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Can nicotine protect the aging brain?

according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself -- when given independently from tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29
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Evaluation of Chronic Oral Nicotine Treatment in Food Consumption, Body Weight and [125I] Epibatidine Binding in Adult Mice

Three weeks of nicotine consumption decreased food intake and body weight, and increased expression of high affinity nicotine binding sites, hallmarks of central effects of chronic exposure to nicotine. Furthermore, chronic voluntary oral consumption of
Open Access Journal of Toxicology
added Sep 21, 2016 16:28
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[UK] How NICOTINE could help to prevent obesity and dementia: Drug 'reduces appetite and slows the brain's ageing'

When taken independently, nicotine - found in tobacco products - protects the brain as it ages by suppressing the desire to eat, scientists believe. But experts say smoking should still be avoided as it results in a vast array of health problems which ou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:59
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Exactly How Many Calories A Smoker Will Forego After A Cigarette

Quitters may need more help with appetite suppressants after a small-scale study showed quitters ate more than 150 extra calories at a meal. Quit smoking and chances are you'll gain weight -- five kilograms in the first year, to be precise. New research
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 5, 2016 18:23
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[UK] Decision to deny surgery to obese patients is like 'racial discrimination'

“As the true scale of financial pressure on NHS trusts has become clear over the summer, we are fast finding ourselves in a situation where CCGs are introducing draconian commissioning policies, often flouting Nice [National Institute for Health and Care
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 21:00
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[UK] Obese patients and smokers banned from routine surgery in 'most severe ever' rationing in the NHS

Hospital leaders in North Yorkshire said that patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above – as well as smokers – will be barred from most surgery for up to a year amid increasingly desperate measures to plug a funding black hole. The restriction
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:59
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[UK] Obese people and smokers 'banned from routine surgery' as NHS attempts to cut spending costs

A number of NHS England trusts have reportedly introduced the restrictions Rex Smokers and obese people will be denied surgery on the NHS by cash-strapped hospitals trying to save money, senior health officials have warned. Vale of York Care Commissioni
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:58
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[UK] Health bosses climb down over plan to ban fat patients and smokers from nearly ALL operations in 'the most severe policy the modern NHS has seen'

A British health authority which suggested it would deny non-life threatening surgery to the obese and smokers has said it will put its proposals on hold. The plans by Vale of York clinical commissioning group (CCG) could have meant that patients who exc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:57
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[UK] Obese and smokers see surgery block policy put on hold

A health authority which suggested it would deny non-life threatening surgery to the obese and smokers has said it will put its proposals on hold. The plans by Vale of York clinical commissioning group (CCG) could have meant that patients who exceed a b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 20:55
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[Iowa] Fewer cigarettes, more fruits, veggies at tobacco stores

chain is de-emphasizing cigarette sales and instead focusing on fresh and prepared foods at its tobacco shops ... Kwik Trip Inc. has started transforming its Tobacco Outlet Plus stores into Kwik Star Express markets that will feature fresh fruits and vege
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 29, 2016 16:49
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