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[UK] Smart kids more likely to smoke weed & drink alcohol as teens — study

Children who do well in school are more likely to smoke weed and drink alcohol as teens and adults, but less likely to smoke cigarettes...The study, carried out on more than 6,000 young people in England over a 7-year period by University College London
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01

Smoking Cessation: The Urgent Need for Increased Utilization of Varenicline

the existing totality of evidence suggests an urgent need to increase utilization of varenicline among the general population, as well as those with serious mental illness, to achieve smoking cessation among those attempting to quit. The relevant consider
American Journal of Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 12:21

Effects of varenicline on cognitive function in non-smokers with schizophrenia

smoking may improve while tobacco abstinence worsens cognition in SZ. Thus, nAChR-based treatments remediating cognitive deficits are warranted. Varenicline, a nAChR partial agonist, is the most effective smoking cessation medication in SZ, and may have
Schizophrenia research
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46

Smoking Cessation Drug May Boost Cognition in Schizophrenia

The smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer) appears to enhance cognition in nonsmoking individuals with and those without schizophrenia, new research indicates. The results also showed that the drug reduced the cognitive impairment typicall
Medical Tribune
added Mar 17, 2017 16:54

Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51

Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46

Depression Rates Spike in Teen Smokers

Today's teen smokers may have worse mental health than teen smokers of years past: The group has experienced a spike in depression in recent years, according to a new study. Researchers found that, among smokers ages 12 to 17, the percentage who had dep (Yahoo!)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:27
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[UK] Gloucestershire NHS trust goes smokefree

THE NHS trust which provides mental health care across Gloucestershire and Herefordshire is to become smoke-free across all of its sites from next month. 2gether NHS Foundation Trust has been working towards improving the physical health of service user
Dursley Gazette (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:36
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Association Between Baseline Corticothalamic-Mediated Inhibitory Control and Smoking Relapse Vulnerability

Findings that baseline differences in corticothalamic circuitry function mediate inhibitory control and smoking relapse vulnerability warrant further examination of interventions for augmenting corticothalamic neurotransmission during the course of tobacc
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58

[UK] Suspension for Chester care home nurse who injured resident in tobacco dispute

An experienced nurse who caused injury to a ‘vulnerable’ man at a Chester care home after a dispute over his tobacco allowance has been slapped with a suspension order by a health watchdog.
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:39
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