Headlines Tagged with Mental Health/Neurology — 4,038 headlines found
TOBACCO REGULATION AND COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS: HOW SHOULD WE VALUE FOREGONE CONSUMER SURPLUS? (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]
how much of the benefit to smokers is offset by their lost enjoyment--that is, foregone consumer surplus...we are unconvinced...that foregone consumer surplus should be largely ignored and gross health benefits used instead as a measure of consumer welfar
Aug 2, 2016 National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:54
Nicotine acts on the cholinergic system; it is a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist, hence the name of these receptors. The endogenous agonist of nicotinic receptors is acetylcholine, the main neurotransmitter of the parasympathetic nervous system
May 16, 2015 Brain Blogger (Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF))
added May 20, 2015 11:47
Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Mar 25, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:57
constituents in tobacco smoke other than nicotine block the recovery of GABAA receptor systems during sustained alcohol abstinence, contributing to alcohol relapse and the perpetuation of smoking.
Nov 25, 2014 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Dec 2, 2014 08:15
Individuals prenatally exposed to tobacco smoke exhibited weaker response in some regions of the brain while processing a task that measures inhibition control and may be linked to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research has found.
May 22, 2014 Irish Medical Times (ie)
added May 22, 2014 12:22
One can also question if the advantages of stigmatizing tobacco, which caused a major decrease of tobacco use in the general population, outweighs the disadvantages of creating another marginalized group. Is there so much reason to stigmatize tobacco smok
Apr 30, 2014 Practical Ethics (blog) University of Oxford
added Apr 30, 2014 23:37
Some people, some institutions, are simply addicted to power. That is the irony of CAMH, which can wrap itself in a shroud of virtue. ...they can act as coercively as they please against some of the most vulnerable people among us and call it a matter of
Apr 19, 2014 Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09
Manama: August 27 â€“ (BNA)-- A University of Bahrain (UoB)'s scientific research study found a correlation between smoking and active working memory in the elderly which means that the greater the quantity of smoking is, the lesser will be the active wo
Aug 27, 2013 Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Aug 27, 2013 21:45
if one wanted to use science as a basis for determining the onset of privileged behaviors such as smoking and drinking then the brain development age of 28 would be the most logical since this is based on science and not on an arbitrary standard of 21 tha
Jun 23, 2013 MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:49
"Very disturbing because we can control whether or not we smoke, but we can't always control the second-hand smoke we're going to inhale," says Dr. John Swartzberg, head of the editorial board at the U.C. Berkeley Wellness Letter.
May 14, 2013 KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added May 17, 2013 13:52