First brain study reveals benefits of exercise on quitting smoking
Research from the University of Exeter reveals for the first time, that changes in brain activity, triggered by physical exercise, may help reduce cigarette cravings. Published in the journal Psychopharmacology , the study shows how exercise changes the way the brain processes information among s...
Genes May Play Role in Quitting Smoking
People respond to different treatments based on their genetic make-up, study says
TUESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- Your ability to kick the smoking habit may have a lot to do with your genetic make-up, a new study finds.
Researchers have found gene patterns that influence a smok...
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COMMIT LOZENGE CAN HELP REVERSE MENTAL ACUITY DEFICITS IN SMOKERS WHO
PLUS: Medical Expert Available for Interview to Address FAA
Ruling on Smoking Cessation Product
In light of the recent announcement by the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) that it has removed a prescripti...
Quitting Marijuana Just as Hard as Quitting Cigarettes
Study found smokers experienced irritability, anger and sleep disturbances
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The effects of withdrawal from marijuana use can be as bad as what people experience when they stop smoking cigarettes, including irritability, anger and trouble sleeping, a ne...
New research review shows that your family doctor may be the key to quitting smoking
Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) are defining the most effective ways to treat tobacco dependence, and in an article released in the November issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) they highlight the surprisingly significant role that the health pra...
Age affects motivation for quitting smoking
(Chicago, IL, October 22, 2007) A new study shows that obstacles to smoking cessation and motives for quitting
smoking vary with age. The study presented at CHEST 2007, the 73rd annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), found that smokers over ag...
Nicotine-Reduced Cigarettes Could Boost Quitting
A gradual lessening of the drug may ease addiction, research suggests
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Providing smokers with cigarettes of gradually decreasing levels of nicotine over a number of weeks can help cut their nicotine addiction, a U.S. study finds.
The study, conducted by r...
Exercise can Reduce Smoker's Lung Cancer Risk but the Most Important is Quitting Smoking – a Study Report
In a study of more than 36,000 women, researchers from Universities of Minnesota and Pennsylvania observed that smokers// can reduce their risk of developing lung cancer by being physically active. However, they strongly caution that any relative benefit is dwarfed by the benefits gained from quitt...
For Smokers Only: is Quitting = Cutting Down?? a 'grave' Issue
New research is here, that grapples with a familiar giant. Smokers around the world find it hard to kick an old habit. At times they try to buy time by assuming that, cutting// down on the number of cigarettes they smoke, may avoid health related catastrophes. Well, latest research disagrees.
Women Smokers Fear Quitting Will Lead to Weight Gain
Nearly 40 percent of female German smokers refuse to quit smoking for fear of gaining weight, a representative study by the Instituts Gewis for the Hamburg-based magazine// Petra showed.
Asked why they smoked, 39 percent of those between ages 25 and 39 replied, "If I quit, I'll gain weight." ...
Quitting in Medical Technology
Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing
...pating in personal genomic testing will improve
health by motivating people to make positive lifestyle changes, such as
exercising, eating healthy and quitting
smoking, as well as decisions to
seek further medical evaluation and preventive strategies. The study will
offer genetic scans to up to 10,000 employe...
Heart Patients More Likely to Adopt Healthy Habits in 3-Year Program Led by Cardiac Rehabilitation Experts, Mayo Clinic Research Shows
...ams per deciliter
-- Lowering blood pressure to less than 140 systolic and 90 diastolic
-- Taking a daily aspirin to help prevent blood clots
"This suggests the remaining 62 percent of Minnesota coronary heart
disease patients in 2004 remained at higher risk of further heart
Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)
...hieving and maintaining
a normal body weight can lower the risk of developing BPH and prostate
cancer. And if a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, quitting
and losing weight may lower the risk of developing an aggressive, lethal
form of the disease.
This news release was issued on behalf of ...
Study Linking Increased Risk of Death to Severe Psoriasis a Call to Action
"Besides getting a comprehensive exam from their doctors, patients
should consider making lifestyle changes such as losing weight, exercising
smoking, reducing high blood pressure, controlling
cholesterol and managing diabetes," said National Psoriasis Foundation
Chief Operating Officer Pam ...
Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Continued Positive NicVAX Phase 2b Data at Nine Months
...y threshold at Target Quit Date determines chronic abstinence -- Subjects in the therapeutic effect window have a >50% likelihood of quitting
-- No compensatory smoking or increase in withdrawal symptoms -- Through the nine months of the Phase 2b trial, NicVAX continues its attractive ...
Tone Deafness Explained, from the Harvard Health Letter
...- Benefits of unsaturated fat -- New types of lenses for cataract surgery -- Thyroid hormone not a good means for weight loss -- By the way doctor: quitting
smoking and getting a cough; cellulitis explained. The Harvard Health Letter is available from Harvard Health
Publications, the publishing divisi...
