Quitting smoking 'harder for women'

Study shows male and female brains respond differently to nicotine, prompting treatment rethink.

    A new study has shown that male and female brains respond differently to nicotine, which makes it harder for women to quit smoking.

    This has prompted scientists to rethink treatment programmes to help women kick the habit.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler finds out just how they plan to do this.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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