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Pinney Associates, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Bethea (Annie) Kleykamp, Science Writer and Expert in Pharmacology and Drug-Dependence

Her graduate and postdoctoral research focused on the effects of drugs (e.g., nicotine/tobacco, alcohol, sedative-hypnotics, opioids) on cognitive performance in healthy and drug-dependent participants. Dr. Kleykamp has also received training in the study
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:57
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[New York] Varenicline efficacy and safety among methadone maintained smokers: a randomized placebo-controlled trial

Conclusions Varenicline can aid short-term smoking abstinence in methadone-maintained smokers.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:35

[China] Ex-smokers are happier than current smokers among Chinese adults in Hong Kong

Ex-smokers in Hong Kong are happier than current smokers and never smokers, whose happiness measurements are similar. Causal associations have yet to be established.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:25

[Trinidad And Tobago] ADI Factsheet: Strong link between dementia, smoking

On July 9, in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), ADI launched a new fact sheet revealing the strong link between smoking and the risk of dementia. A pre-launch event took place in Geneva, Switzerland, shortly before the official launch
Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:32

Study shows patients with AMD deny smoking more often than those without

A researcher has found that patients who smoke and have age-related macular degeneration fail to self-report smoking more frequently than patients in the general U.S. population. Mark W. Swanson, OD, MSPH, FAAO, reported in Optometry & Vision Science th
added Aug 14, 2014 03:04

[UK-Scotland] Psychiatric patient has smoking victory overturned

A patient at a high-security psychiatric hospital who won a court action over a blanket ban on smoking had the decision overturned by appeal judges. Charles McCann secured a ruling that the move at the State Hospital at Carstairs was unlawful and breach
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 12:41

A longitudinal study of risk-glorifying video games and behavioral deviance.

we propose that games can alter self-perceptions of personal characteristics, attitudes, and values with broad consequences for behavior. In a multiwave, longitudinal study of adolescents, we examined the extent to which play of mature-rated, risk-glorify
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
added Aug 8, 2014 14:15

Top economists say FDA Dramatically Underestimated the Net Benefits of Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packaging

Today a group of leading economists released a report that is sharply critical of the way that the FDA (and, by implication, the OMB) does cost-benefit analysis of tobacco regulations, in particular saying that the consumer surplus discount the FDA/OMB a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 7, 2014 14:08

In New Calculus on Smoking, It’s Health Gained vs. Pleasure Lost

A cost-benefit analysis embedded in new regulations that would extend the F.D.A.’s authority to electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products is causing consternation in public health circles.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2014 04:38

Adolescent brain maturation and smoking: What we know and where we’re headed

Continued use during adolescence, may be best understood as reflecting drug-related changes to neural systems underlying incentive processing and cognitive control, resulting in decision-making that is biased towards continued smoking. Persistent changes
Science Direct
added Aug 4, 2014 12:16
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