Meth Vaccine Can Help Fight Addiction

Meth Vaccine Can Help Fight Addiction

Article Date: 02 Nov 2012


A methamphetamine vaccine, successfully tested on animals, could be the first specific treatment for people with meth addiction.

The finding, published in the journalBiological Psychiatry, came from a team at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) after giving meth to animals that were vaccinated with the drug and not seeing any typical signs of meth intoxication in them.

Meth (methamphetamine) is a highly addictive drug, affecting approximately 25 million people globally. If this vaccine is tested and proven successful in humans too, it will give people with meth addiction a hopeful future. Read More…

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