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[Virginia] Vaccination for nicotine addiction being developed

Virginia Tech Professor Mike Zhang is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction, making many smoking-related diseases and deaths relics of the 21st century. He was recently awarded $2.4 million by the …more
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 24, 2014 13:55

Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

* New Chantix Label Suggests Low Risk of Suicidal Behavior * Replace FDA Commissioner: Anti-Addiction Groups / the letter signed by groups including Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 24, 2014 18:07

APhA to FDA: More research needed on e-cigarettes

support regulation of nicotine delivery products and note the established toxicity and addictive properties of nicotine in the human body, regardless of delivery mechanism, the lack of information on the safety of inhaled nonsterile vapor laced with nicot
American Pharmacists Association
added Sep 4, 2014 11:15

A Molecular Basis for Nicotine as a Gateway Drug

Both opponents and proponents of legalization have distorted what science does and does not tell us — and both sides have overlooked the importance of nicotine as a gateway drug. Epidemiologic studies have shown that nicotine use is a gateway to the use o
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Sep 4, 2014 09:50

Nicotine Tob Res Advance Access for August 28, 2014 Inbox x

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2014 04:25

Pinney Associates, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Bethea (Annie) Kleykamp, Science Writer and Expert in Pharmacology and Drug-Dependence

Her graduate and postdoctoral research focused on the effects of drugs (e.g., nicotine/tobacco, alcohol, sedative-hypnotics, opioids) on cognitive performance in healthy and drug-dependent participants. Dr. Kleykamp has also received training in the study
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:57

[Washington] WSU team studying hookah addiction

WSU is still seeking participants. Volunteers must have smoked a hookah three or more times a week for the last two years and be willing to visit the lab twice weekly for 20 minutes. It’s worked with cigarette smokers, drug addicts and children who stutt
The Spokesman-Review
added Aug 4, 2014 11:30

[Asia, India] Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) — Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts here urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:41

[UK] E-cigarettes should be banned in public because they 'normalise' smoking, says leading doctor

Surgeon Ram Moorthy urged so-called 'vaping' to be banned in the same places that smoking is prohibited. Mr Moorthy, deputy chair of the British Medical Association board of science, is due to present a motion to the union’s annual representative meeting
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 25, 2014 09:59

[Asia, India] Artistes depict tobacco addict's life

Known for promoting Indian classical dances forms, Pracheen Kala Kendra, and The Engine Room ,an ensemble of modern and contemporary dancers, teamed up to present theme-based choreographies on World No Tobacco Day at Tagore Theatre here on Saturday.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:20
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