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Wilf Woods | Nicotine may have some benefits

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Substance abuse is one the curses of our time.

But amid the abuses are signs that there might be useful sides, a case in point being nicotine.

Tobacco use has shortened the life of many a user. But now researchers are finding that although smoking is bad for us, smokers had less incidence of Parkinsons.

And tests of nicotine on non-human test subjects has shown benefits, although human studies have not yet been done.

But apparently nicotine has the ability…

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