Headlines Tagged with Mental Health/Neurology — 2,836 headlines found
A Chinese study on how tobacco use damages the brain has also stumbled upon evidence heavy smoking can boost concentration and imagination - something scientists say could shed light on why many writers are attracted to lighting up.
Oct 26, 2014 South China Morning Post
added Oct 25, 2014 22:07
Beliefs that smoking alleviates negative affect may reflect a gender-specific etiological process disproportionately prominent in women. Enhancing ability to cope with negative affect without smoking or challenge negative reinforcement expectancies may be
Oct 25, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 25, 2014 21:15
The study showed smokers were more likely to have anxiety after a heart attack than former smokers and those who never smoked. But there was no link between smoking and increased risk of depression after a heart attack, the researchers said.
Oct 22, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2014 14:09
Action Points: An FDA advisory committee voted overwhelmingly that varenicline (Chantix), a drug to help people stop smoking, should continue to carry a boxed warning about the risk of severe neuropsychiatric events, with several panel members suggesting
Oct 16, 2014 MedPage Today
added Oct 23, 2014 13:06
the research shows the most common causes of death related to smoking among people in prison were lung cancer, ischemic heart disease, other heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and chronic airways obstruction.
Oct 22, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:34
apparent neuroprotective effect of smoking may simply be because ease of quitting smoking is a marker of prodromal Parkinson’s disease (PD), say researchers. Their findings...indicate that former smokers who struggled to quit smoking had a lower risk of
Oct 22, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Oct 22, 2014 19:25
Maternal smoking during pregnancy and infant stress response: Test of a prenatal programming hypothesis
Results provide initial support for our hypothesis that MSDP programs offspring HPA (dys)regulation. Epigenetic regulation of placental GR may serve as a novel underlying mechanism. Results may have implications for delineating pathways to adverse outcom
Oct 21, 2014 Psychoneuroendocrinology
added Oct 21, 2014 14:34
indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
Oct 17, 2014 ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
Pfizer Inc failed to convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a black box warning on its controversial quit-smoking drug Chantix, with an advisory panel to the agency voting against the removal on Thursday.
Oct 16, 2014 Reuters
added Oct 16, 2014 23:39
Accounting for “Lost Pleasure” in a Cost–Benefit Analysis of Government Regulation: The Case of the FDA's Proposed Cigarette Labeling Regulation ($$)
Oct 14, 2014 Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 16, 2014 20:35