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[UK] Banning e-cigarettes in the workplace

consider a range of factors first, including the prospect of some of these products eventually being regulated as medicines. E-cigarettes are used by many smokers as a substitute for tobacco products. They usually heat nicotine, propylene glycol and flav
People Management (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:02
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

by design e-cigarettes expose users to nicotine in an aerosol of ultrafine particles that also have direct bilogical effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system and lungs. Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:16
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Adverse Effects of Cigarette and Noncigarette Smoke Exposure on the Autonomic Nervous System [FREE FULL TEXT]

We propose that the nicotine and fine particulate matter in tobacco smoke lead to increased sympathetic nerve activity, which becomes persistent via a positive feedback loop between sympathetic nerve activity and reactive oxidative species. Furthermore, w
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Oct 21, 2014 11:03
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the effects of nicotine and fine particle air pollution (from cigarettes and other sources) in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that describes how these agents act on
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:01
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COBB/ABRAMS: The FDA, E-Cigarettes, and the Demise of Combusted Tobacco

We would encourage the FDA to accelerate their regulations to eliminate uncertainty regarding safety, drive the substitution and use of clean nicotine, and hasten the demise of lethal combusted tobacco.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:29
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AUDIO: Interview with Dr. Nathan Cobb on the future of e-cigarettes, smoking, nicotine-replacement therapy, and Big Tobacco.

Nathan Cobb is an attending physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:24
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[Turkey] Free treatment for 300,000 nicotine addicts

One of the few countries combatting smoking effectively by a widespread ban, Turkey also looks to help people quit the habit by implementing a series of measures such as providing free treatment. In 2011, 250,000 smokers were supplied with medication tha
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Oct 16, 2014 13:06
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[Turkey] Ameliorative Effect of Chronic Moderate Exercise in Smoke Exposed or Nicotine Applied Rats From Acute Stress

Biochemical parameters and histological scoring indicated increased tissue injury due to nicotine application and cigarette smoke exposure and exercise training ameliorated these effects in most of the tissues of acute stress induced rats.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:55
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Determination of Behaviorally Effective Tobacco Constituent Doses in Rats

Nicotine, cotinine, myosmine, and anatabine produced distinct time- and dose-dependent patterns of effects on locomotor activity. Results from the study will aid in the selection of relevant doses for future studies assessing the addictive potential of th
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:47
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[Massachusetts] Ashland health board OKs restrictions on tobacco, e-cigs

Board of Health unanimously approved new regulations Tuesday night that restrict the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine delivery products such as e-cigarettes. The board also passed a regulation banning the use of the use of e-cigarettes in any area wh
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:58
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