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Pfizer's quit-smoking Chantix fails study in adolescent smokers

Pfizer Inc said on Friday its study to test safety and effectiveness of its anti-smoking treatment Chantix in adolescent smokers failed...did not meet its main goal of the four-week continuous abstinence rate at weeks 9 through 12 for Chantix compared to
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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Policies Affecting Medicaid Beneficiaries’ Smoking Cessation Behaviors

Covering cessation counseling may encourage smokers that want to quit to use this service. Promoting the use of cessation medications may improve the likelihood that smokers try to quit. Medicaid coverage of cessation services is an important but incompl
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 8, 2018 23:08
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THIS COMPANY IS TESTING A FLU VACCINE MADE IN TOBACCO — AND PHILIP MORRIS IS ON BOARD

Forbes
added Mar 5, 2018 21:41
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[Canada] Does taxing tobacco motivate smokers to butt out?

The Canadian Cancer Society thinks it does, and applauds the tobacco increase announced in Tuesday’s federal budget. The tax for a carton of cigarettes increased by $1 – in addition to a $1.29 inflation tax adjustment for a carton of 200 cigarettes — f
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:17
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Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty

Among hospitalized tobacco users, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapies are under-prescribed. We identified substantial variation in prescribing practices across different medical specialties and demographic groups, suggesting the need for an electron
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2018 18:52
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Effects of Varenicline, Depressive Symptoms, and Region of Enrollment on Smoking Cessation in Depressed Smokers

This study indicates varenicline may aid cessation partially by reducing withdrawal-related symptoms of depression. It also suggests that the impact of depressive symptoms on cessation varies regionally, and that this variation may be related to differen
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:36
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Varenicline for tobacco-dependence treatment in alcohol-dependent smokers: A randomized controlled trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Varenicline is safe and efficacious for increasing smoking abstinence rates in smokers with alcohol abuse or dependence. Varenicline may decrease alcohol consumption in this population of smokers.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:51
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[Ireland] Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit

Last year, HIQA published their assessment on best available smoking cessation treatments. This comprehensive document based its recommendations on evidence-based medicine and gives us some guidance on which smoking cessation interventions work best.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:11
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[Asia, Israel] SMOKING-CESSATION AIDS EFFECTIVENESS DWINDLES AFTER 1 YEAR OF PRESCRIPTION

Prescription drugs included in the basket of health services to help smokers kick the habit are only mildly effective a year later they're prescribed, and they also may present annoying and even serious side effects. So says a new Tel Aviv University met
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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Drugs, gums or patches won't increase your chances of quitting

Using prescription drugs or over-the-counter products like gums, mints or patches won't increase your chances of quitting smoking a year later, according to a new study. The US researchers followed two groups of people 2002/03 and 2010/11 and found at t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:56
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