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Anti-smoking drug Champix does not cause serious side effects, says study

Anti-smoking drug Champix (varenicline) has received some bad press in the 9 years since it’s 2006 introduction in Britain, with complaints of the smoking cessation treatment being linked to behavioural changes, agitation, heart problems, and even suicide. However, new research … Continue reading

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Exploding e-cigarettes putting lives at risk

The safety of electronic cigarettes has been plunged into further doubt after an electronic cigarette user almost had his legs blown off due to one of the devices ‘exploding like a grenade’. Medics that initially treated 48-year-old David Aspinall from … Continue reading

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Cancer patients could be more nicotine dependent with e-cigarettes

A new study into e-cigarettes has put further fuel onto the fire about just how useful a tool they are in helping smokers successfully quit smoking, after researchers found cancer patients who used c-cigs to try and stop smoking actually … Continue reading

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Fear of weight gain preventing smokers from quitting

Most people are in agreement that smoking is bad. There are thousands of toxic chemicals contained within just a single cigarette that can cause a variety of different types of cancer and heart disease, not to mention the soaring cost … Continue reading

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Health risks from smoking could be much higher for women

Two separate studies to emerge have highlighted exactly how dangerous smoking can be, in particularly to women it would seem. The first was conducted by a team at The University of Tromso, Norway, who analysed medical records from more than … Continue reading

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