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Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Agonists for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Dementia: An Update

nAChRs have consistently presented a promising theoretical use in the treatment of AD; however, trials thus far have been complicated by adverse effects or minimal improvement. This review will provide an update on several pharmacological nAChR agonists t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:05
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Heart-healthy lifestyle in old age tied to lower dementia risk

Researchers focused on seven recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) for optimal cardiovascular health: not smoking; regularly exercising; routinely eating fish, fruits, and vegetables; avoiding excess weight; and keeping blood pressure
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:10
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[UK] Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of 2.8 YEARS - compared to four years in schizophrenics, major study finds

Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of 2.8 years, new research suggests. This is compared to four years in schizophrenia patients, according to the largest study of its kind. Brain ageing is defined as reduced blood flow through the organ. Ex
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:53
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[France, UK] The 7 health tests that can tell if YOU are at risk of dementia: Smokers and people who are overweight or have unhealthy diets are most at risk

Scientists have revealed the seven health tests that tell a person their risk of developing dementia in later life. These seven tests are whether a person: smokes, is overweight, exercises regularly, eats fish and fruit or vegetables often, and has heal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:16
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A Face-Aging App for Smoking Cessation in a Waiting Room Setting: Pilot Study in an HIV Outpatient Clinic

A face-aging app implemented in a waiting room provides a novel opportunity to motivate patients visiting a health care provider to quit smoking, to address quitting at their subsequent appointment and thereby encourage physician-delivered smoking cessati
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:08
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Income Inequality and Life Expectancy / The Role of Tobacco Prevention Public Policies

This issue brief offers examples of policies that have been successful in reducing smoking rates because it is one of the major factors identified as helping explain some of the differences in life expectancy. However, the tie between income and life expe
Center for American Progress
added Aug 7, 2018 18:01
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So THIS is how she turns back time! Cher, 72, insists the secret to ageless looks is NEVER drinking, smoking, or doing drugs - and always following a healthy diet

'I don't drink, I don't smoke, I don't do drugs — I never have,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:00
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 23:54
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 14:57
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Physical activity and weight gain after smoking cessation in postmenopausal women

Our data demonstrate that even a modest increase in PA (equivalent to current recommendations) can attenuate weight gain after quitting smoking among postmenopausal women, especially in combination with improved diet.
Menopause - The Journal of the North American Menopause Society
added Aug 2, 2018 14:53
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