Smokers' metabolisms may suggest which quitting aid is best for them

January 12, 2015 8:05 AM

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Although smoking rates have fallen considerably in the US since the 1960s, when smoking was at its peak, there are currently 42 million Americans who smoke - including teenagers and young adults.

About 6 million people die every year from smoking-related diseases worldwide. Globally, $200 billion is spent annually on tobacco-related health care costs. What is more, nearly 70% of smokers who attempt to quit fail within their first week. As such, there is a great demand for scientists to provi...

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