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Effects of varenicline on cognitive function in non-smokers with schizophrenia

smoking may improve while tobacco abstinence worsens cognition in SZ. Thus, nAChR-based treatments remediating cognitive deficits are warranted. Varenicline, a nAChR partial agonist, is the most effective smoking cessation medication in SZ, and may have
Schizophrenia research
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smoking cessation programs benefit patients prior to joint replacements

The researchers recommend that orthopaedic surgeons consider implementing smoking cessation programs, which may lead to better outcomes for this higher-risk patient population and reductions in health care costs. Their findings were presented March 16, 2
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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SKLAROFF, GODSHALL, GAMBESCIA: Vaping isn't smoking, it's a disease prevention method

And, as the new Administration pledges to slash many harmful regulations, it should include the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent vapor product regulation, which was touted as another important measure to protect children from Big Tobacco and n
The Hill
added Mar 17, 2017 22:44
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Smoking Cessation Drug May Boost Cognition in Schizophrenia

The smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer) appears to enhance cognition in nonsmoking individuals with and those without schizophrenia, new research indicates. The results also showed that the drug reduced the cognitive impairment typicall
Medical Tribune
added Mar 17, 2017 16:54
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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51
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Tobacco cessation and household spending on non-tobacco goods: results from the US Consumer Expenditure Surveys

Households that quit tobacco spend less in areas that enable or complement their tobacco cessation, most of which may be motivated by financial strain. The most robust association between tobacco cessation and spending was the significantly lower spendin
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
Law360
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46
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Smoking Cessation Programs Benefit Patients Prior to Joint Replacements

Smokers who needed a hip or knee replacement experienced better surgical outcomes and fewer adverse events including hospital readmissions, surgical site infections and blood clots if they were enrolled in a smoking cessation program prior to surgery, ac
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2017 18:29
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[UK] 'There is NO difference between vaping and smoking' - the small print that could invalidate all your insurance

Vapers may have kicked the habit, but they risk invalidating their insurance policies. When you apply for many insurance policies, like health insurance or life insurance, you’ll be asked whether you’re a smoker or not. Understandably if you’ve ditche
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:12
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[North Dakota] Houses passes bill to defund BreatheND

Nearly the last step was taken by the North Dakota House on Tuesday to defund BreatheND, the state's tobacco prevention and control agency created by an initiated measure in 2008. Senate Bill 2024 passed on a 63-29 vote after more than 40 minutes of deb
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 15, 2017 23:28
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