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A Comparison of Three Smokeless Tobacco Dependence Measures

► Smokeless tobacco (ST) dependence scales correlate with ST use. ► None of the ST dependence scales were associated with ST abstinence. ► Dependence scale use should be guided by the scale's theoretical construct.
Science Direct
added Jun 24, 2012 11:50
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[Canada] BC smoking cessation program, Pfizer's Champix drug facing questions

Questions are being raised about the research the fired B.C. health workers were involved in, including Christy Clark's highly-touted smoking cessation program and a controversial drug named Champix.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:11
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The 4 Best Ways Proven to Help Smokers Quit

Your chances of success increase if you use medications, experts find. Three medications are licensed for use for smoking cessation in the U.S. Alone, any of them beats placebos for effectiveness, says Time magazine. Here’s a breakdown of the four appro
Yahoo! Finance
added Apr 13, 2014 11:15
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[Arizona] A nanotech fix for nicotine dependence

launched an ambitious new project, designed to attack nicotine dependence in a radically new way. The research effort, pursued under a new $3.3 million grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), will attempt to design a vaccine conferring imm
The Biodesign Institute (Arizona State University)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:59
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[Nevada] Influenza Vaccine Breakthrough Makes Use of Tobacco

Could tobacco be the next influenza vaccine breakthrough to fight the disease? If the tobacco influenza vaccine trials go as planned, it could be available in 2016. What a shocking discovery. We all know that smoking can cause heart disease, emphysema,
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:47
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[UK] Tobacco harm reduction in people with serious mental illnesses

a strong ethical case exists for the provision of harm reduction advice as one of the options offered to smokers with serious mental illnesses. Such advice, if followed, will reduce the substantial harms that these people will be affected by if they cont
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 1, 2015 16:27
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Quit-smoking drug suspected in 30 suicides in Canada

Poor data collection means there could be many more cases, experts say. But the maker of Champix says no reliable, scientific evidence fingers the drug in deaths
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:24
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Global Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-Addiction Products Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019: Research Report Now available at MarketResearchReports.Biz

Smoking de-addiction is also possible with or without assistance of healthcare professionals. The smoking cessation products market has been extensively analyzed on the basis of factors such as the products popularly used, success rate, and geographical
PR Newswire
added Apr 21, 2014 14:57
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South Florida scientists work to help smokers kick the habit

Scripps Florida is studying ways to reduce nicotine cravings, the University of Miami is working on research that could kill cancerous cells in the lungs, and Florida Atlantic University is working on ways to make vaccines safer for smokers and those imp
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Aug 6, 2013 02:38
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Fight Flu With Tobacco

Medicago, a Canadian pharmaceutical company, is testing a new idea: Coax tobacco plants into expressing the proteins to make vaccines. Last year Darpa challenged the firm to make 10 million doses in a month. Medicago succeeded, proving it can respond quic
Wired
added Mar 19, 2013 03:26
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