Hilary Tindle Archives
Tindle authors NCI guidance on treatment of cancer patient who smoke
Feb. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt's Hilary Tindle, MD, MPH, was one of the key contributors to the new Tobacco Control Monograph from the National Cancer Institute.
Study that investigated whether three smoking cessation drugs could reduce alcohol intake yields unexpected finding
Aug. 5, 2022—A Vanderbilt study of three proven smoking cessation treatments suggests these medications could play an important role to reduce alcohol use and smoking at the same time.
Smokers have better quit rates with hospital-based interventions than quitline help, but study indicates need for longer follow-up
Jun. 28, 2022—A health care system model that offered tobacco cessation treatment to smokers being discharged from a hospital produced a higher rate of tobacco abstinence during the three-month program than referral to a state-based telephone quitline, but the advantage disappeared at six months when both treatments produced comparable quit rates, researchers have found.
COVID-19 pandemic brought changes in cigarette smoking: study
Jun. 9, 2021—Smokers who believed they were at increased risk of getting COVID-19 during the pandemic, or having a more severe case, were more likely to quit while those whoperceived more stress increased smoking, according to new research published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
Physician-scientists Aliyu, Tindle elected to ASCI
Mar. 31, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Muktar Aliyu, MBBS, MPH, DrPH, and Hilary Tindle, MD, MPH, will be inducted this year into the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), an elite honor society of physician-scientists from the upper ranks of academic medicine and industry.
Quitting smoking associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease
Aug. 20, 2019—A new Vanderbilt study documents the great incentive for current smokers to quit.
Panel explores tobacco-control legislation efforts
Apr. 4, 2019—Tobacco control legislative initiatives in Tennessee and other states were discussed during the spring Research into Policy and Practice Lecture sponsored by the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and NashvilleHealth.
New research finds lung cancer risk drops substantially within five years of quitting smoking
May. 29, 2018—Just because you stopped smoking years ago doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods when it comes to developing lung cancer. That’s the “bad” news. The good news is your risk of lung cancer drops substantially within five years of quitting.
Smoking study personalizes treatment
Nov. 16, 2017—A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking and which patients could do just as well, and avoid side effects, by using a nicotine patch.
Thirteen honored at endowed chair holder celebration
Feb. 19, 2016—Thirteen Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration Feb. 18 at the Student Life Center.
VUMC debuts dedicated tobacco treatment service
Oct. 22, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of only a few academic medical centers in the country with a dedicated hospital-wide tobacco treatment service.
Reduced-nicotine cigarettes decreased dependence and frequency of smoking: NEJM study
Sep. 30, 2015—Reduced-nicotine cigarettes were beneficial in reducing nicotine exposure and dependence, and also the number of cigarettes smoked per day, when compared with standard-nicotine cigarettes in a six-week study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.