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Parkinson disease and smoking revisited / Ease of quitting is an early sign of the disease

patients with PD are able to quit smoking more easily than controls. These findings are compatible with a decreased responsiveness to nicotine during the prodromal phase of PD. We propose that ease of smoking cessation is an aspect of premanifest PD simil
Neurology
added Sep 28, 2014 06:37
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[Denmark] Ease of Quitting Smoking May Be Early Sign of Parkinson's

People who are able to quit smoking easily on the first try are significantly more likely to develop Parkinson's disease (PD) than their counterparts who struggle to quit, a new study suggest. The finding, from a large population-based Danish case-contr
Medical Tribune
added Sep 26, 2014 09:04
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[India] Losing weight, quitting smoking reduces risk of old age dementia

A new study has revealed that old age dementia can be avoided by losing weight, quitting smoking and reducing heart disease and diabetes risk, says ANI.
Free Press Journal (in)
added Sep 25, 2014 14:06
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Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

* New Chantix Label Suggests Low Risk of Suicidal Behavior * Replace FDA Commissioner: Anti-Addiction Groups / the letter signed by groups including Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 24, 2014 18:07
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[Spain] Secondhand smoke in psychiatric units: patient and staff misperceptions

Patients and staff have substantial misperceptions about the extent of their exposure to SHS and low awareness about the harmful environment in which they stay/work. This might have an influence on the preference for less restrictive smoke-free bans. It i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 20, 2014 22:46
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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Brain nicotine signals link smoking and schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, scientists say. A growing body of research suggests that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems, in part, from an effort by patients to use nicotine to
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:22
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More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 16:42
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Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Managing diabetes, quitting smoking, controlling high blood pressure, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight can reduce the risk for dementia -- even late in life, according to new research. The World Alzheimer Report 2014, commissioned by Alzheimer
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 14:15
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