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[Ireland] HIQA advises Minister that interventions to help people quit smoking not only work, but are good value for money

“Today’s Health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions recommends using varenicline (either alone or in combination with nicotine replacement therapy [NRT]) for smokers wishing to use some type of pharmacological support in their attemp
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:11

E-Cigarette Industry Appeals to Trump Administration to Help Keep it in Business

the industry is now turning to the pro-corporate, anti-regulation Trump Administration and the GOP Congress in order to get the FDA to back down on the new rules.
Ring Of Fire Network
added Apr 6, 2017 21:30

Smoking Cessation: The Urgent Need for Increased Utilization of Varenicline

the existing totality of evidence suggests an urgent need to increase utilization of varenicline among the general population, as well as those with serious mental illness, to achieve smoking cessation among those attempting to quit. The relevant consider
American Journal of Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 12:21

Researchers warn of hazards of smoking and need for wider use of varenicline to quit

reassure clinicians and their patients that varenicline, whose brand name is Chantix, is a safe and effective way to achieve smoking cessation and that failure to use this drug has caused preventable heart attacks and deaths from cardiovascular disease.
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 28, 2017 12:17

Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market - Global Industry Analysis 2024

focus on introducing therapies for smoking cessation has led to development of various alternative therapies in the global smoking cessation and nicotine de-addiction products market. Nicotex, Nicogum, Smokefree, and KwikNic are some of the major nicotine
OpenPR (de)
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53

[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

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

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

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

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
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46
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