A recent study published in the Journal of Toxicology has found that nicotine, the infamous component found in tobacco products could play a vital role in the prevention of obesity, which in turn prevents brain contraction, And can also protect against the attack of Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders.
Related to various types of cancer, heart disease and respiratory problems, smoking is known to be one of the greatest villains, causing the death of millions in our time. Dr. Ursula Winzer-Serhan, principal investigator at Texas A & M University, said there is no room for misunderstanding. "I want to make it very clear that we are not encouraging people to smoke. Smoking so many health problems that any possible benefit of nicotine would be more than useless. "
However, this research found that nicotine consumed separately from tobacco, improves brain function and protects against cognitive impairment, stating that "smoking is only a possible (and worst) drug route of administration, and our work Shows that we should not completely rule out nicotine. "
She continued her argument by pointing out that although these results are very convincing, large-scale clinical trials are required before suggesting nicotine as a treatment, adding that the addictive substance has not been shown to be completely safe, and that as such it is not Considers this for adolescents and children.