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[Denmark] 'Neuroprotective' effects of smoking disputed

apparent neuroprotective effect of smoking may simply be because ease of quitting smoking is a marker of prodromal Parkinson’s disease (PD), say researchers. Their findings...indicate that former smokers who struggled to quit smoking had a lower risk of
News-Medical.net
added Oct 22, 2014 19:25
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and infant stress response: Test of a prenatal programming hypothesis

Results provide initial support for our hypothesis that MSDP programs offspring HPA (dys)regulation. Epigenetic regulation of placental GR may serve as a novel underlying mechanism. Results may have implications for delineating pathways to adverse outcom
Psychoneuroendocrinology
added Oct 21, 2014 14:34
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Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
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FDA panel votes to keep severe warning on Pfizer anti-smoking drug

Pfizer Inc failed to convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a black box warning on its controversial quit-smoking drug Chantix, with an advisory panel to the agency voting against the removal on Thursday.
Reuters
added Oct 16, 2014 23:39
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Accounting for “Lost Pleasure” in a Cost–Benefit Analysis of Government Regulation: The Case of the FDA's Proposed Cigarette Labeling Regulation ($$)

Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 16, 2014 20:35
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'Lost pleasure' from smoking not a cost in economic analyses

"Lost pleasure" represented by consumer surplus should not be considered in economic impact analyses of tobacco regulation, according to an ideas and opinions piece published online Oct. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 16, 2014 20:33
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[Turkey] Ameliorative Effect of Chronic Moderate Exercise in Smoke Exposed or Nicotine Applied Rats From Acute Stress

Biochemical parameters and histological scoring indicated increased tissue injury due to nicotine application and cigarette smoke exposure and exercise training ameliorated these effects in most of the tissues of acute stress induced rats.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:55
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Up in Smoke? Consumer Groups Want Tougher Warnings for Pfizer’s Chantix - Pharmalot

In their petition, the groups cite fresh analyses of studies and side effect reports to argue the pill causes distinct psychiatric side effects – suicidal ideation and behavior, aggression and violence, psychosis, and depression – which should be more cl
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Oct 11, 2014 23:19
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Senators Call on FDA to Protect Consumers by Adopting Stronger Warning Labels for E-Cigarettes

Highlighting Absence of Clear National Standards, Senators Urge FDA to Quickly Finalize and Strengthen Rule for E-Cigarettes that Includes Warning for Consumers on the Dangers of Nicotine Use
US Senator Barbara Boxer
added Oct 10, 2014 02:14
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[UK] Survey suggests number smoking on the increase in region as nationally figures fall - campaigners say recession to blame

Statistics from the Government’s Integrated Household Survey show that smoking rates in the North-East increased from 22.1 per cent of adults in 2012 to 22.3 per cent in 2013. This slight increase is against the background of falling adult smoking rates
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 8, 2014 05:41
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