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Quitting smoking during the second half of the menstrual cycle may help women kick the habit

studied a group of women who wanted to quit smoking. They used a special type of MRI, called functional MRI (fMRI) to follow the activity in the parts of the brain that help control addictive behavior and tracked this activity throughout the course of the
Harvard Health Publications
added Jul 25, 2016 15:20

[California] Judge: Man Claiming Anti-Smoking Drug Made Him Gouge Out His Eyes Needs Stronger Case

ruled Thursday that a man who wants to sue the psychiatrist who prescribed him the anti-smoking drug Chantix will have to shore up his case before a lawsuit can move forward. The man, Michael Shabis, maintained the drug Chantix caused him to have a psych
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:48

[Australia] Smoking Reduction Linked to Reduced Suicidality in Patients With Psychotic Conditions

Smoking reduction may reduce suicidality in people with psychotic disorders, according to a new Australian study. The researchers explored the impact of smoking reduction on suicidal ideation and behavior in 235 adults with a psychotic disorder (bipolar
Psychiatry Advisor
added Jul 22, 2016 18:55

Pre-stroke lifestyle tied to long term risk of more strokes, dementia

For stroke survivors, having high blood pressure, diabetes, low levels of good cholesterol or smoking earlier in life accounted for almost 40 percent of the risk for second strokes and 10 percent of risk for post-stroke dementia, according to the analysi
added Jul 22, 2016 17:38

[Finland] Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report. These serious strokes -- called subarachnoid hemorrhages -- are eight times more common among women who smoke more than
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 21, 2016 22:42

[Switzerland] People with Epilepsy are more likely to be Smokers, Study Suggests

There is a strong correlation between epilepsy and smoking according to a study of people living in French-speaking Switzerland. Although it has yet to be established whether or not epilepsy actually causes smoking, there appears to be a genetic link bet
Epilepsy Research UK (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:35

Chronic nicotine treatment during adolescence attenuates the effects of acute nicotine in adult contextual fear learning

growing body of literature suggesting chronic nicotine exposure during adolescence leads to impaired learning in adulthood and demonstrates that nicotine exposure during adolescence attenuates the cognitive enhancing effects of acute nicotine in adulthood
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2016 03:04

Exploring Issues of Comorbid Conditions in People Who Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

discusses the need for smoking cessation as a critical component of comorbid condition management. Five common comorbid domains—psychiatric, cancer, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—are highlighted to illustrate how these
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2016 14:26

[Louisiana] Alzheimers Q&A: Is there a link between smoking and dementia?

Studies have shown that smoking is a significant risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia, as smokers are twice as likely to develop the disease as non-smokers. According to the research compiled at the University of Eastern Finland and
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40

Daily Pioneer Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

"Our study indicates that LGB adults experience significant health disparities - particularly in mental health and substance use, likely due to the minority stress that they experience as a result of their exposure to both interpersonal and structural di
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 2, 2016 18:26
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