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Effect of full flavor and denicotinized cigarettes exposure on the brain microvascular endothelium: a microarray-based gene expression study using a human immortalized BBB endothelial cell line

study provides a detailed analysis of Nrf2-related cytoprotective mechanisms activated in response to 3R4F and ULN-derived TS exposure correlating the results with their oxidative and inflammatory potential.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:17
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Pollution May Age the Brain

They used data recorded at monitoring sites on exposure to PM 2.5 — tiny particulate matter that easily penetrates the lungs. Each increase of 3.49 micrograms per cubic centimeter cumulative exposure to pollutants was associated with a 6.23 cubic centime
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 22, 2015 16:16
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Scientists helped smokers quit by giving them doses of a drug found in magic mushrooms

The most notable recent success came in a smoking-cessation program, a 15-week plan that features four sessions of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and three sessions of psilocybin doses. In CBT, psychologists ask smokers to reflect on their addiction
Quartz
added Jun 21, 2015 16:47
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[Norway, UK, USA] Sleeping pills TREBLE the risk of lung cancer: Common drugs including Xanax and Valium trigger 'worrying' rates of disease

Sleeping pills taken by millions of people across the world could treble the risk of lung cancer, alarming new research shows. The study warns that taking the drugs on a regular basis is linked to a higher rate of deadly tumours. Findings from nearly 30,0
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:10
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Americans Believe They Have The Power To Reduce Their Risk Of Cognitive Decline But Don't Know How To Make It Happen

A recent survey from Reader's Digest and the Alzheimer's Association shines new light...Only 62 percent of people realize that smoking affects their risk of cognitive decline. While studies show that smoking increases risk of cognitive decline, quitting
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2015 06:49
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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Pregnant Women.

Misconceptions about e-cigarettes are common among pregnant women, potentially motivating use that may pose risks to both maternal and child health. Screening and education regarding e-cigarettes should be included in prenatal care. Future research in th
Journal of Addiction Medicine
added Jun 12, 2015 22:58
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[UK] Mental Health Patients Smoke Three Times As Much As Public

A government-funded public health organization in England says that people who are being treated for mental health illnesses smoke three times as much as the general public and is now pushing for all mental hospitals in the country to be smoke free as a
Psychiatry Advisor
added Jun 9, 2015 12:12
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Smokers’ and ex-smokers’ understanding of electronic cigarettes: a qualitative study

The ambiguity around e-cigarettes in public health debates and medical practice is reflected in the positions and concerns of smokers. There is a need for both clear, up-to-date trustworthy information about their benefits and risks, and stronger regulati
Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2015 01:52
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'No evidence' linking smoking cessation drug with suicide, road accidents

However, a new study suggests that there is no strong evidence to link the drug with increased risks of suicidal behavior or traffic accidents as previously thought.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02
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[UK] VIDEO: Matron: 'Mental health nurses buy patients cigarettes'

Mary Yates, matron of London's Maudsley Hospital - who has worked in mental-health care for more than 25 years - said nurses buy cigarettes for patients: "It's been commonplace for smoking to be facilitated, for nurses to purchase cigarettes for patients
BBC Online
added Jun 4, 2015 10:12
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