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The Best Drug for Quitting Smoking Can't Shake Its Suicide Stigma

a review of the scientific literature has the exact opposite effect: one can’t help but conclude that something else is causing these people to feel like they’re losing control. The truth is difficult to pin down, and it’s made Chantix a unique case stu
added Nov 24, 2015 20:49

[Kentucky] VIDEO: How to grow an Ebola vaccine with a tobacco plant

but at this facility just outside Owensboro, Kentucky, the plants themselves have become a labor force, working around the clock to manufacture a cure for Ebola... They chose an Australian relative the American tobacco plant in a process that is quick and
added Nov 24, 2015 19:22
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URI researcher developing novel vaccine delivery system to improve nicotine vaccine effectiveness

"My laboratory at URI is developing a laser-based delivery system for a powdered vaccine to improve nicotine vaccine effectiveness," Chen said. "There is no vaccine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for smoking."
added Nov 20, 2015 18:55

Pharmacy researcher developing nicotine vaccine, novel drug

A University of Rhode Island researcher in its College of Pharmacy is developing a nicotine vaccine and accompanying drug delivery system that he believes could lead to one of the most effective methods of combating cigarette smoking and other tobacco us
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 18, 2015 14:59
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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Conclusions—Varenicline, initiated in-hospital following ACS, is efficacious for smoking cessation. Future studies are needed to establish safety in these patients.
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02
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AHA: Stop-Smoking Med Works for ACS Patients in Hospital

Starting varenicline (Chantix) during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) helps smokers quit, at least over the shorter term, the EVITA trial showed.... "We have a substantial number of our ACS patients who are smokers, and we know if we can
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2015 17:01

Smoking-cessation therapy efficacious when initiated in hospital following ACS

Treatment with the smoking-cessation agent varenicline initiated in the hospital after ACS, in conjunction with low-intensity counseling, increased smoking abstinence compared with placebo.
added Nov 10, 2015 16:05

Varenicline addresses gender gap in smoking cessation rates for women

Ordinarily, women have poorer smoking quit rates than men but a new analysis of data shows that the drug varenicline could tackle this issue.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:33

Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men

that Chantix (varenicline) helped women more than men for the first year of treatment. After a year, however, the anti-smoking medication worked equally well for both men and women. "Studies show that women have a harder time quitting smoking than men, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2015 17:27

Smoking cessation medication 46% effective in women

The most effective prescription drug used to quit smoking initially helps women more than men, according to a Yale School of Medicine study. The study, published Oct. 7 by the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, found that varenicline, marketed as Cha
added Oct 10, 2015 13:50
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