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[UK] Correspondence ./ The irresponsible promotion of e-cigarettes and Swaptober

Swaptober aims to convert smokers from traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes...Until substantial evidence has been gathered on the health implications of e-cigarettes, the promotion of e-cigarettes by health organisations is irresponsible, unethical, and
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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[California] 2018 “It’s About a Billion Lives” Symposium on Feb 2

Please join us! The symposium begins at 8:30am-12:30pm on Friday, February 2 at the UCSF Parnassus campus.This is a public symposium, open to all members of the University, public health and health care professionals, the media, and the community.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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Research shows that e-cigarettes serve as gateway to traditional smoking

Young adults who use electronic cigarettes are more than four times as likely to begin smoking tobacco cigarettes within 18 months as their peers who do not vape, according to new University of Pittsburgh research. The findings demonstrate that e-cigaret
News-Medical.net
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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Brain Responses to Cigarette-Related and Emotional Images in Smokers During Smoking Cessation: No Effect of Varenicline or Bupropion on the Late Positive Potential

Bupropion and varenicline do not alter electrophysiological responses, as measured by the LPP, to cigarette-related and emotional images. These findings help explain why cigarette-related cues can trigger relapse when smoking cessation medication treatme
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Canada] Exploring the Predictive Validity of the Susceptibility to Smoking Construct for Tobacco Cigarettes, Alternative Tobacco Products, and E-Cigarettes

A significant number of youth that did not currently use tobacco products or e-cigarettes at baseline reported using tobacco products and e-cigarettes over a two-year follow-up period. The predictive validity of the susceptibility construct was high and
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Primary School Children: A Survey in Dhaka, Bangladesh

What remains unknown is if children living in low-income countries are still exposed to SHS. Our study suggests that despite having a ban on smoking in public places, most primary school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh are still likely to be exposed to SHS.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Netherlands] Association between rs1051730 and smoking during pregnancy in Dutch women

The common genetic variant (rs1051730) in the 15q24 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene cluster CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 was associated with smoking quantity and has been reported to be associated also with reduced ability to quit smoking in pregnant women
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Kentucky] New smoking study supports a stronger ban

Local doctors and others in favor of strengthening Paducah's existing smoking regulations have found support for their cause in a recent study of smoke-free laws and lung cancer rates in Kentucky. The study is timely since Paducah's city commission is se
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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Nicotine gum as a therapeutic approach for low blood pressure in Parkinson’s disease: A randomized pilot study

Our data suggests that 4 mg of nicotine gum can increase SBP within 10 minutes of administration. It is strongly warranted that further research should pursue the use of nicotine gum as an intervention to treat acute episodes of low BP in individuals wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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An exome-wide association study identifies new susceptibility loci for age of smoking initiation in African- and European-American populations

PITRM1 and DHRS7 for African American smokers and DDR2 for European American smokers are new candidate genes for smoking initiation. These genes represent new additions to smoking initiation, an important but less studied phenotype in nicotine dependence
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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