Latest Tobacco cessation Stories

2008-09-14 03:00:10

By Manley, Harold J Stack, Nicole M Cigarette smoking is a readily modifiable cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk factor. Smoking cessation aids include nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion, and varenicline.

2008-09-11 03:00:24

HAMBURG, Germany, Sept. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evotec AG (Frankfurt:EVT) (Nasdaq:EVTC) announced today the start of the Phase II proof-of-concept study, investigating the effect of EVT 302 on the quit rate of patients who want to stop smoking.

2008-07-30 15:01:17

New full data from a 52-week, Pfizer-sponsored study demonstrated no significant difference in six-month and one-year quit rates between a nicotine replacement therapy patch and Pfizer's Chantix.

2008-07-28 09:01:47

PITTSBURGH, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New data published today in the August issue of Thorax shows no significant differences in 6-month and 1-year quit rates between the NicoDerm(R) CQ(R) Clear Patch and Chantix (varenicline tartrate) despite statistically higher quit rates for Chantix (varenicline tartrate) at 12 weeks.

2008-07-20 03:00:43

By Arnold, Matthew PFIZER FOLLOWED Eli Lilly's lead in posting a list of $10 million in grants and charitable contributions the company made to medical, scientific and patient organizations during the first quarter of 2008 as "part of an ongoing drive throughout the company to increase transparency." The disclosures include medical education grants, fellowship and scholarship support for institutions, grants to patient organizations, medical and scientific associations and academic or other...

2008-07-18 15:00:15

By Tom Fontaine, Beaver County Times, Pa. Jul. 18--MOON TWP. -- The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline will move its weight-loss and smoking-cessation national marketing groups from Moon Township to Parsippany, N.J., by the end of summer as part of a company reorganization.

2008-07-09 21:00:08

LIVERPOOL PRIMARY CARE TRUST OFFER HEALTH ADVICE YOU CAN REALLY TRUST Mark Jones Is Lifestyles Manager at Liverpool City Council and a qualified personal trainer with extensive experience relating to fitness I training.

2008-07-09 12:00:49

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a congressional hearing Secretary of Veterans Affairs James B.

2007-10-04 06:00:35

By Sharma, Manoj For facilitating abandonment of risky behaviors, alcohol and drug educators are always looking for newer approaches and theories. One such theory that has not been widely used in alcohol and drug education but holds promise is the Precaution Adoption Process Model (PAPM).

2006-08-15 07:20:00

Varenicline, a non-nicotine drug designed specifically for smoking cessation, appears to be safe and effective according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
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The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.