Perrigo Receives FDA Approval to Market Cherry and Cinnamon Flavored Nicotine Lozenges
ALLEGAN, Mich., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market over-the-counter coated nicotine
polacrilex lozenge USP, 2 mg and 4 mg in cherry and cinn...
Watson Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval for Fruit and Cinnamon Flavored Coated Nicotine Gums
MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leader in generic and specialty branded pharmaceuticals, today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration to ma...
Pennsylvania to Offer Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy Kits Beginning Feb. 2
'Determined to Quit' Week to be observed Jan. 25 - 31
HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To support Pennsylvanians who have made quitting smoking a personal goal for 2009, the Department of Health announced today that a limited number of free nicotine
replacement therapy ...
Watson Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval for Mint Coated Nicotine Gum
CORONA, Calif., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leader in generic and specialty branded pharmaceuticals, today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration to...
FTC Acts to Prevent Tobacco Industry Deception About Tar, Nicotine Levels; Congress Should Give FDA Authority Over Tobacco Products
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
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The Federal Trade Commission today has taken important action to protect...
US Nicotine Addiction Reaches 15-Year High
Modified Smoking Cessation Strategy Needed
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicotine
dependence has reached a
15-year high, with nearly 75 percent of people currently seeking
tobacco-dependence treatment categorized as highly nicotine
research, presented at C...
American Legacy Foundation(R) Statement of Support for the Federal Trade Commission Reversal on Tar and Nicotine Yield Statements on Cigarettes
Statement by Cheryl G. Healton, Dr. P.H., president and CEO, The
American Legacy Foundation
WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Federal Trade
Commission proposed to withdraw a guidance it created in 1966 that allowed
tobacco companies to market their products using tar an...
FTC Acts to Prevent Tobacco Industry Deception About Tar, Nicotine Levels; Congress Should Go Further by Giving FDA Authority Over Tobacco Products
WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a
statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
The Federal Trade Commission today has taken important action to
protect public health by proposing to prohibit tobacco companies from
claiming that ciga...
Potential dangers faced by narcoleptics who use nicotine outlined in new abstract
WESTCHESTER, Ill. A research abstract that will be presented on Monday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), provides the first description of nicotine
use by narcolepsy patients. Because people with narcolepsy can fall asleep suddenly and ...
Video: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Offers Free Nicotine Lozenges for All Certified Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers to Help Them Safely Quit Smoking
In response to the announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA), Commit Lozenges now offered to pilots and air traffic controllers who are quitting smoking
PITTSBURGH, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Aviation
Administration's (FAA) recent announce...
Nicotine in Medical Technology
Fuisz Tobacco Announces Clinical Study Results for Fuisz Tobacco Sheet Strip; Super Enhanced Bioavailability of Nicotine From Its Tobacco Sheet Strip Supports Efficacy of Low Dose Tobacco Product
WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fuisz Tobacco today
announces the results of a cross-over clinical study comparing the
absorption of nicotine
from the use of Fuisz Tobacco's dissolving tobacco
strip and the use of a nicotine
2mg chewing gum -- the study's control.
February 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Diabetes and Heart Disease, Going Vegetarian and Tinnitus
... an internal noise.
Avoiding excessive noise. Ear plugs can be helpful when operating noisy machines.
Avoiding stimulants. Caffeine, nicotine
and decongestants can aggravate tinnitus.
Adding background noise. Turning on quiet music, a fan or other background noises can distract the ...
Comprehensive Safety Tests Published on Ruyan(R) Smoking Alternatives
smoking alternatives, specifically the nicotine
cartridges that produce the
smoke-like vapor that ...ng in the US. The
device atomizes purified, liquid nicotine
and produces a vapor that, when
inhaled, satisfies...ins 16 mg of nicotine, and the Freestyle, which is nicotine
E-cigars produce a thick, flavorful vap...
Michael J. Fox Foundation Funds $1.1 Million for Cutting-Edge Approaches to Parkinson's Disease Under Rapid Response Innovation Awards 2008
...chanisms by which
nicotine may protect dopamine neurons through development and validation of
a screening test for small molecules that could increase nicotine
expression in the brain.
