The recent increase in the use of electronic cigarettes may have led to higher smoking cessation rates in the U.S., a recent study found. ... Researchers compared smoking cessation rates of survey respondents who reported smoking cigarettes in the 12
Benowitz, MD, a smoking-cessation researcher and emeritus professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. ... While e-cigarettes are “clearly less harmful” than combusted tobacco, they don't always work for smoking cessation, Dr.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2015/02/24/2.htm. Varenicline increased smoking cessation rates compared to placebo in smokers who were contemplating quitting but were not ready to do so ... Varenicline increased smoking cessation rates compared
clinical trial, varenicline, an FDA-approved medication for smoking cessation, reduced drinking in both smokers and nonsmokers.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/12/23/4.htm. Two potentially low-cost smoking cessation treatments were evaluated in studies published last week. ... Two potentially low-cost smoking cessation treatments were evaluated in studies published
Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2013;382:1629-37. ... Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;9:CD010216. [PMID: 27622384].
In patients with COPD, include smoking cessation counseling and treatment as part of a comprehensive clinical strategy to prevent acute exacerbations of COPD (weak recommendation, low- or very low-quality evidence).
According to the 2010 performance measures, a PAD treatment program should include cholesterol lowering, smoking cessation and antiplatelet therapy. ... Smoking cessation can include behavior modification therapy, nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/06/28/6.htm. A warning will be added to smoking cessation aid varenicline (Chantix) to indicate that the drug may be associated with a ... independent and major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and
Dr. Bradley likens domestic violence to smoking cessation, in terms of the physician's approach and the patients' timing. ... Patients probably won't stop smoking or make changes right away, but with repeated support and understanding from their physician