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Effects of Nicotine Patch vs Varenicline vs Combination Nicotine Replacement Therapy on Smoking Cessation at 26 Weeks / A Randomized Clinical Trial

Among adults motivated to quit smoking, 12 weeks of open-label treatment with nicotine patch, varenicline, or C-NRT produced no significant differences in biochemically confirmed rates of smoking abstinence at 26 weeks. The results raise questions about t
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 28, 2016 15:08
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Varenicline helps smokers with stable depression

Varenicline successfully promoted durable smoking cessation without exacerbating depression or anxiety in a randomized, phase IV, industry -funded study of patients with stably treated major depressive disorder.
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 10, 2015 16:02
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Quit-Smoking Products Won't Harm the Heart, Review Finds

But patients should not keep smoking while on nicotine-replacement therapy, experts warn
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 10, 2013 17:30
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Smoking-cessation drug linked to violence

Q: My husband's best friend, another soldier, started taking Chantix on Wednesday to quit smoking. Sometime Sunday evening or early Monday morning, he murdered a 17-year-old recruit and shot himself in the head afterward.
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 28, 2013 19:06
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Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

A new study reveals that two-thirds of middle aged smokers who have been hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction resume smoking within twelve months, despite being treated with bupropion (sold as Zyban), which is prescribed to help
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 5, 2013 10:53
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[Denmark, Tanzania] Smoking leads to false negatives in TB test

A recent study conducted in Tanzania and Denmark found that cigarette smoking caused false negative and indeterminate interferon gamma release assay results for tuberculosis testing.
Vaccine News
added Dec 29, 2012 12:59
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Smoking-cessation rule that binds insurers is not clear to consumers, study finds

"We were taken aback at the extent to which the policies were rife with confusing language, conflicting coverage and gaps in coverage," says Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, an advocacy group that commissioned the study.
Washington Post
added Dec 18, 2012 04:20
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Nicotine addiction: An interview with Dr. Crystal

News-Medical.net
added Jul 3, 2012 14:01
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An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is “a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research,” say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine. Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:23
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Researchers warn of hazards of smoking and need for wider use of varenicline to quit

reassure clinicians and their patients that varenicline, whose brand name is Chantix, is a safe and effective way to achieve smoking cessation and that failure to use this drug has caused preventable heart attacks and deaths from cardiovascular disease.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:17
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