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[UK] Could Britain become smoke-free by 2030?

less than five per cent of people in England should be smoking by the year 2030 and called on the NHS to do more to help people overcome their ‘addiction’ to tobacco. Selbie said: ‘Smoking should no longer be seen as a lifestyle choice, it is an addiction
Metro Café (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 15:42
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Therapeutic Applications of Nicotinic Stimulation: Successes, Failures, and Future Prospects

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:00
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Smoking reduces plasma bilirubin: Observational and genetic analyses in the Copenhagen General Population Study

Higher daily and cumulative tobacco consumption were associated with lower concentrations of plasma bilirubin in observational and genetic analyses, suggesting that the association is causal.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 19:59
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The Role of Nicotine Dependence in E-Cigarettes’ Potential for Smoking Reduction [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings offer possible support that e-cigarettes may act as a smoking reduction method among highly nicotine-dependent young adult cigarette smokers. However, the opposite was found in non-dependent smokers, suggesting that e-cigarette use should
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:10
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HUGHES: The Diversity of Nicotine and Tobacco Research [FREE FULL TEXT]

The articles in this issue of NTR reflect the current major areas of nicotine/tobacco research: efficacy of treatment, special populations, and harm reduction...Pascal...said to think of knowledge as a sphere, all matter outside the sphere as ignorance,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:10
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A Qualitative Evaluation of Mental Health Clinic Staff Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Treating Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

VA mental health staff struggle with knowing that tobacco use is important, but they face competing priorities, encounter patient resistance, are conflicted on their role in addressing tobacco, and lack tobacco training. They suggested strategies at multi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:06
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Effects of Filter Ventilation on Behavioral Economic Demand for Cigarettes: A Preliminary Investigation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Removing filter ventilation reduced cigarette abuse liability, as measured by behavioral economic demand and the Drug Effects/Liking Scale. However, reduced demand was only apparent when both cigarette types were concurrently available. This selective ef
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:04
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RODU: Vaping Plays a Role in Young Adults’ Low Smoking Rate

But the Initiative didn’t tell the whole tobacco “truth.”...Among the 5% who are former smokers in this age group, over half were current vapers or had tried vaping products. Even more impressive, 7 out of 10 current smokers were either current vapers o
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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Artery damage seen in some teenage smokers, drinkers

Researchers found that 17-year-olds who had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime or who drank more than 10 drinks on a typical drinking day had stiffer walls in their arteries. In the long term, stiffer arteries can increase the risk for ca
Reuters
added Sep 10, 2018 03:38
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AHA: Nicotine Patch Safe for Smokers Hospitalized With Heart Trouble Nicotine replacement

Nicotine replacement therapy appears to be a safe option for smokers hospitalized for heart disease, even for critically ill patients on their first day, according to a new study. Researchers hope the findings will encourage doctors to prescribe nicotine
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2018 20:12
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