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Anti-cocaine vaccine eats up drug ‘like a little Pac-Man’

SOURCE: http://www.wired.co.uk/ An anti-cocaine vaccine has been used successfully on non-human primates, bringing it one step closer to approval for use in human addiction therapy. The vaccine (dAd5GNE) combines elements of the common cold virus with the particle GNE, which mimics cocaine. The vaccine works by preventing the dopamine high associated with taking cocaine. “The […]