Brain stimulation may help smokers quit for longer

Analysis shows patients who undergo the therapy are less likely to have taken up smoking again three to six months after quitting
Reuters Health
Transcranial direct current stimulation

Non-invasive brain stimulation may improve smoking abstinence rates three to six months after patients stop smoking, according to results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.

The therapy has shown promise for helping smokers quit, but less is known about its effectiveness on long-term abstinence.