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Selena Gomez: Smoking Cigarettes May Be Triggering Her Flare-Ups — Doctor Speaks

“Smoking complicates and increases the negative effects of Lupus,” Dr. Bruce Lee...It’s unclear how many cigarettes Selena, 24, smokes per day, but no matter what, smoking is not helping her Lupus diagnosis. So even if Selena’s time in rehab is helping h
Hollywood Life (blog)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:43

Understanding the role of genes in smoking addiction, nicotine withdrawal

While there isn't one explanation for why it is so difficult to quit smoking or why some people are successful and others are not, understanding genetics may be one piece of the puzzle, Gould said. "I realized in addition to studying the effects of nicot
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03

[Italy] Does Smoking Lead to Worse Outcomes in People with ALS?

The correlation between between smoking and disease prognosis, which is largely independent of respiratory status at diagnosis, suggests that smoking plays a role in ALS beyond increasing the risk of developing the disease, commented lead author Adriano C
ALS Research Forum
added Oct 14, 2016 19:29

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 'People who don't drink, smoke vulnerable to severe dementia'

those who neither drink nor smoke in Korea have little social interactions and are unlikely to have their disease diagnosed at an early stage, a study showed Thursday.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:04

Cigarette Smoking Predicts Development of Depression

New research findings published in Journal of Affective Disorders indicate that daily nicotine use, mainly cigarette smoking, predicts the future use of antidepressant medication. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that nearly 20% o
Psychiatry Advisor
added Oct 14, 2016 16:10
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Teens who feel ‘too fat’ light up cigarettes to slim down

found that overweight and obese teens light up for a different reason: to lose weight. Among U.S. teens who are frequent smokers, 46 percent of girls and 30 percent of boys smoke in part to control their weight, according to the researchers’ study. And sm
added Oct 14, 2016 16:05

Prenatal and Perinatal Risk Factors and the Promise of Birth Cohort Studies

There is great hope that continued study of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental susceptibility in OCD will provide needed insights into disease mechanisms and risk factors that can be leveraged for prevention and intervention.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
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[Sweden] Association of Perinatal Risk Factors With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder / A Population-Based Birth Cohort, Sibling Control Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Maternal smoking of 10 cigarettes or more per day during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of offspring OCD both in the fully adjusted model (HR, 1.20; 95% CI, 1.13-1.28) and in the sibling comparison model (HR, 1.27; 95% CI, 1.02-1.58) (Tab
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:40

Teen OCD may trace back to environment at birth and even before

Smoking during pregnancy, cesarean section delivery, preterm birth, unusually low or high weight at birth and breech presentation at labor were all associated with an increased risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) later in life, the study found.
added Oct 11, 2016 21:35

[UK-Scotland] Scots urged to look after their mental wellbeing on World Mental Health Day

Chief executive Sheila Duffy said: “Too many people still think of a cigarette as something to turn to in time of need, rather than as an addiction or habit that places an additional burden on this already disadvantaged group. “People with mental health
Third Force News (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:34
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