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2013-09-30 23:33:36

The global market for smoking cessation medicines was valued at $2.11 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $2.12 billion by 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $2.5 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.4% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Medicines for Smoking Cessation: Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global...

FDA Urged To Regulate Electronic Cigarettes
2013-09-25 04:46:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: The Risks Of Smoking E-Cigarettes For Teens ] A group consisting of 40 state attorneys general has petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling upon the regulatory agency to start regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way that they do tobacco products. In a letter dated September 24, members of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) urged the FDA to meet the...

Electronic Cigarettes And Patches Equally Effective
2013-09-08 05:56:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Electronic cigarettes are reportedly at least as effective as nicotine patches when it comes to helping smokers kick the habit, according to research presented Sunday at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress in Barcelona, Spain. According to BBC News Health and Science Reporter James Gallagher, the study showed roughly the same amount of people quitting using the vapor-producing devices as with patches, as well as...

E-cigarette Use Doubles Among Teens
2013-09-06 12:40:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), electronic cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular among middle and high school students. In just one year, the number of teens who say they smoke these battery-powered devices has doubled. Today’s report could have a lasting effect on the future of the devices, as the FDA investigates how much, if any, regulatory oversight will be placed on...

2013-09-02 19:11:20

Dr Dohi said: "Smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack as people who have never smoked. Quitting smoking is the most important thing people can do to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease. But until now, studies have not examined whether the increased risk caused by smoking is completely reversed after smoking cessation." The current study investigated how the vascular system is altered by smoking and whether the changes can be normalised by smoking cessation. The...

Menthols On The Rise With The Young
2013-08-30 14:25:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While bans on cigarette smoking are more widespread than ever, and taxes on tobacco products continue to rise, young adults are embracing mentholated cigarettes more than ever, according to a new study in the journal Tobacco Control. “Our findings indicate that youth are heavy consumers of mentholated cigarettes, and that overall menthol cigarette smoking has either remained constant or increased in all three age groups we studied,...


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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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