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A Hot Souvenir From Cuba for Some Americans: Cancer Vaccine

Cimavax is a therapeutic vaccine developed not to prevent cancer, but to halt its growth and keep it from recurring in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. Developed in Cuba and available to patients there since 2011, it works by targeting a protein
New York Times
added Nov 14, 2016 14:28
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Pfizer Has a Revenue-Boosting Treatment to Help Smokers Quit

Wall Street analysts estimate that Chantix’s sales in 2016 will reach ~$0.9 billion, which would be a year-over-year (or YoY) decline of ~28%. The strong growth is mainly attributed to robust sales anticipated in the US market due to increasing demand an
Market Realist
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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New Pharmacological Agents to Aid Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Harm Reduction: What Has Been Investigated, and What Is in the Pipeline?

Many of these products are in the early stages of clinical trials; however, cytisine looks most promising in having established efficacy and safety with low cost. Electronic cigarettes have become very popular, appear to be efficacious and are safer than
CNS Drugs
added Oct 7, 2016 17:32
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[Canada] This may be exactly what smokers need to quit

Le and his team are proposing to develop a new vaccination strategy targeting the lungs, which offers an effective treatment that can sequester nicotine in the airways and limit its entry into the brain. Preliminary results show that levels of nicotine
BayToday.ca (ca)
added Sep 30, 2016 22:10
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023

Smoking cessation or nicotine de-addiction can be achieved by various modes such as nicotine replacement products, e-cigarettes, anti-depressants and nicotine receptor agonists such as Zyban (bupropion), and Chantix/Champix (varenicline). Quitting smoking
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2016 02:10
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FDA panel recommends dropping serious warning on Pfizer's Chantix

A serious warning on Pfizer Inc's quit smoking drug should be removed, 10 of 19 independent panelists to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Wednesday, after reviewing additional trial data on the controversial treatment.
Reuters
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
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FDA Panel Splits on Softening Chantix Warning

10 voted to remove the warning, four voted to modify warning language to reflect results from a recently completed postmarketing trial and five wanted the warned to stay unchanged. FDA does not have to honor the committees' vote, and a vote this close is
MedPage Today
added Sep 15, 2016 18:12
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FDA Advisory Committees Recommend to Remove Boxed Warning in Labeling for Pfizer’s Smoking Cessation Therapy, CHANTIX® (varenicline)

reviewed data from EAGLES (Evaluating Adverse Events in a Global Smoking Cessation Study) evaluating the neuropsychiatric safety of CHANTIX® (varenicline). The Committees recommended by a majority vote to remove the boxed warning regarding serious neurops
Business Wire
added Sep 15, 2016 17:52
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BRANNON / GOLDMAN: Up in Smoke / How an FDA drug warning harmed the fight against smoking.

In essence, the fear engendered by warnings of a bizarre but likely non-existent side-effect has led thousands of people to continue smoking, a substantial proportion of whom will assuredly become afflicted with emphysema, lung cancer, heart disease, or
Weekly Standard
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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BRANNON / GOLDMAN: Up in Smoke / How an FDA drug warning harmed the fight against smoking.

In essence, the fear engendered by warnings of a bizarre but likely non-existent side-effect has led thousands of people to continue smoking, a substantial proportion of whom will assuredly become afflicted with emphysema, lung cancer, heart disease, or
Weekly Standard
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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