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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report

A REPORT BY Hiqa has acknowledged e-cigarettes’ “success” in helping people quit smoking, but says that further study is needed into their clinical and cost-effectiveness. The assessment comes as Hiqa begin a public consultation, calling for submissions
The Journal.ie (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:12
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: E-Cigarettes Cost-Effective Way To Help Smokers Quit - Analysis

Ireland is the only country in the EU to include e-cigarettes in a state assessment of how best to help citizens give up smoking. Dublin’s Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found that more people using e-cigarettes would lead to more peopl
Press Association (uk)
added May 30, 2017 15:07
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[Ireland] Tobacco Smoking: New Study Shows Higher Oral Cancer Risk in Women

In the years 1999 to 2009, women in Ireland had more cases cases of oral cancer because of tobacco smoking. Between 1994 to 2001, there are around 2,147 people who were diagnosed with oral cancer, which means this is a big figure.
Counsel & Heal
added Jan 7, 2017 20:46
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[Ireland] Consultation - HTA of smoking cessation interventions

agreed to undertake a health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions. This work examined the clinical and cost-effectiveness of different pharmacological and behavioural therapies designed to increase the chances of smokers making s
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:04
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[Ireland] HIQA announces public consultation on first EU HTA to include e-cigarettes as an intervention for quitting smoking

has commenced a national public consultation on a health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions. This independent analysis by HIQA identifies what improvements could be made in the mix of interventions offered by the Health Service Exec
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:03
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[Ireland] HIQA finds e-cigarettes a ‘cost-effective treatment’

HIQA today (January 5) commenced a national public consultation on a draft health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions – the first of its kind in the EU to examine the cost-effectiveness of e-cigarettes.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:17
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[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers quitting - report

Greater uptake of e-cigarettes by smokers is likely to increase the number of people who successfully give up smoking, according to an independent analysis of health interventions. The “health technology assessment”, published by the Health Information a
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:51
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[Ireland] More women diagnosed with oral cancer ($$)

Oral cancer rates in Ireland rose significantly between 1999 and 2009, driven by a sharp increase in cases of the disease in women, a study has found. Incidence of the disease in Irish women rose significantly over a 16-year period beginning in 1994 at
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 7, 2017 20:47
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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Ireland] Giving up cigarettes? Vaping might not be the solution

The government is considering restricting the sale of e-cigarettes in Ireland, which, according to Vape Business Ireland would mean “that vaping products would no longer be a viable alternative to smoking”. So before you decide to vape, make sure you’re
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:10
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