHealth Videos

WorldHealth Sponsors