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Educated people more likely to use e-cigs, Georgia State study finds

surveyed 1,200 smokers who either smoked cigarettes, used electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) , or both, in hopes of finding any discrepancies on how it may affect an individual’s intent to quit...Dr. Michael Eriksen, who helped put the study toge
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 23, 2016 16:50
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“e-cig” or “vape”? why smoking semantics matter

Truth Initiative® researchers analyzed the public posts from users of BecomeAnEX®,... “Terms such as ‘electronic nicotine delivery systems,’ commonly employed by researchers and public health advocates, are not used by U.S. smokers and may be an impedimen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:37
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the truth about: smokeless tobacco

Smokeless tobacco is far from safe and is linked to three types of cancer—oral, esophageal and pancreatic—and chronic use can still result in nicotine addiction. To spread the truth about smokeless tobacco, we’ve summarized the key facts for you to kno
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:34
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When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution

Homes of smokers remained polluted with THS for up to 6 months after cessation. Residents continued to be exposed to THS toxicants that accumulated in settled house dust and on surfaces before smoking cessation. Further research is needed to better unders
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2016 16:26
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Nicotine from smoke enters body through the skin

Tobacco smoke can linger long after smokers have exhaled their last puff. A new study finds that chemicals in that smoke, including nicotine, can enter the body of others in that room — through their skin.
Science New for Students
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29
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Can nicotine protect the aging brain?

according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself -- when given independently from tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29
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Evaluation of Chronic Oral Nicotine Treatment in Food Consumption, Body Weight and [125I] Epibatidine Binding in Adult Mice

Three weeks of nicotine consumption decreased food intake and body weight, and increased expression of high affinity nicotine binding sites, hallmarks of central effects of chronic exposure to nicotine. Furthermore, chronic voluntary oral consumption of
Open Access Journal of Toxicology
added Sep 21, 2016 16:28
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[Asia, India] Nicotine sans tobacco may ward off Alzheimer's disease: Study

Nicotine -- when given independent of tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages and even ward off neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, US researchers have said. The ability of nicotine -- an important component
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 21, 2016 16:22
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Texas A&M research shows nicotine could help protect brain aging

according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself—when given independently from tobacco—could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
News-Medical.net
added Sep 21, 2016 16:21
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[UK] How NICOTINE could help to prevent obesity and dementia: Drug 'reduces appetite and slows the brain's ageing'

When taken independently, nicotine - found in tobacco products - protects the brain as it ages by suppressing the desire to eat, scientists believe. But experts say smoking should still be avoided as it results in a vast array of health problems which ou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:59
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