Adult Smoking Rate Continues Downward Trend
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Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
...tion and prevent smoking relapse: -- Further analysis of the six-month data has enabled Nabi to determine both the therapeutic threshold at which quitting
is first observed as well as the target upper limit of antibody concentration.
-- In the nine-month data, NicVAX continues to demonstrate effica...
Immunosuppressant Drug Prevents Tobacco Induced Lung Cancer in Mice
We estimate that there will be over 160,000 deaths from lung
cancer this year, and 90 percent of those will be attributed to
smoking reduces lung cancer risk by about 50
percent, said NCI Director John E. Niederhuber, M.D. By exploring
methods of chemoprevention via agents s...
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Quitting in Biological News
Blood test predicts success of quitting smoking using the nicotine patch
A blood test may enable doctors to predict which smokers using the nicotine patch are likely to experience the least amount of cravings and have the highest probability of success in quitting
cigarettes, according to the results of a study in the June issus of the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology a...
Skin color clue to nicotine dependence
...r African American smokers, who tend to have darker skin, are disproportionately burdened with tobacco-related diseases, and report greater difficulty quitting
"One of the questions we want to address is why African Americans have lower quit rates than whites," King said. "This avenue of research ...
Chantix side effects no worse with depression history
... report more severe mood symptoms, medication side effects, or less success quitting
smoking compared to people with no history of depression taking this drug. ...ufacturer funded.
"People tend to feel more depressed or irritable while quitting
smoking, especially if they have had depression before," said lead author J...
Pregnant women with asthma can be more confident about some medicines
...safety for pregnancy. Budesonide is a steroid.
smoking reduces the risk of a baby developing asthma
smoking is the best thing a woman can do to protec...g asthma in babies, including diet and probiotics. quitting
smoking is the only effective prevention that has ...
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...they break down."
Findings reported last month from Professor Nicholas Christakis, one of the keynote speakers, Harvard Medical School, showed that quitting
smoking is contagious. People may help many more than just themselves by quitting. Their decision can have a ripple effect prompting an entire social ...
Fruits, vegetables and teas may protect smokers from lung cancer, UCLA researchers report
...and apples, and quercetin, found in beans, onions and apples.
So should smokers run out and stock up on the teas, apples, beans and strawberries? quitting
smoking is the best course of action, Zhang said, but eating more fruits and vegetables and drinking more black and green teas wont hurt.
NIDA study identifies genes that might help some people abstain from smoking
... playing roles in dependence to other drugs also contribute to nicotine dependence.?
Genes that harbor variants that contribute to both success in quitting
smoking and in vulnerability to become dependent on multiple substances include cadherin 13 (a molecule involved in cell adhesion, which governs how c...
Quitting smoking reduces risk of lung cancer mortality by 70 percent
...ajority of deaths occurring in China."
"Inadequate knowledge of both the harmful effects of cigarette smoking and of the benefits associated with quitting
is likely to explain much of the continuing popularity of smoking among men in China, where there are an estimated 320 million smokers. There are hug...
Smoking changes brain chemistry
... and 22 women, age 21 to 59, in a smoking cessation program two weeks after quitting
and again six months later. Patients were encouraged to use nicotine patche...o did not relapse.
"These findings further emphasize the importance of quitting
smoking," Dr. Gür said. "The degree of reduction of NAA in the ACC depends ...
Quitting smoking improves lung function considerably
... For smokers with asthma, quitting
smoking can improve lung function test scores by more than 15 percent in less than two months.
The findings appear in the second issue for July 20...
Quitting in Biological Technology
Misperceptions About Smoking Cessation Aids May Hinder Smokers From Using Effective Treatment for Quitting
Data presented at national conference provides important insight into how underutilization of treatments is jeopardizing quit attempts
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading researchers
in the field of smoking cessation are gathering at the annual meeting of
the Society ...
Phase I Safety and Tolerability Study With EVT 302 Successfully Completed
... the potential for once a week dosing at very low exposure levels.
This could be a significant advantage for a condition where smokers'
motivation for quitting
can vary from day to day.
Two further Phase I studies with EVT 302 are currently ongoing: In
March 2007, Evotec initiated a positron emission tomogr...
Where have all the Midwest VCs gone?
...the 1 percent thats being given out by banks or other investment opportunities.
Some investors have that sickness of spending more money and never quitting
(even on a bad venture). They dont put on the ABS brakes when they see a bad trend. They just keep investing thinking things will correct themselves ...
How to Quit Your Midwest Technology Job
...u get a job offer. You accept it. Congratulations! Now theres only one thing left to do: give notice at your current job.
What is the etiquette of quitting
a job these days? Tech companies especially have the reputation for getting a little prickly when employees decide to move on. Its good to be as well ...