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2012-05-05 23:01:39

An Extensive UCSF Study Questions Previous Study’s Analytic Methods San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2012 A popular smoking cessation medication has

2012-05-04 12:28:07

A popular smoking cessation medication has been under a cloud of suspicion ever since the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) published a study in July 2011 reporting "risk of serious adverse cardiovascular events associated with varenicline."

2012-03-24 04:34:38

A major research trial to test the effectiveness of extra support for smokers calling an NHS quitline - on top of what is already offered by the service - has found the additional help does not improve success rates for quitting the habit.

2012-02-23 12:20:00

Aside from the obvious health issues, smoking can be an expensive habit and yet millions of smokers continue to set light to thousands of dollars a year to support this addiction.

2012-02-22 22:11:45

A nicotinic drug approved for smoking cessation significantly improved the walking ability of patients suffering from an inherited form of ataxia, reports a new clinical study led by University of South Florida researchers.

2012-02-21 06:04:08

Good news for those who are trying to quit smoking and drinking, there may be a way to kill two birds with one stone. Varenicline, an effective smoking-cessation medication, may also reduce drinking. However, the means by which it might reduce drinking are still unclear.


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