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Psychometric evaluation of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Nicotine Dependence Item Bank for use with electronic cigarettes

Each PROMIS-E version evidenced strong psychometric properties for assessing e-cigarette dependence in adults who either use e-cigarette exclusively or who are dual-users of cigarettes and e-cigarettes. However, results indicated little benefit of the lo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 3, 2018 14:13
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Perceptions of the Harm and Addictiveness of Conventional Cigarette Smoking Among Adolescent E-Cigarette Users

E-cigarette users had lower perceptions of the addictiveness of conventional cigarette smoking compared with nonusers but higher than cigarette smokers and dual users. E-cigarette users reported lower influence by antismoking ads, more conventional cigar
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jan 11, 2018 18:38
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Brain research points the way to new treatments for nicotine addiction

The research, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, identifies specific chemical changes deep in the brain that help drive nicotine addiction. It also describes experiments in which the scientists were able to halt th
News.am (am)
added Jan 11, 2018 00:00
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Wheel running during chronic nicotine exposure is protective against mecamylamine-precipitated withdrawal and up-regulates hippocampal α7 nACh receptors in mice

We demonstrated for the first time a profound effect of exercise on α7 nAChRs in nicotine-dependent animals, irrespective of exercise intensity. These findings shed light onto the mechanism underlining the protective effect of exercise on the development
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 3, 2018 14:23
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How exercise is key to successfully quitting smoking

Exercise can help smokers finally kick the habit, suggests new research. The study reveals that even moderate intensity exercise markedly reduces the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms.
ScienceDaily
added Dec 22, 2017 02:27
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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Cigarette smoking is increasing among Americans with drug problems

Until now, little was known about whether the decline in smoking was also occurring among individuals with illicit substance use disorders. The findings are published online in the journal Addiction. The data show that smoking rates increased among thos
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 19, 2017 16:45
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BRIEF-Axsome Collaborates With A Nicotine Addiction Research Center For Phase 2 Trial Of AXS-05 In Smoking Cessation

* AXSOME THERAPEUTICS - ‍ENTERED RESEARCH COLLABORATION WITH DUKE UNIVERSITY TO EVALUATE AXS-05 IN A PHASE 2 CLINICAL TRIAL IN SMOKERS ATTEMPTING TO QUIT​
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 18:24
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[UK] Medical marijuana has NO public health risks and should not be withheld from patients, WHO declares after months of deliberation

The WHO has declared medical marijuana is beneficial for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases, and does not carry an addiction risk The report, published today, also recommended imposing the strong restrictions available on fent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:23
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. BETTYE RYAN, et. al., Appellees: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit (PDF)

Overall, the [Surgeon General] Reports were presented as authoritative and conclusive evidence that nicotine exposure essentially rewires the brain and removes an individual’s choice to continue smoking and that nicotine addiction is the fundamental reaso
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 15, 2017 23:34
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