This book reviews the current scientific understanding of the safety a nd toxicity of nicotine. The discussion ranges from chemistry, through animal and human experimental research, to the results of large clini cal trials. Among the topics covered are cardiovascular disease, cance r, reproductive toxicity (including fetal toxicity and Sudden Infant D eath Syndrome), behavioral toxicity (including abuse liability and add iction to nicotine medication) and gastrointestinal disease. Finally, the risks and benefits of nicotine ...

Nicotine Safety and Toxicity 1998, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195114966