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[Australia] 'I'm losing my mind, I'm going crazy, I love you both': The chilling suicide recording left by a young man to his mother - as coroner rules that anti-smoking drug contributed to his death

A Queensland coroner has declared a drug used to treat nicotine addiction contributed to the death of 22-year-old Timothy John, who committed suicide four years ago. Mr John took his own life eight days after being prescribed a course of anti-smoking dr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:49
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An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is “a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research,” say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine. Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:23
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[Australia] 'His death still hurts': the Pfizer anti-smoking drug ruled to have contributed to suicide

An Australian coroner says Champix had a role in Timothy John’s death, which occurred after only eight days on the drug
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:15
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Trends in utilization of smoking cessation agents before and after the passage of FDA boxed warning in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA issued a black box warning (BBW) on bupropion and varenicline in 2009... Conclusion The passage of the FDA boxed warning was associated with a significant decline in the use of varenicline, but not in the use of bupropion. Keywords
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:10
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[Europe, USA] Achieve Announces FDA Acceptance of the Investigational New Drug Application (IND) for Cytisine as a Smoking Cessation Treatment

has accepted the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for cytisine, an established smoking cessation treatment that has been approved and marketed in Central and Eastern Europe for more than 15 years. The company is now authorized to proceed with cl
PR Newswire
added Aug 11, 2017 16:27
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A 'Vaccine For Addiction' Is No Simple Fix

The trick would be getting your body to produce enough antibodies to soak up a surge of drug injected into the bloodstream...That's apparently a major reason that previous attempts to make a nicotine vaccine for smokers failed, he says. "The second challe
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: Why anecdotes aren’t strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking

While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
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Smoking cessation in severe mental ill health: what works? an updated systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Bupropion and varenicline, which have been shown to be effective in the general population, also work for people with severe mental ill health and their use in patients with stable psychiatric conditions. Despite good evidence for the effectiveness of sm
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:16
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United States Quit Smoking Drug Market : Dynamics, Segments, Size and Demand, 2017-2022

Orbis Research released a new research report of 104 pages on title ‘United States Quit Smoking Drug Market 2017 Industry Trend and Forecast 2022’ with detailed analysis, forecast and strategies.
Medgadget.com (blog)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:04
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[UK] Sharp drop in people getting help to give up smoking

THE number of people quitting smoking with the help of public health workers in York has plummeted in the last year. In spring last year the amount of free help available for people who want to stop smoking was cut drastically for all but a few people,
York Press (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:11
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