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[Turkey] Smokers And Secondhand Smokers Require Heavier Anesthesia, Painkillers During Operations

new research proves that smokers and people exposed to secondhand smoke require more anesthesia and painkillers when undergoing operations in order to reach the same level of anesthesia as healthy non-smokers. Researchers have known that smoking increases
Medical Daily
added May 30, 2015 10:22

[Turkey] Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery

Compared with patients who didn't smoke, those who smoked needed 33 percent more anesthesia throughout the operation. People exposed to secondhand smoke required 20 percent more anesthesia than nonsmokers, according to the researchers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 30, 2015 10:22

LETTERS: Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

In a growing list of studies suggesting putative mechanisms for the association between smoking and suicide, factors include the modulation of serotonin by nicotine and the effects of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on mood dysregulation, aggression, an
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:26

Don't dismiss the link between smoking and suicide, researchers warn

Researchers should not be so quick to dismiss the link between smoking and suicide risk, according to a letter published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine
Los Angeles Times
added May 29, 2015 13:24

[USA] Is pollution to blame for autism? Babies exposed to dust, dirt and smoke are at increased risk, study finds / Inhaling tiny specs of dust, dirt and smoke could increase autism risk

A link between air pollution and the condition has long been suspected by scientists, and a new study conducted in the US has now added weight to the theory... This was after accounting for other associated factors – such as the mother's age, education a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:08

Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote

We know from previous research that smokers are an increasingly marginalized population, involved in fewer organizations and activities ..."But what our research suggests is that this marginalization may also extend beyond the interpersonal level to atti
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 28, 2015 08:08

[North Carolina] Judge orders NC sheriff to stop interfering with attempts to call witnesses in lawsuit over brutal arrest

a federal lawsuit filed by a man who suffered broken bones and other injuries during an arrest.... Thomas said he became disoriented after working with chemicals in a tobacco field at his farm, jumped out of a pickup, and destroyed a woman’s decorative fe
Raw Story
added May 27, 2015 02:13

[UK] Smoking is associated with pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer: results from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers held more pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer, which could deter early-detection behaviour. A better understanding of these beliefs is needed to increase engagement in early diagnosis by this high-risk group.
British Journal of Cancer
added May 26, 2015 09:18

[UK] Smokers more likely to think cancer is a death sentence

Smokers have more pessimistic attitudes about cancer and may be more likely to delay getting screened, according to a new survey from the UK. Smokers are less likely to engage in cancer screening programs and are less engaged with health services overall
added May 26, 2015 09:14

Smokers Less Likely to Vote As They Become Increasingly Marginalized

say their study is the first to demonstrate an association between smoking and lower participation in the electoral process. "We know from previous research that smokers are an increasingly marginalized population, involved in fewer organizations and ac
Science Times
added May 22, 2015 13:16
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