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E-cigarette use and quantity of cigarette smoking among adolescent cigarette smokers: A finite mixture model analysis

suggest that the significant association between e-cigarette use and quantity of cigarette smoking may be driven by patterns of use among experimental or beginner smokers.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:38

Effects of nicotine-containing and “nicotine-free” e-cigarette refill liquids on intracranial self-stimulation in rats

findings suggest that non-nicotine constituents in these EC liquids do not contribute to their reinforcement-enhancing effects. However, they may attenuate nicotine’s acute aversive/anhedonic and/or toxic effects, which may moderate the abuse liability an
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:36

Impulsivity related personality traits and cigarette smoking in adults: A meta-analysis using the UPPS-P model of impulsivity and reward sensitivity

suggest that impulsivity is associated with an increased likelihood of being a smoker and greater nicotine dependence. Specific impulsivity-related traits differentially relate to smoking status and severity of nicotine dependence. Understanding the compl
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:35

Is the Fagerström test for nicotine dependence invariant across secular trends in smoking? A question for cross-birth cohort analysis of nicotine dependence

The Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence... These findings suggest that possible FTND non-invariance that occurs across study samples of various birth years has a negligible impact on study results.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:48

Another Expert Points Out Flaws in ‘Metals in E-Liquid’ Study

Last month, a study suggesting the presence of toxic metal levels in e-liquids, made headlines and was quoted by numerous articles. However, another science expert is pointing out that this is once again a case of misinterpreted data.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:30

More Women Die of Lung Cancer in 2 U.S. 'Hot Spots'

The first cluster or "hot spot" comprises 669 counties in Appalachia and the Midwest, and the second is 81 counties in the northern Midwest, according to the analysis of U.S. National Cancer Institute data. Nationwide, the rate of lung cancer death amon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2018 20:26

VIDEO: Vaping WARNING: Smoking THESE flavours could cause FATAL lung diseases / Competitive vaping: The next big trend?

One of the biggest reasons for this, experts claim, is the use of “fun” flavours which entice a younger crowd. Dr Tarran's team investigated these flavours in detail – not just as an incentive but as a danger in its own right. They took samples of 1
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 16:28

Lung Cancer Death Declines Among Women Show Regional Differences

mortality reductions have lagged in areas where smoking rates have remained high...identified central Appalachia and specific parts of the Midwest as lung cancer "hot spots" that could most benefit from targeted tobacco-control programs. It is no coincid
MedPage Today
added Mar 31, 2018 14:18

[California] Coffee Drinkers Need Cancer Warning, Judge Rules, Giving Sellers the Jitters

The National Cancer Institute notes that...acrylamide levels in food vary widely and that “people are exposed to substantially more acrylamide from tobacco smoke than from food.”
New York Times
added Mar 31, 2018 14:16

[UK, Tennessee] AGRAFIOTIS: Vape advocate: Scientific evidence clears the air on vaping as tobacco harm reduction

John Newton, Director for Health Improvement at PHE said, “It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put off due to false fears about their safety.”
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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