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The Food and Drug Administration says smokers that are trying to quit can safely use nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found that smokers who successfully quit feel less anxious afterwards - despite a widely held belief that smoking relieves stress and giving up makes you feel more on edge.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 3 |
A major research trial to test the effectiveness of offering smokers free nicotine patches and proactive telephone counselling through the English national quitline has shown this extra support makes no difference to success ...
Addiction Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Nicotine patches don't seem to be of much use in helping pregnant women quit smoking, a new study finds.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Quitting smoking is never easy. However, when you're poor and uneducated, kicking the habit for good is doubly hard, according to a new study by a tobacco dependence researcher at The City College of New York (CCNY).
Health Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Wearing a nicotine patch may help improve memory loss in older adults with mild cognitive impairment, according to a study published today in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Neuroscience Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) designed to help people stop smoking, specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, do not appear to be effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even when combined with smoking ...
Addiction Jan 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Targeted brain stimulation increases cigarette cravings, a new study in Biological Psychiatry has found, which may ultimately lead to new treatments that reverse these effects. Cues associated with cigarette smoking, such a ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- In the smoker-heavy state of Kentucky, a cancer center is suggesting something that most health experts won't and the tobacco industry can't: If you really want to quit, switch to smoke-free tobacco.
Health Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP) -- Federal health officials said Monday that Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix did not increase psychiatric problems like depression and suicidal thoughts in two studies, though the findings are not definitive.
Medications Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A pill developed in Bulgaria during the Soviet era shows promise for helping millions of smokers cheaply and safely kick the habit, the first big study of it shows.
Health Sep 28, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists now understand more about why being exposed to nicotine while you were a fetus will increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease as an adult. "We have found distinct links between cigarette smoking or ...
Health Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Dozens of studies on whether moderate exercise can curb the nicotine cravings of women smokers have added up to an apparent contradiction: it seems to work in short-term, well controlled lab experiments, but then fizzles ...
Health May 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |