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TSRI Scientists Design Nicotine Vaccine that Provokes Robust Immune Response

“This study provides new hope that one could make a nicotine vaccine that succeeds in clinical trials,” said Kim Janda, the Ely R. Callaway Jr. Professor of Chemistry and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at TSRI. Targeting Nicotine
HealthCanal.com
added Jan 13, 2015 10:10
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[California] Scripps Scientists Discover New Vaccine To Help Smokers Quit

In a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, the researchers said they discovered which is the best target of two types of nicotine, which are referred to as left-handed and right-handed. According to the institute, 99 percent of the nico
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:59
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[UK] Use of the nicotine metabolite ratio as a genetically informed biomarker of response to nicotine patch or varenicline for smoking cessation: a randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled trial

Treating normal metabolisers with varenicline and slow metabolisers with nicotine patch could optimise quit rates while minimising side-effects.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:23
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[UK] Blood test may tell you the 'best' way to quit smoking

The test measures how quickly the body metabolises nicotine “A blood test could help people choose a stop-smoking strategy that would give them the best chance of quitting,” BBC News reports. The test measures how quickly an individual breaks down nicoti
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:22
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[UK] Blood test to help smokers 'find best way to quit'

A blood test could help people choose a stop-smoking strategy that would give them the best chance of quitting, research in a Lancet journal suggests.
BBC Online
added Jan 12, 2015 22:21
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'Metabolizer Test' Might Someday Take Guesswork Out of Quitting Smoking

slower metabolizers seeking to kick the habit will probably have a better treatment experience with the aid of a nicotine patch than the quit-smoking drug varenicline (Chantix). The finding is based on the tracking of more than 1,200 smokers undergoing s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 12, 2015 13:49
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[UK] Quit smoking success 'predictable'

Success at quitting tobacco can be predicted from the way a smoker's body processes nicotine, a study has found. Measuring the rate of nicotine breakdown can help determine the best strategy to be adopted for a particular individual, experts believe.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:45
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[UK] Ability to quit smoking 'predictable'

Success at quitting tobacco can be predicted from the way a smoker's body processes nicotine, a study has found. Measuring the rate of nicotine breakdown can help determine the best strategy to be adopted for a particular individual, experts believe.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:36
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[Australia] Anti-smoke drug blamed for death

A Perth mother wants her son's death investigated by the State Coroner...Daniel Patterson was prescribed varenicline, a medication marketed as Champix that has been linked to 25 suicides in Australia in the seven years to 2014 and anoth
West Australian (au)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:43
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Quit-smoking drug suspected in 30 suicides in Canada

Poor data collection means there could be many more cases, experts say. But the maker of Champix says no reliable, scientific evidence fingers the drug in deaths
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:24
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