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Receptor proteins that respond to nicotine may help fat cells burn energy

The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells, new research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute shows. Previous research by
ScienceDaily
added May 24, 2018 18:19
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[UK] Real-world compensatory behaviour with low nicotine concentration e-liquid: subjective effects and nicotine, acrolein and formaldehyde exposure

Use of a lower nicotine concentration e-liquid was may be associated with compensatory behaviour (e.g., higher number and duration of puffs) and increases in negative affect, urge to vape, and formaldehyde exposure.
London South Bank University
added Jun 8, 2018 13:38
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AAP urges FDA to protect youths from Juuling, other tobacco products

“Once the brain is addicted to nicotine, it is extremely hard to go back to a nicotine-free state,”...AAP CEO/Executive Vice President Karen Remley, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., FAAP, and leaders from other partner organizations met with FDA Commissioner Scott
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 17, 2018 16:37
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[UK] Obese people are more likely to smoke due to 'addictive' genes drawing them to nicotine and fatty foods, study finds

Genetic mutations may draw obese smokers to addictive behaviours, causing them to indulge in both nicotine and fattening foods, according to the researchers. Previous research suggests smokers take in fewer calories, therefore obese people may start smo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:17
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Dr. Marc Siegel: E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are seen by some – including me – as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But e-cigarettes pose a special danger to teenagers, both as a gateway to traditional cigarettes and because they contain chemicals that
Fox News
added May 14, 2018 22:04
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[Florida] LANDI V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 05/14/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette makers hid the dangers of their products, which caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 12, 2018 18:51
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ICPSRSummer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

The PATH Study is a household-based, nationally representative, longitudinal cohort study of approximately 46,000 adults and youth (ages 12 and up) in the US. The Study was launched in 2011 to inform the FDA's regulatory activities under the 2009 Family S
National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (ICPSR, University of Michigan)
added May 11, 2018 21:47
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Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use: 2017 status report

In 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between them cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability‐adjusted life years, with illicit drugs costing a further tens of millions. Europeans proportionately suffered more but in absolute terms t
Addiction
added May 11, 2018 20:34
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Alcohol and tobacco are by far the biggest threat to human welfare of all addictive drugs

A new review published online today in the journal Addiction has compiled the best, most up-to-date source of information on alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and the burden of death and disease. It shows that in 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between
EurekAlert
added May 11, 2018 19:29
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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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