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[Switzerland] People with Epilepsy are more likely to be Smokers, Study Suggests

There is a strong correlation between epilepsy and smoking according to a study of people living in French-speaking Switzerland. Although it has yet to be established whether or not epilepsy actually causes smoking, there appears to be a genetic link bet
Epilepsy Research UK (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:35

[Florida] Split Decision: Philip Morris Hit for $1.5M, but RJR Cleared in Trial Over Fatal Cancer

A Florida jury Tuesday found nicotine addiction and Philip Morris cigarettes caused a 40-year smoker's fatal cancer and awarded her widower $1.5 million in compensatory damages. But, it rejected any punitive payout and cleared R.J. Reynolds of liability.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 21, 2016 13:43

Chronos Therapeutics Acquires Pre-clinical Programmes From Shire

There are a number of addictive behaviours that represent significant unmet medical needs and require novel treatments. Chronos is targeting binge eating, alcohol and nicotine addictions.
PR Newswire
added Jul 21, 2016 04:25

HERNANDEZ: Why The Florida Supreme Court Shouldn't Undo Daubert

There have also been significant and noteworthy trial court orders addressing Daubert...judge entirely excluded an addiction expert in a tobacco litigation matter. See Wendel v. R.J. Reynolds...finding the expert was unqualified to opine on nicotine addic
added Jul 16, 2016 01:43

Could the secret to quitting drinking or smoking be an implant in the brain that controls cravings?

Scientists are trialling the pioneering technique which involves implanting a tiny, programmable device into the brain. The implant targets the part of the brain responsible for controlling cravings and also helps to reduce levels of stress, which can w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 15, 2016 03:08

[Florida] Smoker Who Died from Cancer Driven by Addiction, Says Doctor in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

A pulmonologist who treated a woman who smoked up to two packs of cigarettes a day for 40 years testified he would consider such a smoker, “by definition,” addicted to nicotine, as trial over the woman's fatal cancer continued against the nation’s largest
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:31

[Africa, Kenya] The troubles of tobacco smoke addiction

Again, there are no statistics in Kenya to show the number of deaths directly linked to smoking. But in Joel’s mind there is no doubt that thousands, if not millions, of Kenyan lives are lost...At the Smoking Cessation Clinic, the programme to quit smokin
The Standard (ke)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:24

Global Smoking Addiction Therapeutics Pipeline Report 2016 - Review of 15 Companies & Drug Profiles - Research and Markets

Our latest report Smoking Addiction - Pipeline Review, H1 2016, outlays comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Smoking Addiction, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of
Business Wire
added Jul 13, 2016 16:09

The case for the WHO Advisory Note, Global Nicotine Reduction Strategy

examine the potential feasibility of reduced nicotine content cigarettes as an approach to tobacco control, and to describe the context in which this approach could be considered. This approach is bold, but worth serious consideration. Why? Because the to
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2016 15:57

[California] Skyrocketing teen vaping could reverse progress in tobacco reduction

Experimentation with e-cigarettes could become nicotine addiction for youth who have never used any other tobacco products, USC study suggests
University of Southern California (USC)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:43
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