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[New Zealand] Maori, Pacific women smokers less physically dependent on tobacco

Maori and Pacific women who smoke are less physically dependent on cigarettes than NZ European and other women, a new study has found. Smokers completed three questionnaires - one at the "baseline" entry to the study and the others after two of the Gove
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11

TeenSafe Launches #FightScreenAddiction Campaign

The Parent Monitor and Control App creators invite the public to get involved by sharing #FightScreenAddiction facts. Founded in 2011 and based in Santa Monica, Calif., TeenSafe, a National PTA partner, is the leading smartphone monitoring solution fo
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2016 22:09

[Africa, Asia, India] NGOs flay Nigerian delegates’ objection to global anti-tobacco talks

In its presentation, a Nigerian delegate on the Tobacco Control Desk of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) attempted to sow doubt about the addictiveness of tobacco products—a familiar tobacco industry tactic—despite decades-long consensus on the is
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:42

Smoking Cessation 1 Year or More: Experiences of Successful Quitters

The findings suggest that maintaining cessation for a year or more is shaped by biological, psychological, and social conditions, as reflected in the essences. The essences coalesced to a tipping point of motivation and conditions leading to sustained be
Journal of Addictions Nursing
added Sep 15, 2016 02:25

Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction

In a series of experiments with 24 nicotine-addicted smokers, researchers found that to satisfy nicotine cravings, smokers not only had to smoke a cigarette with nicotine, but also had to believe the cigarette contained nicotine. Study participants were
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 14, 2016 13:32

Table of Contents Volume 18 Issue 10 October 2016

Is the E-Liquid Industry Regulating Itself? A Look at E-Liquid Internet Vendors in the United States / Prices and E-Cigarette Demand: Evidence From the European Union / Is a Price Increase Policy Enough for Adolescent Smokers?: Factors Affecting the Effec
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 9, 2016 16:45

[Washington] Hooked on nicotine gum and worried about the health risks

Q: I quit smoking six years ago by using nicotine gum. The trouble is, I haven’t quit the gum....experts are not sure whether long-term use of nicotine gum poses serious health risks. You may find that switching to a nicotine patch makes it easier to gra
Seattle (WA) Times
added Aug 8, 2016 14:01

[Switzerland] People with Epilepsy are more likely to be Smokers, Study Suggests

There is a strong correlation between epilepsy and smoking according to a study of people living in French-speaking Switzerland. Although it has yet to be established whether or not epilepsy actually causes smoking, there appears to be a genetic link bet
Epilepsy Research UK (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:35

Could the secret to quitting drinking or smoking be an implant in the brain that controls cravings?

Scientists are trialling the pioneering technique which involves implanting a tiny, programmable device into the brain. The implant targets the part of the brain responsible for controlling cravings and also helps to reduce levels of stress, which can w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 15, 2016 03:08

Estimating the number of quit attempts it takes to quit smoking successfully in a longitudinal cohort of smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Previous estimates of number of quit attempts required to quit may be underestimating the average number of attempts as these estimates excluded smokers who have greater difficulty quitting and relied on lifetime recall of number of attempts. Understandin
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:16
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