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Varenicline as a Cause of Suicidal Outcomes

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 post-marketing studies, but the results o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:25
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Response to Transdermal Selegiline Smoking Cessation Therapy and Markers in the 15q24 Chromosomal Region

Variants in genes encoding cholinergic receptors affect abstinence, craving and mood in selegiline-treated smokers. Selegiline primarily affects dopamine levels in the brain, but cholinergic input affects nicotine-induced dopaminergic activity. These mark
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:23

SIEGEL: Why are Anti-Smoking Groups Recommending a Smoking Cessation Drug That Has Been Linked to Hundreds of Sudden Deaths?

if e-cigarettes were linked - by anecdotal reports - to sudden deaths, even without definitive evidence of a clear causal connection, anti-smoking groups would not be recommending the use of this smoking cessation device. But under precisely the same cond
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:20
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[UK] Smokers’ metabolism of nicotine could point to the best way to quit

The speed at which smokers metabolise nicotine may suggest the most effective smoking cessation method — either varenicline (Champix, manufactured by Pfizer) or the nicotine patch, according to a study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine[1] on 1
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 13, 2015 14:42

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
added Jan 13, 2015 10:10

[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

[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

[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

'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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