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[UK, UK-Wales] Increase in people quitting smoking in Wales

Welsh Government statistics show nearly 15,000 people in Wales were treated by the NHS Wales’ Help Me Quit service,... Increasingly smokers are using walk-in services available through community pharmacies, which are a growing part of the highly effectiv
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:24

CONLEY: Don’t let fearmongering guide vaping debate

With use of all tobacco products by teens falling sharply and increasing evidence that e-cigarettes — especially flavored ones — actually help incentivize adult smokers to quit, it is important that we not let fearmongering and misinformation guide the pu
USA Today
added Aug 29, 2018 23:46

BENTLEY: E-cigarette tariffs are a threat to public health

There are around 10,000 vape shops in the U.S. These stores are achieving something that FDA and anti-smoking groups never have–make quitting smoking enjoyable. As FDA itself has acknowledged, nicotine is not the problem but the harmful smoke from cigare
The Hill
added Aug 29, 2018 23:40
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[UK] More people in Dorset are finding it difficult to give up smoking

Figures released by NHS Digital show that just over one third (38 per cent) of smokers living in the Dorset County Council area who pledged to give up smoking managed to do so. This ranks as having the 15th lowest rate of people successfully quitting sm
Dorset Echo (This is Dorset) (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:22

AHA: This Single Dad Kicked 30-Year Tobacco Habit for His Son

in 2010, he kicked the habit -- cold turkey. "I wanted to live to see Zeph graduate high school, graduate college, get married -- all the things a father wants for his son," Jaramillo said. Tobacco use is a known risk factor for heart disease. So is a f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 29, 2018 06:49

Efficacy of Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation in Adolescent Smokers: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

The current meta-analysis suggests that pharmacotherapy can be considered as an aid for smoking cessation in the short-term period among adolescent smokers. However, further large RCTs are warranted to determine its long-term efficacy and safety.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 28, 2018 18:37

[UK] Two thirds of smokers in Hartlepool using support services failing to quit

Just a third of the people using the NHS Stop Smoking Service in Hartlepool managed to quit, according to the latest figures. In the 12 months from April 2017 to March this year, 1,228 people in Hartlepool signed up with the NHS Stop Smoking Service and s
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:38

Researchers develop potential drugs to help curb smoking

Washington State University researchers have created more than a dozen candidate drugs with the potential to curb smokers' desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body. The researchers hope the substances can help people reduce their c
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 28, 2018 14:23
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Identification of the 4-Position of 3-Alkynyl and 3-Heteroaromatic Substituted Pyridine Methanamines as a Key Modification Site Eliciting Increased Potency and Enhanced Selectivity for Cytochrome P-450 2A6 Inhibition

Top compounds (i.e., 6i, IC50 = 0.017 mM, >120 min half-life) are poised for further development as treatments for smoking and tobacco use cessation.
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
added Aug 28, 2018 14:21

Novel Mineral-Vitamin Treatment for Reduction in Cigarette Smoking: A Fully-Blinded Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial

Treatments that are safe, effective, relatively inexpensive, and readily available are needed and micronutrient supplements offer one such possible alternative.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:04
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