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[Australia] Smoking early is linked to chronic period pain

studied a large population sample of 9,000 women, all of whom were taking part in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, from 1996 onwards. Every three to four years between 2000 and 2012, the women were asked about the frequency of severe p
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:32
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3 Questions: Jonathan Gruber on the cost of smoking

A. Given this evidence, policymakers should not be applying the standard economics model [in which people are presumed to act rationally] to smoking policy, which would imply relatively little merit for features such as warning labels. Rather, it is impor
MIT News Office
added Nov 28, 2014 03:59
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E-Cigarette Awareness, Use, and Harm Perceptions in Italy: A National Representative SurveyE-Cigarette Awareness, Use, and Harm Perceptions in Italy: A National Representative Survey

Three out of 4 e-cigarette users reported to have favorably modified their smoking habit; however, 90% of users did not quit smoking as a consequence of starting vaping e-cigarettes. Almost 900,000 Italian never-smokers, particularly young never-smokers,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 26, 2014 11:03
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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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Is Impulsivity a Symptom of Initial Tobacco Withdrawal? A Meta-Analysis and Qualitative Systematic Review

Further studies of whether abstinence produces objective changes in impulsivity, and whether increases in impulsivity during abstinence prompt relapse, are needed.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:39
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[Canada] Smoking cessation drug more harmful than previously thought: report

95 calls last year about bupropion overdoses, including 22 cases where the wrong dosage was taken, 47 cases of suspected suicide attempts and nine cases of misuse or abuse. There was one death. Burpropion is marketed under the brand names Wellbutrin and
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 11:46
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Great American Smokeout: Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer’s Disease

While you cannot change your age and family history, there are modifiable lifestyle factors you can act upon to effectively reduce your risk for developing this tragic disease. These modifiable risk factors include things like diet, physical activity, o
The Epoch Times English Version
added Nov 20, 2014 21:42
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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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