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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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[Canada] Islanders to have more access to medications with 10 new drugs added to the provincial formulary this month

10 new medications are being added to the provincial drug formulary this month to improve treatment and lower the cost... These drugs will benefit more than 200 patients... Smoking cessation therapy: Champix
Government of Prince Edward Island (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 03:05
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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 and Suicide: Reconsidered and Reconciled

The FDA responded to these concerns by successively requiring information regarding risk of neuropsychiatric events in the ADVERSE REACTIONS, WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, and finally the BOXED WARNING
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 21, 2015 15:15
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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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[Australia] Safety info upgraded for anti-smoking drug

The production information (PI) for varenicline, marketed in Australia as Champix, also now includes a warning that consuming alcohol may increase the risk of psychiatric symptoms. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on Wednesday issued an adviso
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 2, 2015 19:23
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Ways to help people stop using smokeless tobacco (including chewing tobacco, snuff and snus)

Varenicline, nicotine lozenges and behavioural interventions may help ST users to quit. Confidence in results for nicotine lozenges is limited. Confidence in the size of effect from behavioural interventions is limited because the components of behaviour
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 09:20
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