-- Marcus Unger, MD, and Wolfgang Oertel, MD, of Phillips University
(Marburg, Germany) want to find better treatm...
Orexigen(R) Initiates Second Phase IIb Empatic(TM) Trial on Schedule
... artery disease, among others. Research has shown
that obesity has a greater impact on the development of chronic conditions
in the U.S. than poverty, nicotine
or alcohol abuse. Obesity also places a
significant financial burden on the economy with mortality and morbidity
costs estimated to exceed $100 billio...
Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains
...e just beginning their careers in vaccinology.
Anti-Smoking Vaccine Keeps nicotine
Among the novel vaccines to be discussed at the conference is ...ng that their experimental vaccine,
NicVAX, induces antibodies that prevent nicotine
from reaching the brain.
In human trials, 24 percent of 61 people who smo...
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves ORENCIA(R) (abatacept) for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) in Patients Six Years and Older
... (GDH-PQQ). Consider using monitors and advising
patients to use monitors that do not react with maltose, such as those
based on glucose dehydrogenase nicotine
adenine dinucleotide (GDH-NAD),
glucose oxidase or glucose hexokinase test methods.
Pregnant and Nursing Mothers: ORENCIA should be used during preg...
'Brain Signature' for Cigarette Cravings Identified
...his study is the
first to show how abstinence from nicotine
produces brain activation
patterns that relate to ...vings are a hallmark of drug
dependence, including nicotine
dependence. "There have been several brain
imaging...basis of urges that arise
naturally as a result of nicotine
deprivation. This study was designed help
Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Successful Completion of NicVAX(R) Phase 2b Trial; Drug Shows Statistically Significant Rates of Smoking Cessation and Continuous Long-Term Smoking Abstinence at 12 Months
...y investigational vaccine being
developed to treat nicotine
addiction and prevent smoking relapse. The
final 1...a significant impact on how we treat
patients with nicotine
addiction." NicVAX(R) Phase 2b Trial: Key Finding...ed patients was correlated with level of anti- nicotine
antibodies at critical time points: The high antib...
Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Continued Positive NicVAX Phase 2b Data at Nine Months
at the 9th European Society for Research on nicotine
and Tobacco (SRNT)
Europe conference, October 3-6,...igational vaccine being
developed by Nabi to treat nicotine
addiction and prevent smoking relapse.
NicVAX is d...tem to produce antibodies
that bind to nicotine. A nicotine
molecule attached to an antibody is too
large to c...
Nicotine in Medical Products
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(Cotinine), Opiates, Phencyclidine, THC, Tricyclic Antidepressants, and Saliva Test for Alcohol....
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Nicotine in Biological News
Skin color clue to nicotine dependence
Higher concentrations of melanin -- the color pigment in skin and hair -- may be placing darker pigmented smokers at increased susceptibility to nicotine
dependence and tobacco-related carcinogens than lighter skinned smokers, according to scientists.
"We have found that the concentration of mel...
Researchers find link between nicotine addiction and autism
COLUMBUS, Ohio Scientists have identified a relationship between two proteins in the brain that has links to both nicotine
addiction and autism. The finding has led to speculation that existing drugs used to curb nicotine
addiction might serve as the basis for potential therapies to alleviate the...
Study links nicotine with breast cancer growth and spread
PHILADELPHIA A study published in Cancer Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests a possible role for nicotine
in breast tumor development and metastases.
The study, conducted by researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is among the first...
New genetic research into nicotine addiction shows promise for personalized treatment
Whether a smoking-cessation drug will enable you to quit smoking may depend on your genes, according to new genotyping research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The study, published in the September issue of the journal Biological Psychiatry, found that the enzyme known to m...
Children of smokers have more than 5 times higher levels of a nicotine toxin
Children who have at least one parent who smokes have 5.5 times higher levels of cotinine, a byproduct of nicotine, in their urine, according to a study by researchers from Warwick Medical School at the the University of Warwick, and the University of Leicester, published online ahead of print in...
Re-analysis of cigarettes confirms tobacco companies increased addictive nicotine 11 percent
A reanalysis of nicotine
yield from major brand name cigarettes sold in Massachusetts from 1997 to 2005 has confirmed that manufacturers have steadily increased the levels of this agent in cigarettes. This independent analysis, based on data submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Public Healt...
