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Real-World Effectiveness of Pharmaceutical Smoking Cessation Aids: Time-Varying Effects

demonstrates that the effectiveness of some pharmacological cessation aids (the patch and varenicline...Previous failures in real-world studies of the effectiveness of smoking cessation aids may reflect differences in the products individuals use and diff
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 30, 2018 20:21
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[UK] New Oxfordshire stop smoking campaign launches tomorrow

A NEW county-wide stop smoking service will be launched in Abingdon tomorrow in time for 'Stoptober'. The Smokefreelife Oxfordshire service, which is funded by Oxfordshire County Council’s public health team, will be in Market Square with health experts
Herald Series (Newsquest) (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 13:58

[UK] Severe mental illness (SMI) and physical health inequalities: briefing

Tobacco use is a common risk factor for CHD, COPD, HF and stroke, and high smoking rates in the population with SMI may partially explain higher rates of these conditions 9. At the same time, it is also a risk factor for hypertension and cancer, and the
added Sep 28, 2018 13:50

[UK-Wales] People with severe mental illness have far worse physical health, officials warn

Public Health England (PHE) said patients with Severe Mental Illness (SMI) have a higher prevalence of obesity (1.8 times more prevalent than the general population), diabetes (1.9 times) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (2.1 times).
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 13:49
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[UK] Quit smoking challenge set

The Quit Squad are encouraging people who smoke to commit to the 28-day Stoptober challenge to help them quit using tobacco products rather than trying to go ‘cold turkey’. Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health but many sm
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 01:51

[UK] Industry groups call on World Health Organisation to change stance on vaping

Vaping advocacy groups from sixteen countries have called on the public health agency to reverse its stance that members states could ban vaping products outright as part of a tobacco control plan. Lead by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), the
City A.M. (uk)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:21

[Malaysia] Socioeconomic Differences In Smoking And Cessation Across a Period Of Rapid Economic Growth in an Upper-Middle-Income Country

This study found a trend of an increasingly higher smoking prevalence among the poor and higher cessation rates among the rich. With the exception of younger women in Peninsular Malaysia, the socioeconomic gradient in current smoking is concentrated amon
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 30, 2018 20:19

[UK] AUDIO: NICE Talks: How do we help people quit smoking?

In this episode, we chat to Martin Dockrell, Tobacco Control Programme Lead from Public Health England. We talk about the best interventions to help people quit smoking and find out the truth about e-cigarettes.
added Sep 26, 2018 16:00

Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'

Since the 1980s, life expectancy has been going up by roughly two months a year every year, as we saw fewer deaths due to smoking or heart problems. But after 2011, that rate of improvement has been slowing.
BBC Online
added Sep 26, 2018 15:59
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Lancaster professor aims to understand how genes affect smoking

Their aim is to understand how genetic variation can be used to optimize smoking cessation treatment choice using data from nine existing clinical trials with more than 5,000 smokers. The research offers unparalleled precision medicine to improve the pr
added Sep 26, 2018 00:46
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