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Comparison of Cotinine Levels in Pregnant Women While Smoking and When Using Nicotine Replacement Therapy [FREE FULL TEXT]

cotinine levels generated using NRT during pregnancy were lower than levels achieved from smoking....our findings are significant and are consistent with the hypothesis that NRT patches deliver an inadequate dose of nicotine to aid smoking cessation durin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 12:06

Use of “Non-assigned” Interventions in a Randomized Trial of Internet and Telephone Treatment for Smoking Cessation

A recent meta-analysis of Internet interventions for smoking cessation found mixed evidence regarding effectiveness. One explanation may be differential use of non-assigned cessation treatments—including other Internet programs—that either amplify or mas
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 04:50

E-cigarettes turning nonsmokers to nicotine addiction: Study

"Half of current users of e-cigarettes are nonsmokers, suggesting that unlike tobacco harm-reduction products, e-cigarettes contribute to primary nicotine addiction and to renormalisation of smoking behaviours," said Robert C. McMillen, an associate prof
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 5, 2014 14:57

[Ireland] Leading Irish consultant compares e-cigs to methadone

A HOSPITAL consultant has compared electronic cigarettes to heroin substitute methadone after revealing that two children arrived in an emergency department after being poisoned by liquid nicotine.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 27, 2014 12:07

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

Daughters exposed to their mother's stress hormones in the womb may be more likely to become nicotine-dependent later in life, a new long-term study suggests. It also found that girls whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were at higher risk for eventual
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2014 09:43

[UK] i Deputy Editor's Letter: Electronic smoke debate

Adults should have the right to make up their own minds, but anything which might discourage youngsters from starting an addictive habit – whether it be tobacco or electronic – should be welcomed.
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 29, 2014 14:47

QUIRINO: Why I Keep Coming Back to Smoking - Kelly Quirino

Six months ago, I found myself once again with a cigarette snuggled firmly between the index and middle finger of my right hand. I’m not sure how it started. There were friends and nights out, there was a road trip, and at the end of it all there was me,
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 3, 2013 14:11

[Australia, Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Where there is smoke ... -

The biennial Smokefree Oceania conference is in Auckland this week. Health reporter Martin Johnston looks at research and policy highlights from the meeting, attended by more than 400 international delegates.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 22, 2013 13:39

FDA, NIH Create 14 Centers For Tobacco Research

are awarding millions in funding to create 14 centers to conduct research on tobacco products. Officials said Thursday that the agencies have awarded up to $53 million for fiscal 2013 for the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science, mostly at universities
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2013 09:46

A look at e-cigarettes by M. D. Anderson

this next frontier for “Big Tobacco” provides renewed presence in a declining marketplace. It’s also a potential gateway to new smokers, particularly among teens and in emerging/foreign markets, according to behavioral scientists at The University of Tex
The Vindicator
added Sep 7, 2013 18:39
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