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2013-08-20 23:21:18

ChanTest, a Contract Research Organization and world leader in ion channel drug safety and discovery, announces initiation of a project funded by the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). Cleveland (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 ChanTest, a Contract Research Organization and world leader in ion channel drug safety and discovery, announces initiation of a project funded by the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP)....

2013-08-16 10:30:26

Patients who participated in a smoking-cessation program during hospitalization for mental illness were able to quit smoking and were less likely to be hospitalized again for their psychiatric conditions, according to a new study led by a Stanford University School of Medicine scientist. The findings counter a longstanding assumption, held by many mental-health experts, that smoking serves as a useful tool in treating some psychiatric patients. Smoking among such patients has been...

2013-08-08 12:25:50

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- E-cigarette users can breathe a little easier today. A study just released by Professor Igor Burstyn, Drexel University School of Public Health, confirms that chemicals in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) pose no health concern for users or bystanders. This is the first definitive study of e-cigarette chemistry, and finds that there are no health concerns based on generally accepted exposure limits. (Logo:...

2013-08-06 16:30:49

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), the leading global leaf tobacco supplier, announced today that its subsidiary, Virginia Tobacco Company, Inc., has joined Avoca, Inc., one of the world's premier botanical extraction companies, in the formation of AmeriNic, Inc. to produce liquid nicotine for the electronic cigarette industry. This new business will produce high quality, United States Pharmacopeia (USP) grade liquid nicotine in the United...

2013-08-02 23:04:44

Smoke Deter quit smoking formula is now offered with extra bottles on every order. This formula is medically approved by health experts and showed permanenet relief from nicotine addiction in men and women. Los Angeles,Ca (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Smoke Deter is offering their homeopathic formula for quit smoking with the extra bottles offer. With this offer, now consumers can get an extra opportunity to quit smoking permanently. People who want to stop their addiction can find this...

2013-07-30 12:31:04

777 eCigs has begun offering the zero MG nicotine-free disposable. Retail outlets across the United States will soon have them as part of the complete 777 eCigs line, now offered and available to some 10,000 retail outlets nationwide. BURBANK, Calif., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At the time of the 777 eCigs launch in August 2012 their product offerings started out wider than many other electronic cigarette brands -- and they've gotten wider. Last spring 777 eCigs increased...

Menthols Alter Body Response To Tobacco Smoke
2013-07-24 14:49:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a research review on menthol cigarettes today that many observers say is a precursor to further restrictions or bans on the mint-flavored tobacco product. While adding peppermint oil extract probably doesn't make cigarettes more more likely to cause diseases, the agency said menthol conveyed an "altered physiological responses to tobacco smoke," which could add to tobacco's already...

2013-07-24 08:29:04

As the state's new tobacco prices go into effect, more Minnesotans are making efforts to quit. EAGAN, Minn., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enrollment in Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota's Stop Smoking Support program has nearly tripled since the state's $1.60 tobacco tax increase took effect on July 1. Blue Cross enrolled 186 people in the first two weeks of July, compared to 69 people during the same period last year - a 170 percent increase. "Blue Cross advocated...

2013-07-23 23:33:02

Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP reports on recent research from the University of Washington about the possible benefits of peppers and other vegetables in reducing the risk of Parkinson’s disease. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Nearly 1 million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s disease, with over 50,000 new cases diagnosed yearly according to the National Parkinson Foundation. Parkinson’s is a degenerative disease affecting the brain, and is characterized by muscular...

2013-07-11 15:50:39

Researchers from the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute in Nehru Marg, India have added another piece to the puzzle of how to synthesize an artificial nicotine receptor. Nicotine – the infamous principal component of tobacco – is responsible for smoking addition due to specific receptors in the brain that trigger the dopamine reward system. One of the most long-lasting goals of biomedical science and technology is to design and synthesize...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

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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