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2013-01-31 23:02:18

A recent study from the Massachusetts General Hospital found a detectable level of the nicotine metabolite, cotinine, in 88% of non-smoking children and adults, indicating that they had been involuntarily exposed to tobacco smoke as a resident of the Boston Housing Authority. National estimates of second-hand smoke exposure, based on data from a previous CDC study were much lower. (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital recently conducted a study of...

2013-01-28 12:25:55

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: STSI) commented today on a January 23, 2013, column appearing on TheStreet.com. That piece contains numerous false and misleading statements regarding the Company's anatabine research and the initial results of the ASAP Human Thyroid Health Study released by Star Scientific on January 7, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/NE62741LOGO ) As reported in the Company's January 7, 2013, press...

Oregon Wants To Make Cigarettes A Prescribed-Only Controlled Substance
2013-01-25 12:44:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Smoking in Oregon could become a lot more difficult if new proposed legislation becomes law. State legislator Mitch Greenlick has introduced a bill that would make nicotine a Schedule III controlled substance–putting the drug alongside popularly abused substances like anabolic steroids, ketamine, and Hydrocodone. Like other Schedule III substances, nicotine products, including chewing tobacco, nicotine patches and gums, would...

Quit Smoking Before Your Turn 40 And You Could Gain Those Years Back
2013-01-24 10:31:07

[ Watch the Video: Quitting Smoking Before Age 40 ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the risks of smoking have been widely studied in the past, shifting demographics and societal norms dictate that fresh data and analyses on the deadly habit will always be available. For women, smoking did not become socially acceptable until the 20th century and did not become widespread until the 1960s. The impact of a lifetime of smoking on that initial wave of female...

Researchers Discover The Genomic Mechanism Behind Schizophrenia
2013-01-23 14:16:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Buffalo describes the first ever genomic mechanism for schizophrenia. According to the scientists´ report in the journal Schizophrenia Research, problems with the Integrative Nuclear FGFR 1 Signaling (INFS) pathway during gestation leads to brain changes, ultimately causing behavioral problems, or schizophrenia, later in life. Previous research has shown that the pathway includes as many as 160...

2013-01-23 00:20:35

SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (SIX:CYTN) today announced that Novartis will discontinue the NIC002 project, which is a therapeutic vaccine candidate for the treatment of nicotine addiction. Already communicated in October 2009 were results from a Phase 2 study with NIC002 conducted by Novartis that showed formation of nicotine-specific antibodies in patients but did not meet its primary endpoint of increased smoking...

2013-01-22 08:31:15

ALLEGAN, Mich., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that it has begun shipments of over-the-counter nicotine polacrilex mini lozenge USP, 2 mg (mint flavor) and 4 mg (mint flavor). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/DE62255LOGO ) This launch represents the first to market nicotine mini lozenge products for the store brand market. The mint flavored mini lozenges are marketed under retailer and wholesalers' store, or own...

2013-01-21 08:25:14

OVIEDO, Fla., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter which side of the debate you happen to be on, big pharma and big tobacco are both throwing their weight around in the e cigarette industry, either to profit from its rise or to ban the products completely. In the midst of it all, millions of smokers have made the switch to the e cigarette. It can be difficult to navigate through all of the tests and studies that have been done on electronic cigarettes worldwide, but regardless of their...

2013-01-17 16:23:47

New Study Gauges Public Support for a Potential FDA-Mandated Reduction in Cigarettes' Most Addictive Chemical Compound WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released online today by the American Journal of Public Health shows strong public support - nearly 50 percent -- for a potential federal mandate to reduce nicotine content in cigarettes. Under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the...

2013-01-08 08:29:49

MIAMI, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuisz LLC today announced that it will launch a new oral pre-product in the form of a lozenge in early 2013 designed to enhance tobacco satisfaction from electronic cigarettes, as well as to enhance THC absorption from medical marijuana. The product is protected by a patent pending. Joseph Fuisz, Managing Member of Fuisz, commented, "The extraordinary growth in electronic cigarette consumption at the expense of conventional cigarettes is perceived as...


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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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