Latest Tobacco cessation Stories

2009-07-01 14:59:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 1 - Data published in the journal, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, shows that many U.S. quit attempts are unplanned and can be a successful route to cessation.

2009-07-01 12:40:30

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it will require a boxed warning for the smoking cessation drugs Chantix and Zyban. The FDA said the boxed warning -- the strongest warning the agency can require -- will appear on the package insert.

2009-06-03 12:28:00

TBWA assigned alli and Smoking Control Grey assigned US brands TUMS, Citrucel and FiberChoice PITTSBURGH, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK Consumer Healthcare) (NYSE: GSK) has announced advertising agency changes to support growth for global brands.

2009-04-30 07:05:00

Preliminary results of a new study suggest that pregnant women who are also substance-dependent and smoke cigarettes may significantly benefit from certain antidepressant drugs.

2009-04-09 09:05:28

Doctors who really want to help their patients kick the habit need to get aggressive.

2009-04-03 16:40:44

Smokers who do not want to quit, but want to cut down, are twice as likely to stop smoking if they use nicotine replacement therapy, British researchers said.

2009-03-06 10:00:21

The FDA is warning that medication and nicotine patches could burn the skin of patients during an MRI scan.

2009-03-05 10:04:51

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2009-03-03 09:02:53

People with a likely history of depression who take varenicline (Chantix®) do not report more severe mood symptoms, medication side effects, or less success quitting smoking compared to people with no history of depression taking this drug.

2009-03-02 16:54:27

A popular smoking cessation drug dramatically reduced the amount a heavy drinker will consume, a new Yale School of Medicine study has found.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
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.