Nicotine Patch Shows Benefits in Mild Cognitive Impairment, Study Suggests
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01/19/2012 0 Comments Contact Our News Editors
Using a nicotine patch may help improve mild memory loss in older adults, according to a study published in the January 10, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Nicotine has been shown to improve cognitive performance in smokers who have stopped smoking and previous short-term studies with nicotine have shown attention and memory improvement in people with Alzheimer's disease.