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Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the human brain in an epic series that reveals the ultimate story of us, why we feel and think the things we do. This ambitious project blends science with innovative visual effects and compelling personal stories,
You Tube
added Oct 6, 2015 11:17

ARCHIVE: The Possibilian / What a brush with death taught David Eagleman about the mysteries of time and the brain.

Scientists are often drawn to things that bedevil them, he said. “I know one lab that studies nicotine receptors and all the scientists are smokers, and another lab that studies impulse control and they’re all overweight.”
The New Yorker
added Oct 6, 2015 11:16

[France] Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

Researchers analyzed data from more than 5,200 primary school students in France and found that those exposed to secondhand smoke while in the womb and/or at a young age were at higher risk for behavioral problems, particularly emotional and conduct diso
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 1, 2015 15:13

How can science help smokers to quit?

I want to explain what we think causes it and how best to deal with it to improve the chances of becoming an ex-smoker. To the brain, the nicotine found in tobacco products looks a lot like a chemical 'messenger' known as acetylcholine, which transmits
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 28, 2015 17:40

NIH launches landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development

The ABCD Study will seek to address many questions related to substance use and development...What is the impact of occasional versus regular use of marijuana, alcohol, tobacco, and other substances, alone or in combination, on the structure and function
NIAAA - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIH)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:08

[France] Postnatal Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure Related to Behavioral Problems in Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

We observed that ETS postnatal exposure, alone or in association with prenatal exposure, increased the risk of emotional and conduct problems in children. Although additional investigation is required, these findings provide further support for anti-smok
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 28, 2015 14:54

[France] Early exposure to tobacco as a cause of behavioural problems in children

analysed data on pre- and postnatal exposure to tobacco in the homes of 5,200 primary school children. They show that this exposure is associated with a risk of behavioural disorders in children, particularly emotional and conduct disorders. The associati
INSERM - French National Institute of Health and Medical research (fr)
added Sep 28, 2015 14:37

[Ireland] Smoking doubles risk of dementia / Many people unaware of this link

Smokers have a significantly higher risk of developing dementia than non-smokers, however many people are unaware of this link, two leading health organisations have warned. Around 48,000 people in Ireland are affected by various types of dementia, howev (ie)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:57

[Ireland] Study: 50 Percent Of Smokers More Likely To Suffer From Dementia

A new study finds that 50 percent of smokers are more likely to suffer from dementia. Researchers from the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and Action on Smoking and Health Ireland are warning that smoking increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and othe
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Sep 21, 2015 19:57

[Asia, India] Denied tobacco, youth kills sister in west Delhi

A man strangled his sister and later committed suicide in Dabri after an apparent argument over him not being allowed to have chewing tobacco. The family told police that he was suffering from tuberculosis and schizophrenia and was being treated at a gove
Times of India
added Sep 21, 2015 08:40
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