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[Florida] SCHAECHTER: Keeping Kids Fit: E-cigarettes proving harmful to children

When it comes to e-cigarettes, where there is smoke — or vapor — there may be toxins, lung inflammation, addiction, second-hand exposure, ingestion or skin contact with a fatal dose of poison by a young child. Given these concerns, at UHealth – the Unive
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jan 11, 2016 18:23

Gut Hormones in Addiction (GHADD) Study at Hammersmith Hospital

We are investigating the effects that certain gut hormones (hormones that are produced in the stomach and intestine) have on the brain....even if you have not yet stopped smoking or drinking, or have not yet entered a weight management programme, but are
Imperial College London (uk)
added Jan 8, 2016 15:28

VIDEO: Are E-Cigarette Ads Encouraging Teen Addiction?

TV commercials for e-cigarettes have drawn the ire of the CDC, which is concerned that they will result in teen addiction to smoking. WSJ's Tripp Mickle explains on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. Photo: blu eCigs
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 6, 2016 18:51

Neural Sensitivity to Smoking Stimuli Is Associated With Cigarette Craving in Adolescent Smokers

These novel results demonstrate that adolescent smokers may be more neurobiologically responsive to smoking stimuli than adults, perhaps because of ongoing ontogenetic changes in adolescents that normatively occur in frontostriatal circuitry.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Dec 30, 2015 23:33

22nd Century Group Files Form 8-K with Letter to Shareholders

“The evidence is getting stronger that reducing nicotine reduces smoking and makes people less addicted to cigarettes and, in doing so, might make them more likely to quit.”...we have assembled all the crucial elements of a Modified Risk Tobacco Product
Business Wire
added Dec 16, 2015 17:40

New clues to nicotine addiction

Based on these findings, the researchers suggest that acetylcholine regulates how much glutamate is released into the synapse, and at what frequency. It also facilitates the packaging of glutamate into vesicles. Studies using electron microscopy confirm
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 7, 2015 22:41

[Connecticut] Gene for nicotine addiction identified

determined that nicotine dependence can be associated with variants in a particular gene: CHRNA4. The study — the largest to date investigating the genetics of nicotine dependence — provided statistical evidence for the link between CHRNA4 and nicotine ad
Yale Daily News
added Oct 21, 2015 12:09

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery

"Quitting smoking will improve anyone's health. But our study shows that giving up cigarettes is even more important for adults in recovery from alcohol since it will help them stay sober," said lead author Renee Goodwin. Goodwin is an associate professo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 8, 2015 09:34

Reducing nicotine intake does not reduce smoking habits

Using low-nicotine cigarettes in an attempt to reduce the smoking habits of individuals with no intent to quit did not work over the long term, according to study results. "We don't know that very low nicotine cigarettes will not reduce nicotine depende
added Jul 31, 2015 11:57

[Australia] What’s next for tobacco control? A smoke-free generation

Tasmania has smoking rates 50% higher than elsewhere in Australia.... The tobacco-free generation is a cry from the heart from people who have had enough. Those backing the amendment include many Tasmanian health professionals and advocates who are fed up
The Conversation (au)
added May 27, 2015 16:44
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