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E-Cigarettes help smokers quit, ban not required, goes on AAAS debate

Electronic cigarettes have been shown to be effective in helping smokers quit and many believe them to be much safer than cigarettes. But the debate rages on. Today at AAAS, a panel of global advocacy, ethical, policy, health, toxicology and industry experts from Germany, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK and USA debated whether electronic cigarettes killing users softly or ...

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Move Over Patches, Nicotine Vaccine is Here to Quit Smoking

Nicotine capsules, nicotine patches are passe now as researchers have discovered a more effective nicotine vaccine that could help smokers and even drug addicts quit. With an effective nicotine vaccine, people may be less motivated to relapse because the brain’s reward system could no longer react to nicotine. The scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in the US first ...

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Yoga-centric ‘MORE’ Exercise Helps Chronic Patients Dependent on Drugs: Study

To reduce the dependence on drugs among chronic patients, a new program called MORE or Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) has beem devised to help them make less depedent on drugs by visualising more meaningful life and bear the pain. The program decreases the chronic patients’ addiction for drugs by helping them gain a sense of meaning and fulfilment in life ...

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Rajnath Beats Hasty Retreat, Says Uttarakhand Governor Not Asked to Quit

It was an embarrassing moment for the Narendra Modi government that has asked many Congress-appointed governors indirectly to quit or plucked loopholes in their activities to show the door. But when the Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre on Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi’s plea, Home Minister Rajnath Singh was quick enough to say on Friday that the governor was ...

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Doha debate asks Syrian President Assad to go

The reputation of Syria’s President Bashar Al Assad came under sustained attack at the latest Doha Debate, where more than 90 percent of the audience called on him to resign. The session provoked tense and often bitter exchanges between panelists, who argued that Assad should stay and reform, and young, predominantly Arab debaters who repeatedly condemned the killing of more ...

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