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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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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: E-Cigarettes Cost-Effective Way To Help Smokers Quit - Analysis

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
Press Association (uk)
added May 30, 2017 15:07
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[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers quitting - report

Greater uptake of e-cigarettes by smokers is likely to increase the number of people who successfully give up smoking, according to an independent analysis of health interventions. The “health technology assessment”, published by the Health Information a
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:51
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Suicide and Chantix: Was There A Connection?

In the last several weeks the FDA has agreed to remove the black box. The agency notes that mental health side effects are still a risk. Health professionals should have taken note that your brother was on Chantix.
The People’s Pharmacy
added Jan 7, 2017 02:39
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