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2013-08-21 12:46:34

Services have been successful, but local variation in performance requires attention Stop smoking services across England have had an increasing impact in helping smokers to quit in their first 10 years of operation and have successfully reached disadvantaged groups, finds a study published on bmj.com today. However, performance across local services has varied considerably and requires attention, say the authors. In 1998, the UK government established a network of stop smoking...

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...

2013-08-06 09:10:43

Researchers see increased self-control and changes in the brains in smokers receiving the training Addiction to smoking and other substances involves a particular set of brain areas related to self-control, according to numerous research. For a new study, researchers wondered if a training approach designed to influence this addiction pathway could influence smokers to reduce their tobacco use -- even if smokers did not intend to do so. It worked. The study, published online in the...

2013-07-29 23:28:42

Mike quit smoking 2 packs a day after 2 hypnosis sessions with Goldlite Hypnosis Institute. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 Mike has been smoking for the last 30 years. He knew that cigarettes are very bad and destructive for his health, but he did not care. He always thought that he was young and healthy and never believed that smoking could cause him harm. Sixth months ago, Mike started having problems with breathing. He went to see a doctor who did multiple tests for him and...

2013-07-19 23:03:04

Business leaders are searching for ways to save money and tobacco cessation is proving to drastically lower healthcare costs. Orriant programs are helping participants quit the habit. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Recent results from Orriant exhibit the positive impact their accountability-based company wellness programs have on employees and tobacco cessation. Tobacco usage is a leading contributing factor to numerous health issues in the United States, including heart...

2013-07-03 11:05:22

"Cigarette smoking is an important cause of cardiovascular disease, and smoking cessation reduces the risk. However, weight gain after smoking cessation may increase the risk of diabetes and weaken the benefit of quitting," write Juhua Luo, Ph.D., of the Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, Ind., and colleagues. As reported in a Research Letter, the authors used data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) to assess the association between smoking cessation, weight...


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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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