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[UK] Neuropsychiatric review offers reassurance for smokers who quit using varenicline

The largest review of clinical trials to date has found no evidence of an increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide, suicidal ideation, depression or death in people taking the smoking cessation drug varenicline (Champix)
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 23:05
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Smoking Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Dementia: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies with Investigation of Potential Effect Modifiers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers show an increased risk of dementia, and smoking cessation decreases the risk to that of never smokers. The increased risk of AD from smoking is more pronounced in apolipoprotein E ε4 noncarriers. Survival bias and competing risk reduce the risk o
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:51
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E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

Nicotine exposure from e-cigarettes may damage the developing brains of infants in the womb, as well as the brains of children and adolescents, suggests a new review of nicotine's effects. Animal experiments have shown that exposure to nicotine can harm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 27, 2015 12:13
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[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

Australian tobacco companies have introduced evocative variant names...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine plain packaging's dissuasive intent. Policymakers should expli
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:58
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Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:57
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CDC publishes more evidence that nicotine is dangerous all by itself

"Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate," in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. ... add to case that nicotine, while not the only dangerous thing in cigarettes, is nonetheless dangerous.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 25, 2015 17:21
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Study identifies smoking, obesity, alcohol abuse and depressive disorders as low back pain risk factors Monitoring and counseling at-risk patients may prevent and minimize pain, improve life quality

presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) identifies nicotine dependence, obesity, alcohol abuse and depressive disorders as risk factors for low back pain, a common condition causing disability, mis
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2015 17:06
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Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain

"If you have lower back pain that is not explained by a spinal problem but is more of a muscle pain, things like obesity, alcohol abuse, smoking and depression, factors that you can affect, can be contributing to it," explained lead researcher Dr. Scott
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 25, 2015 17:00
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Ultrasound observations of subtle movements: a pilot study comparing fetuses of smoking and non-smoking mothers

Rates of fetal mouth-movement and facial self-touch differ significantly between smokers and non-smokers. A larger study is needed to confirm these results and to investigate specific effects, including the interaction of maternal stress and smoking. Add
Acta Paediatrica 
added Mar 25, 2015 13:00
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[UK] Behind the Headlines: '4D' ultrasound shows effects of smoking on unborn babies

While smoking is certainly known to be harmful in pregnancy, the researchers may be reading too much into these images by claiming they show "grimaces" or expressions of pain in response to smoking.
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:58
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