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Nicotine Vaccine Could Help Smokers Kick the Habit

By Brent McCluskey

The vaccine deprives the brain of nicotine, thereby eliminating the high caused by tobacco. MORE  

Will a Cocaine Vaccine Keep Addicts from Using?

By John Lavitt

Human testing to begin for a new vaccine designed to trigger the immune system to create antibodies against cocaine MORE  

Morning Roundup April 10th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Pot users are more likely to abuse Rx drugs, celebrities ask Obama to change drug policy, and an American Airlines pilot is charged with attempted drunk flying. MORE  

Alcoholism Vaccine Is in the Works

By McCarton Ackerman

The "vaccine" would induce hangover symptoms after just one sip of alcohol. But is it just another quick fix? MORE  

Can a Pill Cure Gambling Addiction?

By McCarton Ackerman

Problem gamblers will be the subject of an upcoming trial of the "anti-addiction" drug Naltrexone. MORE  

Can a Vaccine "Cure" Addiction?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell is opposed to addiction vaccines, believing that there's no magic cure. MORE  

Will Trial Vaccine Slay Meth Dragon?

By Walter Armstrong

Breathless headlines greet each new experimental addiction "vaccine." But such efforts face tougher obstacles than many realize. MORE  

Early-Stage Meth Vaccine Shows Promise

By Valerie Tejeda

Rat trials indicate that an experimental vaccine can block the high of methamphetamine.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 2, 2012

By The Fix staff

Amsterdam's "coffee" shops won't close to tourists, Mexican cartels enslave radio engineers, and a woman reportedly "shot dead" was just a drunk zombie. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 28, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Nicotine vaccine could take the pleasure out of smoking, no bath salts found in face-eater test, and Coke and Pepsi may contain traces of alcohol. MORE  

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