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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...

Electronic Cigarettes May Provide Some Cessation Benefits
2013-06-26 05:32:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly one in ten smokers were no longer using traditional cigarettes after spending a year using e-cigarettes, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal PLOS ONE. The 12 month trial, which was led by researchers at the University of Catania tracked 300 Italian smokers who agreed to try e-cigarettes between 2010 and 2012, according to Mike Esterl of the Wall Street Journal. The study authors...

2013-06-18 13:12:14

The effects of long-term cigarette smoking on morbidity and mortality have long been known. In a more immediate sense, smoking in the days and weeks before surgery can lead to morbidity and complications for many surgical procedures. In this review, researchers from the University of California San Francisco and Yale University examined the surgical literature and, specifically, the neurosurgical literature to characterize the impact of active smoking on neurosurgical outcomes. They found...

2013-06-13 23:18:16

Freedom Laser Therapy, Inc., of Los Angeles utilizes celebrity gifting suites to provide hundreds of celebrities a new method to stop smoking. The goal is to help ensure that celebrities´ young fans never pick up their first cigarette and ultimately avoid developing an addiction to nicotine http://freedomquitsmoking.com/celebrities/ Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Knowing that as high as 50% of celebrities´ young fans pick up their first cigarette after seeing their favorite...

2013-06-11 14:59:32

Anti-nicotine vaccination as seen by PET imaging leads to disparity in natural immune response and in some cases can actually increase accumulation of nicotine in the brain Researchers have yet again been sent back to the drawing board in the development of the much-sought-after vaccination for smokers, which would hypothetically inhibit the action of nicotine and its pleasure-producing chemical response in the brain. One of the newest studies of a proposed vaccine shows mixed results for...

2013-06-03 23:15:13

Freedom Laser Therapy, Inc., of Los Angeles launches a new affiliate program for its Freedom Quit Smoking System to expand coverage for its all-natural, no-nicotine based smoking cessation program. With no side effects and a 70 percent success rate in a recent research study, the Freedom Quit Smoking System incorporates acupressure, relaxation techniques, supplements, and a nicotine craving reduction control spray to knock the habit out once and for all. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013...

2013-05-31 10:59:11

Nicotine replacement therapy and other licensed drugs can help people quit smoking, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The study, which is an overview of previous Cochrane reviews, supports the use of the smoking cessation medications that are already widely licensed internationally, and shows that another drug licensed in Russia could hold potential as an effective and affordable treatment. In Europe and the US the only medications currently licensed...


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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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