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Specific brain neurons responsible for nicotine addiction

a new study suggests there are specific neurons in the brain's reward system that are active during both use of and withdrawal from nicotine.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:47
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Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps

Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say / Women who started smoking at a young age may be at increased risk for chronic, severe menstrual pain, a new study suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2014 12:03
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[Australia] Smoking in early teens linked to higher risk of severe menstrual cramps

Researchers found that women who started smoking before the age of 13 were more likely to experience chronic severe menstrual cramps than non-smokers. Menstrual cramps, also referred to as period pain or dysmenorrhea, affect around 91% of women throughou
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:51
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Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian women

Smoking and early initiation of smoking are associated with increased risk of chronic dysmenorrhoea. The immediate adverse health effects of smoking provide further support for smoking prevention programme to target young women, especially teenagers.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2014 09:48
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Susceptibility To Electronic Cigarette Use Among Current Nonsmokers (PDF)

• Over 20% of young adult never and former smokers who have never tried e-cigarettes are susceptible to using them in the future. • The substantial number of vulnerable young adult nonsmokers illustrates the imperative for sales and marketing regulation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:25
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[Israel] Olfactory Aversive Conditioning during Sleep Reduces Cigarette-Smoking Behavior

a single night of olfactory aversive conditioning during sleep significantly reduced cigarette-smoking behavior in a sleep stage-dependent manner, and this effect persisted for several days.
Journal of Neuroscience
added Nov 16, 2014 22:37
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MALONE: Power relations and the public health challenge

we must find new ways to be ‘better together’ by partnering with those communities that are hardest-hit by the suffering tobacco products cause. It's hard to do, and many tobacco control leaders simply don't know how to do it. The very first step is cult
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:43
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[New York] As Great American Smokeout approaches, several stats still alarm

Western New York has some of the highest smoking rates in the state, including 26 percent in Erie County and 27 percent in Niagara County, according to officials with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. And tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:02
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Effects of nicotine administration on spectral and temporal features of crystallized song in the adult male zebra finch.

affected tempo and rhythm of the crystallized zebra finch song. We believe that this in vivo nicotine-exposed zebra finch model can not only provide a further understanding of the underlying behavioral mechanisms of the cognitive implications of nicotine
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:29
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[Israel] Trying to quit smoking? FISH OILS could help: Scientists discover omega-3 supplements reduce cravings for a cigarette

Smokers given fish oils for a month cut their cigarette consumption by 11% / Reduction is the equivalent of about two fewer cigarettes a day
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:31
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