Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, April 8th, 2005
"Previous research investigating cognitive effects of nicotine has produced mixed findings, partly due to the use of abstaining smokers and cigarettes as a delivery system," scientists in the United States explained.
In their study, D.V. Poltavski and coauthors at the University of North Dakota "examined effects of nicotine delivered via a transdermal patch on prose memory and sustained attention in male smokers (n=25) and nonsmokers (n=22), who were randomly assigned to either a placebo or a nicotine condition."
"All groups were matched on...
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