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[USA] AUDIO: Americans could soon benefit from a lung cancer vaccine developed in Cuba

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, in partnership with Cuba’s Center for Molecular Immunology, will test out a much-needed lung cancer vaccine called Cimavax, developed in Cuba. Now that relations between US and Cuba are improving, the US wants to see if it
Public Radio International (PRI)
added May 13, 2015 11:58

[Australia] MacKENZIE/ROGERS: GP guide is wrong: patches and meds no better than cold turkey quitting

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)...published Supporting smoking cessation: a guide for health professionals in 2011...This preoccupation with pharmaceutically assisted quitting ignores or dismisses the value of unassisted quitting
The Conversation (au)
added May 5, 2015 13:31

Use of varenicline in smokeless tobacco cessation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

This pooled analysis suggests that varenicline is effective in achieving a seven-day point prevalence of smokeless tobacco abstinence at 12 weeks but showed that this effect was not sustained at 26 weeks.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 7, 2015 00:17

[UK] Blood test may tell you the 'best' way to quit smoking

The test measures how quickly the body metabolises nicotine “A blood test could help people choose a stop-smoking strategy that would give them the best chance of quitting,” BBC News reports. The test measures how quickly an individual breaks down nicoti
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:22

'Metabolizer Test' Might Someday Take Guesswork Out of Quitting Smoking

slower metabolizers seeking to kick the habit will probably have a better treatment experience with the aid of a nicotine patch than the quit-smoking drug varenicline (Chantix). The finding is based on the tracking of more than 1,200 smokers undergoing s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 12, 2015 13:49

[Virginia] Vaccination for nicotine addiction being developed

Virginia Tech Professor Mike Zhang is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction, making many smoking-related diseases and deaths relics of the 21st century. He was recently awarded $2.4 million by the …more
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 24, 2014 13:55

Up in Smoke? Consumer Groups Want Tougher Warnings for Pfizer’s Chantix - Pharmalot

In their petition, the groups cite fresh analyses of studies and side effect reports to argue the pill causes distinct psychiatric side effects – suicidal ideation and behavior, aggression and violence, psychosis, and depression – which should be more cl
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Oct 11, 2014 23:19

Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

* New Chantix Label Suggests Low Risk of Suicidal Behavior * Replace FDA Commissioner: Anti-Addiction Groups / the letter signed by groups including Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 24, 2014 18:07

New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

nation’s highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix.
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 27, 2014 21:37

Army judges hear convicted killer's anti-smoking drug defense

The 2008 homicide of Rick Bulmer riveted the nation’s top military appeals court Tuesday, as judges weighed the killer’s claims that he’d snapped under the influence of a potent anti-smoking drug called Chantix.
McClatchy Newspapers
added May 15, 2014 13:18
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