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Subject:  Re: I cannot be bothered Date:  4/20/2004  9:56 PM
Author:  delighted Number:  876 of 948

Cutting back on drinking could be helped by slapping on an 'alcohol patch', say US researchers who are planning trials of a drug to combat alcohol cravings.

The skin patch was originally developed to help people quit smoking. But one of the drugs it contains, mecamylamine, appears to curb the desire for alcohol as well as that for tobacco.

http://www.nature.com/nsu/040419/040419-2.html

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