Successful lung cancer surgery not enough to break nicotine dependence in many smokers
A new study has found that close to half of 154 smokers who had surgery to remove early stage lung cancer picked up a cigarette again within 12 months of their potentially curative operation, and more than one-third were smoking at the one year mark. Sixty percent of patients who started smoking a...
Smokers invite to test vaccine against nicotine addiction
UCSF's Habit Abatement Clinic is testing a vaccine that enlists help from the immune system to keep nicotine
away from the brain. The vaccine is designed to help smokers quit and to limit the urge to start smoking again.
Called NicVax, the investigational vaccine is being developed by Nabi Bioph...
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...
Prenatal nicotine exposure reduces breathing response of newborns...
A 37-year-old-mother, who gave birth to a low-weight preemie at 24 weeks, exhibited the first-found link in a human between bacteria found in the mouth and the amniotic fluid of a woman in preterm labor.
Using new DNA finger-printing techniques to find bacteria that cannot be cultured and grown ...
Nicotine in Biological Technology
A Smoking Gene: deCODE Shows How a Single Variant in the Sequence of the Genome Confers Nicotine Dependence and Risk of Lung Cancer and Other Disease
Findings will be applied to diagnostic efforts and will be integrated into the deCODEme(TM) service
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cigarette
smoking is a major public health problem that contributes to millions of
deaths around the world each ...
Next Safety Releases Advanced Respirator for Infectious Diseases
...lops pulmonary drug delivery products. It is a leader in the development of nicotine
delivery devices for smoking cessation and nicotine
Next Safety has 28 US patents that are eithe...
Matt Bars, a Global Expert in Smoking Cessation, Joins Next Safety as Chairman
...y, Inc. has developed the most effective pulmonary nicotine
delivery device to help people quit smoking
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Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results
...scale clinical trials using CPP-109 to treat cocaine and methamphetamine addiction, as well as pilot studies for other addictions, such as alcohol and nicotine
abuse, and obsessive-compulsive disorders, including binge eating."
For the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company's ...
Star Scientific Announces Successful Completion of Product Satisfaction Study - Results Show Potential for Development and Manufacturing of New Pharmaceutical Product for Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Cessation
...awal symptoms when compared to an over-the-counter nicotine
replacement product (NRT). The study, which includ...stered over the course of four sessions. Both the nicotine
replacement product and the 4mg Stonewall product ...uch more effective than their placebos in reducing nicotine
craving, confirming the preliminary results publis...
deCODE genetics Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
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addiction and lung cancer, osteoporosis, intra... of development of DG041.
addiction and lung cancer. In April, deCODE scient...ink between a single SNP and susceptibility to nicotine
dependence. Moreover, in part because of this impa...
Misperceptions About Smoking Cessation Aids May Hinder Smokers From Using Effective Treatment for Quitting
... the annual meeting of
the Society for Research on nicotine
and Tobacco (SRNT) to present the
latest research ...matically underestimate the
safety and efficacy of nicotine
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quitting sm...proves its safety.(1)
"Cessation treatments like nicotine
replacement therapy have been
proven to greatly in...
Evotec Starts Phase II in Smoking Cessation with EVT 302
...0 smokers. Smokers will
receive a single dose of EVT 302, nicotine, and placebo in a random order.
The effect of EVT 302 on craving when combined with nicotine
therapy will be assessed as a secondary outcome. In addition, safety and
tolerability as well as additional outcome parameters relating to...
Phase I Safety and Tolerability Study With EVT 302 Successfully Completed
... to nine attempts to quit during
their lifetime. There is also strong health economic support for the
benefits of quitting. The market is dominated by nicotine
as patch and gum, and only two prescription therapies are currently
approved. Any drug that could improve smoking cessation rates co...
Laser Therapy Gives Smokers Hope for Successful New Year's Resolution
... David Jackson, CEO of Achieve Laser.
Mr. Jackson personally overcame his nicotine
addiction after more than
15 years of smoking a pack a day. "My success wit...like other smoking cessation aides, laser therapy does not involve
drugs or nicotine
replacement," states Brian Frank, co-owner of Achieve
Laser. "This allows o...
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