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[Brazil] Smoking Tied to Chronic Damage, Morbidity in SLE

Exposure to smoking in any form appeared to contribute to cumulative organ damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), although more research is needed to confirm this, Brazilian researchers reported.
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 20:37

[UK] Ex-smokers are happier than smokers, according to a new survey

More than 60% of ex-smokers in the South West say they are happier since quitting and a third say giving up smoking has led to a dramatic change in lifestyle, according to new research commissioned by Smokefree South West. A research survey carried out
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:25

LEE: Can Secondhand Smoke Lead To Weight Gain?

These studies add to an increasing body of evidence is showing that smoking is not just harmful to smokers but also to those around smokers. This is not surprising if you look at the chemicals that can be in secondhand smoke such as cyanide, ammonia, lea
added Jan 29, 2016 20:25

Second-hand smoke increases fatness, hinders cognition in children

"The take-home message is that for these children, smoke exposure was connected to two major adverse health outcomes, one above the neck and one below the neck," said Dr. Catherine Davis, clinical health psychologist at the Georgia Prevention Institute a
added Jan 29, 2016 19:07

Fat and stupid... the shocking fate awaiting children of smokers revealed

researchers looked at passive smoke exposure in 220 overweight or obese boys and girls aged between seven and eleven and found it was associated with both bigger bellies and overall fat. Dr Davis added: "Every single one of our cognitive measures was poo
The [London, UK] Express
added Jan 29, 2016 19:05

[UK] Another nail in smoking's coffin? Smoking makes your kids fat, research finds

Scientists said it was another reason for adults smokers to stub out the habit to quit because they are putting their youngsters at a physical and mental disadvantage for life.
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:04

Second-hand smoke increases fatness, hinders cognition in children

Researchers looked at passive smoke exposure in 220 overweight or obese 7-11-year-old boys and girls... "We are talking about a recipe for an unhealthy child who becomes an unhealthy adult who cannot reach their full potential."
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 28, 2016 18:21

Characterizing substance use and mental health profiles of cigar, blunt, and non-blunt marijuana users from the National Survey of Drug Use and Health

Those who report blunt-only and dual cigar-blunt use showed the most severe risk profiles. Communicating health consequences and risks of blunt use should be directed toward specific subgroups.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Jan 27, 2016 19:04

Psychiatric disorders increase among smokers

People who started smoking since it started to be stigmatized are more likely to have a drug or psychological problem.
added Jan 27, 2016 00:12

Incidence of Psychiatric Disorders Has Increased in a Shrinking Population of Smokers

have found that while cigarette smoking rates have declined among younger people in the United States, those who do smoke are more likely to have a psychiatric or substance use disorder compared with those who began smoking in earlier decades.
Columbia University Medical Center
added Jan 26, 2016 22:36
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