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Smoking cessation pill no better than nicotine patches or lozenges

Smoking cessation pills aren’t any better than nicotine patches or lozenges at helping people successfully quit, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers gave more than 1,000 smokers counseling to help them quit and randomly assigned them to receive three mon
Reuters
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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No Clear Winner Seen Among Stop-Smoking Aids in Study

Results of the three approaches did not differ significantly at either six months or a year, the investigators found. At six months, the quit rate was 23 percent for the patch, 24 percent for Chantix, and 27 percent for the combination of patch and lozen
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2016 17:48
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[Australia] Anti-smoking drug potential link to suicide

An anti-smoking drug has become the focus of forensic scientists in Victoria, as concerns emerge regarding its potential link to suicide. The decision to look into the drug, commercially known as Champix, came directly from Victorian coroner Jacqui Hawk
Neos Kosmos (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:54
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market to be Worth US$20.8 bn by 2023: Transparency Market Research

The first line treatment for smoking cessation comprises either nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products or drug therapy. However, recently people willing to quit smoking are also seen preferring e-cigarettes instead of NRT and drugs. E-cigarettes pro
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2016 05:53
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[New Zealand] A jab to stop cravings for alcohol, cigarettes and junk food

Scientists from Imperial College London believe using the hormones glucagon-like peptide-1 and ghrelin, which have been proved to stave off hunger pangs, they may be able to control the parts of the brain linked to addiction and stress.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:39
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1 in 10 Medicaid Recipients Gets Drugs to Quit Smoking

Under the Affordable Care Act, state Medicaid programs must cover at least... But even if people on Medicaid who smoke want to quit, states don't always help. State Medicaid programs may prevent them from getting anti-smoking drugs through policies such a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 7, 2016 02:28
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Medicaid Programs Fall Short When It Comes To Helping Smokers Quit

just 10 percent of Medicaid participants who smoke are getting medication to help them quit, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Health Affairs. That's 830,000 people in 2013. Treatments include over-the-counter remedies like nicotine g
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:17
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[Australia] Victorian Coroner puts quit-smoking drug under spotlight

The Victorian Coroner asked the Institute of Forensic Medicine to begin checking for Champix after connecting the drug to the death of a man who killed himself last year. The Coroner hopes the data collected will help determine if the drug can make peopl
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25
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Varenicline as a Cause of Suicidal Outcomes [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is consistent evidence that varenicline either does not cause increased suicide outcomes, or if it does, the effect is very small. Warnings to consumers and clinicians should reflect, not just the results of postmarketing studies, but the results of
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:16
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Table of Contents Volume 18 Issue 1 January 2016

Predictors of Changes in Smoking From Third Trimester to 9 Months Postpartum / E-Cigarette Uptake Amongst UK Youth: Experimentation, but Little or No Regular Use in Nonsmokers / Young Adult Smokers’ and Prior-Smokers’ Evaluations of Novel Tobacco Warning
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:15
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