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[Asia, Israel, USA] Clearing the air

ISRAEL’S FIRST Lady Nechama Rivlin, a former chronic smoker, disclosed last year in an interview that she suffers from pulmonary fibrosis...Buadana, who is involved in the pulmonary diseases institute’s clinic for smoking cessation, explained that learni
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 14, 2015 17:54

[USA] FDA decides to KEEP suicide warning on packaging for anti-smoking drug Chantix...and now warns it 'can change the way people react to alcohol'

The FDA is keeping a bold-letter warning on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior and other psychiatric side effects
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:10

FDA keeps boxed warning about suicide on Chantix

is keeping a bold-letter warning on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior and other psychiatric side effects, after reviewing company findings suggesting the drug does not increase those problems. The twice-a-day tablet has carried th
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 10, 2015 11:06

Extended pre-cessation bupropion helps smokers quit

Extended pre-quit bupropion is associated with reduced smoking behavior during the pre-quit period and improved short-term abstinence rates, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 8, 2015 17:09

Tobacco Takes Hits from Comedian, Supermarket Chain

Antismoking advocates have much to celebrate. Recently, a regional supermarket chain ceased tobacco sales, a new study affirmed the effectiveness of a smoking-cessation drug, and tobacco manufacturers were the targets of a popular comedian’s wrath.
Pharmacy Times
added Feb 23, 2015 21:46

[Indiana] Beware tobacco addiction in all forms

Dr. Abdul Ghani, a cardiologist at Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, says more research is needed. "There isn't much established research, but there is a lot of ongoing investigation," he says. "This is no research on long-term use, and t
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Feb 21, 2015 22:14
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Effect of varenicline on smoking cessation through smoking reduction: a randomized clinical trial.

Varenicline offers a treatment option for smokers whose needs are not addressed by clinical guidelines recommending abrupt smoking cessation.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:31

Chantix Linked to Higher Quit Rates in Certain Smokers: Study

"The main contribution of this study is that it demonstrates that for patients who are not ready to quit right away, the use of Chantix could be helpful in getting them to cut down, and then, eventually, to making a quit attempt," said Dr. Michael Siegel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 18, 2015 11:53

Use of stop-smoking medications in the United States before and after the introduction of varenicline

The demographic profile of varenicline users is similar to the profile of those who use other stop-smoking medications and different from the profile of those who attempt to quit without any medication.
added Feb 18, 2015 11:49

Effect of Varenicline on Smoking Cessation Through Smoking Reduction A Randomized Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among cigarette smokers not willing or able to quit within the next month but willing to reduce cigarette consumption and make a quit attempt at 3 months, use of varenicline for 24 weeks compared with placebo significantly increased smoking cessation rate
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Feb 17, 2015 11:56
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