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Devices marketed as "electronic cigarettes" are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts.
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Devices marketed as "electronic cigarettes" are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) In a "Perspective" published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Legacy's Steven A.
People who use a mist inhaler to deliver a drug widely prescribed in more than 55 countries to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be 52 percent more likely to die, according to this study.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl Therapeutics Inc. today announced the advancement of its dual combination product candidate, PT003 and its individual components, PT001 and PT005 into a series of planned Phase 2 studies in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ST. PAUL, Minn., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radius Health, Inc.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl Therapeutics Inc.
Nicotine-free plastic inhalers may increase a smoker's chance of quitting, according to new research published online in the European Respiratory Journal.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl Therapeutics Inc.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl Therapeutics Inc.
A new treatment is helping sufferers of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) find relief in the form of a hand-held device to inhaled medication.
Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...
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