May 16, 2013
Two recent preclinical studies have reported successful tests for vaccines to help overcome heroin or cocaine addiction.
For a copy of the study abstract on the heroin vaccine (published online May 6), go to: www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/05/02/1219159110.abstract. For a copy of the press release from The Scripps Research Institute, go to: www.scripps.edu/news/press/2013/20130506heroin.html.
For a copy of the study abstract on the cocaine vaccine (published online May 10), go to:www.nature.com/npp/journal/vaop/naam/abs/npp2013114a.html. For a copy of the press release from Weill Cornell Medical College, go to: www.weill.cornell.edu/news/releases/wcmc/wcmc_2013/05_10_13.shtml.
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