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[Spain] Secondhand smoke in psychiatric units: patient and staff misperceptions

Patients and staff have substantial misperceptions about the extent of their exposure to SHS and low awareness about the harmful environment in which they stay/work. This might have an influence on the preference for less restrictive smoke-free bans. It i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 20, 2014 22:46
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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Brain nicotine signals link smoking and schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, scientists say. A growing body of research suggests that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems, in part, from an effort by patients to use nicotine to
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:22
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More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 16:42
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Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Managing diabetes, quitting smoking, controlling high blood pressure, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight can reduce the risk for dementia -- even late in life, according to new research. The World Alzheimer Report 2014, commissioned by Alzheimer
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 14:15
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Reduce your risk of dementia right now

Alzheimer's Disease International: What's good for your heart is also good for your brain. More specifically, there is now "persuasive evidence that dementia risk...can be modified through reduction in tobacco use
CNN
added Sep 17, 2014 07:21
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[Asia, India] Losing weight, quitting smoking may reduce risk of old age dementia

The World Alzheimer's Report 2014 commissioned by Alzheimer's disease International said that dementia's links to physical health could be effective at fending off dementia even in later life, the Independent reported.
ANI (in)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:20
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New study sheds light on relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems

found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. Further, smoking, which is known to increase the levels of receptors for nicotine in the brain, had this effect in both groups, al
News-Medical.net
added Sep 17, 2014 07:19
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Chantix Plaintiffs Expert Seeks Pfizer Documents ($$)

A plaintiffs expert in the multidistrict litigation over the Chantix antismoking drug has moved to unseal court records in the advance of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration meeting next month to consider whether warnings about suicide risk are warranted
National Law Journal
added Sep 16, 2014 16:17
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