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[North Carolina] Tobacco leaves may provide production option for flu vaccine

Medicago Inc. also is using its tobacco plant research to develop drugs to combat the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus. It has signed production contracts with the Canadian and U.S. governments. "Preliminary results have shown that Medicago’s technology c
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 16, 2016 09:55

Cheaper HPV vaccine might come from tobacco

In a pioneering step towards using plants to produce vaccines against cervical cancer and other viruses, UCT researchers have generated synthetic human papillomavirus-derived viral particles called pseudovirions in tobacco plants.
added Mar 15, 2016 22:09

Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Commercialization and Distributorship Agreement with Valeant Pharmaceuticals for Mysimba® (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl prolonged release) for 18 Central and Eastern European Countries and Turkey

Serious neuropsychiatric reactions have occurred in patients taking bupropion for smoking cessation...Although CONTRAVE is not approved for smoking cessation, observe all patients for neuropsychiatric reactions. Instruct the patient to contact a healthcar
PR Newswire
added Mar 15, 2016 15:31
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A vaccine could help kick your smoking habit

Scientists at the Scripps Institute in California...found that people who produced the most anti-nicotine antibodies were the most likely to stay away from smoking for six months or more. Scientists are testing the newest vaccine on mice and have found
AOL News
added Mar 12, 2016 10:25

New tobacco-based influenza vaccine offers promising alternative to traditional egg-based versions: GlobalData

A new tobacco-based seasonal influenza vaccine being developed by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma and currently in Phase III studies could potentially rival traditional chicken egg-based vaccines, as it aims to launch in the US for the 2018-19 flu season, accor
Financial Express (in)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:23

CARCIONE: A smoker’s dilemma: quitting the cancer sticks

My first cigarette was at age 21 in Afghanistan after our first firefight...I am lucky, though. The Veteran’s Affairs (VA) hospital supports my decision to quit.... Though this mountain of a task seems insurmountable, I am still dedicated to the effort. E
The Journal (Webster University, St. Louis, MO)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:04

How effective are smoking cessation medications?

Among smokers, no significant differences were found in biochemically confirmed rates of smoking abstinence at 26 weeks regarding use of three methods of medication-based cessation, according to research published in JAMA.
Clinical Advisor
added Feb 9, 2016 18:39

Effects of Nicotine Patch vs Varenicline vs Combination Nicotine Replacement Therapy on Smoking Cessation at 26 Weeks / A Randomized Clinical Trial

Among adults motivated to quit smoking, 12 weeks of open-label treatment with nicotine patch, varenicline, or C-NRT produced no significant differences in biochemically confirmed rates of smoking abstinence at 26 weeks. The results raise questions about t
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 28, 2016 15:08

No Efficacy Difference for Chantix, Nicotine Replacement

No significant difference was seen in smoking cessation rates at 6-months and a year among smokers treated with nicotine patches alone, a combination nicotine patches and lozenges, or the anti-smoking drug varenicline (Chantix) in a head-to-head comparis
MedPage Today
added Jan 28, 2016 15:07
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No Winners in Patch/Lozenge Combo Study

While varenicline (Chantix) has boasted quit rates higher than the nicotine patch in some prior studies, the drug has not been compared with a combination patch/lozenge strategy, which may offer unique benefits. In this 150-second analysis, MedPage Today
MedPage Today
added Jan 27, 2016 15:56
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