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[Italy] Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS

Smoking may speed progression of Lou Gehrig's disease and shorten the lives of those with the fatal illness... They collected data on the smoking habits of 650 people diagnosed with ALS between 2007 and 2011 in northern Italy. They also looked at chronic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36
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Children's willpower linked to smoking habits throughout life

discovered a link between childhood self-control and smoking habits across life. Behavioural Scientist Dr Michael Daly and his team examined 21,000 people from the UK tracked over four decades. The researchers found children with low self-control by age
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:27
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Can nicotine protect the aging brain?

according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself -- when given independently from tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29
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Evaluation of Chronic Oral Nicotine Treatment in Food Consumption, Body Weight and [125I] Epibatidine Binding in Adult Mice

Three weeks of nicotine consumption decreased food intake and body weight, and increased expression of high affinity nicotine binding sites, hallmarks of central effects of chronic exposure to nicotine. Furthermore, chronic voluntary oral consumption of
Open Access Journal of Toxicology
added Sep 21, 2016 16:28
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[Asia, India] Nicotine sans tobacco may ward off Alzheimer's disease: Study

Nicotine -- when given independent of tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages and even ward off neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, US researchers have said. The ability of nicotine -- an important component
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 21, 2016 16:22
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Texas A&M research shows nicotine could help protect brain aging

according to research at Texas A&M, it turns out the nicotine itself—when given independently from tobacco—could help protect the brain as it ages, and even ward off Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
News-Medical.net
added Sep 21, 2016 16:21
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[UK] How NICOTINE could help to prevent obesity and dementia: Drug 'reduces appetite and slows the brain's ageing'

When taken independently, nicotine - found in tobacco products - protects the brain as it ages by suppressing the desire to eat, scientists believe. But experts say smoking should still be avoided as it results in a vast array of health problems which ou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:59
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban is an unneeded and excessive deterrent

Because of the ban, the minority who uses tobacco now must either quit or venture off campus to smoke, a half hour trek depending on their location on campus. Those who choose to quit have to worry about withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety and weight ga
(East Lansing, MI) State News
added Sep 17, 2016 19:55
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Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study

In addition, the researchers found, almost one-quarter of kids with bipolar disorder smoked cigarettes, compared to just 4 percent of the comparison group.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2016 20:39
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Prenatal Maternal Smoking and Increased Risk for Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorders [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prenatal maternal smoking was associated with increased risk for TS/CT as well as TS/CT with comorbid psychiatric conditions, even after adjustment for several important variables, including maternal psychiatric history, socioeconomic status, and partner
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
added Sep 16, 2016 16:56
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