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[Sweden] Nicotine creates a chronic drug memory in the brain

A researcher reports a surprise that came after three months into her study on nicotine abstinence, when lab rats suddenly became fearless and sought out well-lighted areas that prey animals normally avoid. At the same time, signaling in the brain’s rewa
ScienceDaily
added Feb 2, 2017 20:22
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College students' perceptions of risk and addictiveness of e-cigarettes and cigarettes

among college students, perceptions of harm and addictiveness of e-cigarettes are lower than those for conventional cigarettes. For both products, perceptions of harm and addictiveness were lower among exclusive and dual users, compared to non-users.
Journal of American College Health
added Feb 1, 2017 14:56
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Nicotine reverses hypofrontality in animal models of addiction and schizophrenia

Chronic nicotine administration reversed this hypofrontality, suggesting that administration of nicotine may represent a therapeutic strategy for the treatment of schizophrenia, and a physiological basis for the tendency of patients with schizophrenia to
Nature
added Jan 24, 2017 16:43
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What Did Neanderthals Leave to Modern Humans? Some Surprises

Neanderthal DNA can mean you’re more likely to get hooked on nicotine, even though there were no tobacco plants in archaic Europe. We think this might be because there’s a bit of Neanderthal DNA right next to a human gene that’s a neurotransmitter implic
New York Times
added Jan 20, 2017 14:41
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The international prevalence of smoking in addiction treatment

Internationally, cigarette smoking is higher among patients in addiction treatment when compared to the general populace, according to a study published in the Society for the Study of Addiction.... there are both cultural and biological reasons high rat
Addiction Now
added Jan 19, 2017 18:31
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Commitment and capacity for providing evidence-based tobacco treatment in US drug treatment facilities

Staff commitment to providing tobacco treatment was the strongest predictor of tobacco treatment quality, followed by resources for providing treatment. Interventions to change staff attitudes and improve resources for tobacco treatment have the strongest
Substance Abuse
added Jan 15, 2017 18:43
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‘Nicotine’: An honest account of the emotional complexity of quitting

But he’s managing his addiction well enough. “The craving seldom overpowers me and, when it does, I know how to bypass it,” he notes. So what of me and cigar 5,018? I plan on smoking it this Friday. Caring friends and overbearing doctors often suggest
Washington Post
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34
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Review: ‘Nicotine,’ the Stuff of Burning Desire

includes an introduction by the English writer Will Self that belongs in the hall of fame of bad introductions...tries to one-up Mr. Hens by bragging at length about his own peerless nicotine addiction. This introduction is profitably torn out, the way sm
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2017 03:36
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Nicotine's Highly Addictive Impact on Youth Underestimated

"I think most people realize nicotine is addictive, but I don't know if there's an understanding of just how addictive it is – particularly for youths," said Lorena M. Siqueira, MD, MSPH, lead author of a new report on nicotine, addiction, and youth that
Medical Tribune
added Jan 5, 2017 20:42
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[Canada] KREISMAN: Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader

Carrie Fisher was a lifelong smoker who died at age 60 from a sudden heart attack...She had also fought mental health and addiction battles. The prevalence of smoking is disproportionately elevated in both of these groups...a meaningful public teaching mo
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:22
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