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[Ireland] Health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions (PDF) (391pp)

Smoking cessation services should seek to increase the uptake of the use of varenicline, alone or in combination with NRT, among smokers wishing to use some type of pharmacological support in their attempt to quit. Although the available results for e
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:23
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Effectiveness of Switching Smoking-Cessation Medications Following Relapse [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings suggest smokers will be more successful if they use a SCM in QAs and vary the SCM they use across time. That smokers can increase their odds of quitting by switching SCMs is an important message that could be communicated to smokers.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 23, 2017 02:51
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Effects of varenicline on cognitive function in non-smokers with schizophrenia

smoking may improve while tobacco abstinence worsens cognition in SZ. Thus, nAChR-based treatments remediating cognitive deficits are warranted. Varenicline, a nAChR partial agonist, is the most effective smoking cessation medication in SZ, and may have
Schizophrenia research
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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Smoking Cessation Drug May Boost Cognition in Schizophrenia

The smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer) appears to enhance cognition in nonsmoking individuals with and those without schizophrenia, new research indicates. The results also showed that the drug reduced the cognitive impairment typicall
Medical Tribune
added Mar 17, 2017 16:54
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Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
Law360
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46
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[Asia, Korea - South] Sales of nicotine treatment pill spike in S. Korea

spiked by more than eightfold in South Korea over the past two years...The annual sales of Champix...reached 42 billion won (US$37.02 million) at the end of 2016, compared with 5 billion won recorded in 2014, according to the company and industry sources.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:22
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[California] Drug maker remains defendant in suit brought by inmate claiming psychotic breakdown

A judge ruled Thursday that Pfizer Inc. will remain a defendant for now in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims its anti-smoking medication was a factor in his psychotic breakdown that led him to gouge his eyes out while in jail.
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: E-cigarettes 'are cost-effective way to help smokers quit'

Ireland is the only country in the EU to include e-cigarettes in a state assessment of how best to help citizens give up smoking. Dublin's Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found that more people using e-cigarettes would lead to more peopl
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added May 30, 2017 15:17
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: HIQA announces public consultation on first EU HTA to include e-cigarettes as an intervention for quitting smoking

This independent analysis by HIQA identifies what improvements could be made in the mix of interventions offered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland to increase overall quit rates at an acceptable cost. The findings will inform the developme
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:16
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report

A REPORT BY Hiqa has acknowledged e-cigarettes’ “success” in helping people quit smoking, but says that further study is needed into their clinical and cost-effectiveness. The assessment comes as Hiqa begin a public consultation, calling for submissions
The Journal.ie (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:12
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