Though nicotine patches and gums have had some success at keeping smokers from returning to the addictive drug, experimental nicotine vaccines are showing positive results. The vaccines throw up roadblocks preventing the pleasure-inducing nicotine from reaching the brain. No pleasure, no addiction.
Medical processes are often best conveyed through visuals that can simplify the concept for the average reader. Forbes magazine assigned me the task of graphically explaining the concept behind nicotine vaccines which I boiled down to three key steps and illustrated in a simple but visually appealing infographic.
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