Both stable current smokers and individuals who had quit exhibited significantly less anxiety but more depression.
COPD patients, smokers have up-regulation of ACE-2, the cellular entry receptor for SARS-CoV-2
The use of electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) to treat self-injurious or aggressive behavior has been banned by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Risk for CV, neuropsychiatric hospitalizations lower for varenicline versus nicotine replacement therapy
Successful smoking cessation involves a 2-pronged approach, since there are 2 components to smoking - physiological and behavioral, according to Nervana Elkhadragy, PharmD, MS, TTS, of Purdue University, College of Pharmacy, Indianapolis.
Sole e-cigarette use not linked to increased odds of stroke in national sample of young adults.
Patients with tobacco dependence and pulmonary embolism are likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of initial discharge due to pulmonary embolism.
Drugs in the Pipeline
The Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee (NDAC) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended the approval of the New Drug Application (NDA) from GlaxoSmithKline for an over-the-counter (OTC) nicotine mouth spray to aid in smoking cessation (9 to 6 vote). The nicotine mouth spray (NMS) delivers 1mg nicotine per spray; each dispenser would deliver…
Two-part guideline addresses diagnosis, evaluation, management of the chronic inflammatory skin disease
Risk reduced even for high-frequency cigarette smokers