What is the most effective duration of nicotine replacement? (This study was conducted only in patients also receiving extensive telephone counseling on tobacco cessation.) 8 weeks. Beyond 2 months, continued nicotine replacement did not help with stopping-smoking rates.
What helps decrease the number of falls in older women? Exercise training? vitamin D? or the combination of both? Vitamin D was ineffective in decreasing falls. Otherwise, group exercise twice a week for one year and then once a week for the second year did NOT decrease the number of falls, but it did decrease the likelihood of a fall in these older women to result in an injury.