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[UK] Type 2 diabetes drug could be used to treat nicotine withdrawal for people trying to quit smoking

A study on mice led by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that metformin, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, could block symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, especially cravings. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:50
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[UK-Scotland] SCOTT: Time to help employees stub it out

While Scotland blazed a trail in the UK in terms of anti-smoking legislation, the negative impact on its finances remain sizeable. According to ASH Scotland, the NHS spends £271million per year on smoking-attributable disease while productivity losses du
Energy Voice (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:59
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Government and public health responses to e-cigarettes in New Zealand: vapers’perspectives [FREE FULL TEXT]

Vapers’experience and observations form a popular or lay epidemiology––one that identified thate-cigarettes were helping people stop smoking and could thus deliver public health benefits. Public healthresearchers and workers, and government fears about va
Harm Reduction Journal
added Apr 10, 2018 16:04
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Common diabetes drug may also help with nicotine withdrawal

investigators say metformin, an inexpensive drug commonly used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes, appears to block symptoms of nicotine withdrawal in rodents. Sangwon Kim, Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Division of Endoc
ScienceDaily
added Apr 9, 2018 15:36
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Companies more willing to give their smokers a kick in the butts

Instead of letting employees light up as usual, Japanese companies are getting creative in encouraging their smokers to kick the habit, with some even introducing total bans or extra paid holidays for nonsmokers. Indeed, more companies are not only chan
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:03
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JPM, Amazon, Berkshire will use data to improve healthcare

Dimon wrote. He also pointed to better programs to decrease rates of obesity and smoking, which contribute to chronic disease like cancer, stroke and heart disease
Reuters
added Apr 6, 2018 18:54
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[Asia, India] ‘QuitLine’ on cigarette packs helps quit smoking

Along with the QuitLine, a helpline number to quit smoking, the government has asked the tobacco manufactures to put two set of pictorial warnings.
Asian Age (in)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:03
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[UK] South Yorkshire firefighters support smokers in quitting campaign

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue (SYFR) is working in partnership with South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust, to provide a meeting group once a week at Adwick station to help support residents who feel that the time has come to take that step to a heal
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:52
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Seeing new opportunities to help smokers quit: A UK national survey of optometrist delivered smoking cessation behavioural support interventions

Substantial gaps exist in UK optometrists’ current smoking cessation training and practice. Evidence-based training resources are needed to support the implementation of smoking cessation interventions into routine optometry practice.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:37
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products to carry ‘Quitline’ number

Replacing the existing images on tobacco products, the Union Health Ministry has now released a new set of pictorial health warnings that are to be displayed on both sides of packets of cigarettes, bidis, and chewing tobacco with effect from September 1,
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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