Heroin addiction

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Hints of a heroin vaccine from Mexico

A vaccine against drug addiction is a bit of holy grail in the war on drugs--one shot, and addicts don't get a kick from the drug anymore. Perhaps even one shot, and teens will never get hooked. But

Addiction vaccines face added funding hurdles

As vaccine targets expand beyond communicable diseases, the New York Times notes that vaccines could hold promise for millions who suffer from addiction. While none have been approved, the potential

Scripps explores heroin addiction vaccine

Scripps Research Institute scientists have created a "dynamic" vaccine to treat heroin addiction. And they say they have proven its therapeutic potential in animal models. The shot targets not just