Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Addiction 2,634 headlines found


Paradise Lost: The relationships between neurological and psychological changes in nicotine-dependent patients

As long as smokers remain unaware of the effects of nicotine on their ability to experience happiness from ordinary pleasures, it is understandable for them to smoke cigarettes for instant gratification, even if short-lived. It is also understandable for
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:22

[Florida] NATHAN: Dreaming of a smoke-free society

But if you think it's a harmless replacement for cigarettes, it's not. Used on a regular basis, e-cigarettes also pose a threat to your health. Every physician has encountered patients whose lives have been markedly impaired or ended prematurely by addic
Hernando (FL) Today
added Mar 30, 2014 19:56

[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

Kirno the orangutan hooked on cigarettes after picking up lit butts thrown into his Indonesian enclosure

Guests are throwing pre-lit cigarette butts to the adult male known as Kirno then laughing as he smokes like a human. It is thought he learnt how to smoke by imitating zoo visitors. And it comes just two years after another of the zoo's orangutans, Tori,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:28

Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit

The researchers discovered that nicotine withdrawal weakens brain connections associated with the ability to control cravings for cigarettes, according to the study, which was published in this week's issue of the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2014 01:41

Brain links weakened by nicotine withdrawal may explain smokers' relapse

A new brain imaging study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that the high rate of relapse among smokers trying to quit may be due to an inability - brought on by nicotine withdrawal - to switch from the "default mode" brain network, to the "executive
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:48

Where there's smoke, there's fire: The brain reactivity of chronic smokers when exposed to the negative value of smoking.

These fMRI results highlight potentially important processes underlying the insensitivity to the negative value of smoking, an important characteristic of addiction.
Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry
added Mar 11, 2014 08:23

Half of Veterans Prescribed Medical Opioids Continue to Use Them Chronically, Study Finds

certain factors were more likely to be present in veterans who continued to use opioids chronically: They include post-traumatic stress disorder, tobacco use ... "The exception is tobacco use, which is associated with a decreased likelihood of discontinua
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2014 09:30

[UK] Starting smoking as a teenager not only makes it harder to quit, it THINS the brain

People who start smoking when they are very young have less grey matter in the brain region involved in making decisions and gut feelings They also crave cigarettes more making giving up more difficult
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 4, 2014 10:06

VIDEO: Panic! At The Disco Are Addicted To Love 'N' Cigarettes In The New 'Nictotine' Video

Anti-smoking PSA: Panic! At The Disco’s “Nicotine” video is a reminder that cigarettes are BAD and love is ADDICTIVE. ... the song is comparing a smoking addiction to the feeling of addiction one feels in a toxic relationship. (Your heart says no! Your l
added Mar 1, 2014 18:22
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines