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TSRI Scientists Design Nicotine Vaccine that Provokes Robust Immune Response

“This study provides new hope that one could make a nicotine vaccine that succeeds in clinical trials,” said Kim Janda, the Ely R. Callaway Jr. Professor of Chemistry and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at TSRI. Targeting Nicotine
added Jan 13, 2015 10:10

Health Highlights: Oct. 14, 2014: Pfizer Offers Weak Evidence for Removing Black Box Warning on Chantix: FDA

FDA briefing documents posted online Tuesday said the evidence provided by Pfizer is low quality and there is little precedent for removing a black box warning from a prescription drug, AP reported.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2014 13:54

Pfizer will ask to remove suicide warning from anti-smoking meds

FDA updated the drug's label Monday to include data from a number of recent studies that found little to no evidence of psychiatric problems or suicidal tendencies in patients taking the twice-a-day tablet. The new labeling represents a victory for Pfizer
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2014 06:32

Class-Action Suit Against Pfizer Over Anti-Smoking Drug Champix Will Proceed

PharmaLive (Engel Publishing Partners)
added Jul 30, 2013 04:30

[Canada] B.C. health ministry shut down drug review, leaked email says

The order to shut down a review came on the same day an Ontario court had certified a class action against Pfizer Canada, Champix's manufacturer, alleging the drug led to psychological side effects as severe as potential suicide. The claims have not been
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 12:30

[Czech Republic, UK] Fifty-two-week continuous abstinence rates of smokers being treated with varenicline versus nicotine replacement therapy

Smokers in the same behavioural support programme who use varenicline appear to have a greater probability of achieving long-term abstinence than those using their choice of nicotine replacement therapy options, even after adjusting for potentially confou
added May 16, 2013 09:50

Stop-Smoking Drug No Help After MI

* Bupropion was well-tolerated and seemed to be safe to use in the immediate post-MI period. However, it was not effective for smoking cessation when compared to placebo.
MedPage Today
added Jan 30, 2013 01:36

[UK] Use of varenicline for smoking cessation and risk of serious cardiovascular events: nationwide cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This cohort study found no increased risk of major cardiovascular events associated with use of varenicline compared with bupropion for smoking cessation. On the basis of the upper confidence limit, the data allowed the exclusion of a 40% increased risk
British Medical Journal
added Nov 12, 2012 12:59

Philip Morris Seeks an Edge in China ($$)

Philip Morris International Inc., which makes and markets Marlboro outside the U.S., is trying to raise its profile in that enormous Asian nation by moving beyond simple smokes. In one curious effort, it is setting out to develop flu vaccines derived from
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 1, 2012 13:55

[Canada, China] Canadian company partners up with tobacco giant in flu vaccine venture

Canadians have a hand in an unusual business venture that will use tobacco leaves to make influenza vaccines they plan to sell in China. This week, Canuck vaccine development agency Medicago Inc. shook hands with Philip Morris International Inc., the wo
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 26, 2012 18:21
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