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[Sweden] Smoking every day can increase psychosis risk, study finds

The tobacco study has now been published in the journal Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica... Research has found links between psychosis and both tobacco and marijuana smoking — particularly in regard to schizophrenia-related psychosis.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:33

Cigarette Smoking Progression among Young Adults Diagnosed with ADHD in Childhood: A 16-year Longitudinal Study of Children with and without ADHD

This study shows that ADHD-related smoking risk begins at a young age, progresses rapidly, and becomes resistant to cessation attempts by adulthood. Prevention efforts should acknowledge the speed of uptake; treatments should target the higher relapse ri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:22

[UK] Lung cancer, premature babies – now smoking could also cause THIS

Smoking leads to a 20 to 60 per cent increased risk of hearing loss A study of more than 50,000 participants showed an increased risk of hearing loss among current smokers compared with people who had never smoked. Smoking led to an increased risk of he
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 16:52

[Asia] Smoking on rise among young working women in urban India: Survey

The survey was conducted to ascertain the smoking behaviour/pattern in young working women, many of whom consider it as a ‘stress buster.’ “Growing number of young working women (mostly with high paying jobs and an active life) are indulging in social sm
Times of India
added Mar 11, 2018 21:15
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Unpacking smokers’ beliefs about addiction and nicotine: A qualitative study.

Discussions revealed heterogeneity in smokers’ beliefs as well as recognition of their own uncertainty and lack of knowledge. The current findings provide insight that smokers may not be as misinformed regarding the relative harms of nicotine and tobacco,
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 9, 2018 20:11

[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Attention to, avoidance of and talking to others about HWLs were all positively associated with HWL disparagement. In all countries, except the US, this type of HWL disparagement was an independent predictor of subsequent cessation attempts. HWL disparage
Health Education Research
added Mar 9, 2018 20:01

Tobacco Smoking and Brain Endogenous Opioid Release: More than Nicotine Alone

Associations between very low venous plasma nicotine levels after denic smoking and regional brain mu opioid receptor availability are a surprising “placebo” effect. Delta craving and Fagerstrom scores were correlated with BPND in several brain regions i
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 8, 2018 23:08

[New York] Shocking moment a man jumps onto subway tracks, then starts smoking as the train passes over him before emerging completely unharmed and trying to walk away

A deranged man delayed a New York City train Monday morning by smoking a cigarette underneath it. Shocking cell phone footage shows the moment several commuters witnessed the man's antics under a B train that as it pulled into Grand Street in Manhattan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:39

“Organic,” “natural,” and “additive-free” cigarettes: Comparing the effects of advertising claims and disclaimers on perceptions of harm

claims may mislead people into thinking that the advertised cigarettes are less harmful than other cigarettes. Disclaimers did not offset misperceptions of harm created by false claims. [FDA] should restrict the use of these misleading claims in tobacco a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:15

Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty

Among hospitalized tobacco users, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapies are under-prescribed. We identified substantial variation in prescribing practices across different medical specialties and demographic groups, suggesting the need for an electron
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2018 18:52
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