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Smoking study personalizes treatment

A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking and which patients could do just as well, and avoid side effects, by using a ni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:34
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Achieve Announces Company Presentation at Virtual Investor Conference on November 2, 2017

committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced that Rick Stewart, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on November 2, 2017.
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:08
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Nicotine Metabolism-informed Care for Smoking Cessation: A Pilot Precision

Conclusions MIC, an NMR-based precision approach to smoking cessation, was acceptable to 90% of smokers and improved NMR-medication match rates more than 3-fold compared to GBC, even with generally high use of varenicline. These data support the feasibili
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[UK] Mental Health and Smoking Partnership Statement on Electronic Cigarettes -- Why smoking and mental health matters (PDF)

Provision of the nicotine that smokers are addicted to without the harmful components of tobacco smoke can prevent most of the harm from smoking. Varenicline (Champix) is also a highly effective treatment and can be considered as an option provided mood m
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 00:52
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[California] Camino Pharma Co-Founder Receives $10.8 Million Grant for Development of Potential Drug for Cocaine and Nicotine Addiction

to advance the preclinical development of a new class of medicine for the treatment of substance use disorders, including cocaine and nicotine addiction. "It is an exciting opportunity for Camino Pharma to join forces with SBP and UC San Diego to transl
PR Newswire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:37
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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[Australia] 'Bring us your worst smokers' – helping diehard smokers quit

"If someone needs a cigarette within half an hour of waking up each morning, it's a sign they may have this enzyme," says Renee Bittoun, who established one of the world's first quit smoking clinics at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital almost 40 years ago.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:32
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[Australia] 'I'm losing my mind, I'm going crazy, I love you both': The chilling suicide recording left by a young man to his mother - as coroner rules that anti-smoking drug contributed to his death

A Queensland coroner has declared a drug used to treat nicotine addiction contributed to the death of 22-year-old Timothy John, who committed suicide four years ago. Mr John took his own life eight days after being prescribed a course of anti-smoking dr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:49
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[Australia] 'His death still hurts': the Pfizer anti-smoking drug ruled to have contributed to suicide

An Australian coroner says Champix had a role in Timothy John’s death, which occurred after only eight days on the drug
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:15
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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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