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[UK] Smokers at increased risk of depression and anxiety

New research released ahead of our No Smoking Day (11 March) campaign suggests that smokers have a 70% increased risk of anxiety and depression when compared with non-smokers, despite the commonly held perception that lighting up is a stress reliever.
British Heart Foundation (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
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Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

New mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a University o
University of Kansas
added Feb 28, 2015 20:21
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High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:37
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SULLUM: Today's Pothead Is Yesterday's Cigarette Fiend

As symbols of all the things that might go wrong on the path from birth to maturity, drugs offer what every adult confronted by a troublesome teenager longs for: the illusion of control.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 27, 2015 13:32
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[UK] Smokers Are More Likely To Suffer From Anxiety And Depression

Contrary to the perception of cigarettes as a stress reliever, smokers are 70 percent more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression overall compared with non-smokers, according to a new British study. Research from the University College London and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:25
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Study: High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a U
EurekAlert
added Feb 27, 2015 10:33
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[UK] How much improvement in mental health can be expected when people stop smoking? Findings from a national survey (PDF)

Conclusions: Prevalence of anxiety and depression in long-term ex-smokers appears to be similar to what is found in never smokers.
Smoking in Britain (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:50
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[UK] Quitting smoking improves mental health: Habit makes you 70% more susceptible to anxiety and depression

The British Heart Foundation released study results today ahead of No Smoking Day on March 11
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:44
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Smokers’ reactions to the new larger health warning labels on plain cigarette packs in Australia: findings from the ITC Australia project

Increasing the size of HWLs and introducing them on PP in Australia appears to have led to an overall increase in desired levels and strength of some reactions, but evidence of reactance was among a small minority.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:23
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R-(+) and S-(−) Isomers of Cotinine Augment Cholinergic Responses In Vitro and In Vivo

These results indicate that cotinine may sensitize α7 nAChRs to low levels of acetylcholine (a previously uncharacterized mechanism), and that cotinine could be used as an adjunctive agent to improve the effective dose range of cholinergic compounds (e.g.
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
added Feb 19, 2015 09:37
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