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News in Brief: Smoking damages mouse brains

Signs of Alzheimer’s disease appear after rodents breathe cigarette smoke ... mice exposed to smoke had several signs of Alzheimer’s: they had more amyloid beta plaques, a higher load of abnormal tau protein and more severe inflammation in their brains.
Science News Online
added Feb 19, 2013 19:10

Smoking much more prevalent among mentally ill

A Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found U.S. adults with some form of mental illness have a smoking rate 70 percent higher
added Feb 7, 2013 08:49

Smoking related to mental illness reports new study

However, one population group is associated with a high level of smoking: those with mental illness. The findings were released on February 5 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admini
added Feb 6, 2013 20:28

[UK] Study shows quitting smoking decreases stress

Researchers at Oxford, Cambridge and King’s College London, find a link between quitting smoking and a significant reduction in anxiety levels
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Jan 14, 2013 08:09

[UK] Health Highlights: Jan. 2, 2013: Quitting Smoking May Lower Anxiety Levels

Almost 500 smokers who were trying to quit were followed for six months, and the 68 who were successful at that point also showed lower anxiety levels, the BBC reported Wednesday.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 2, 2013 13:36

Smoking, Depression During Teen Years May Up Osteoporosis Risk in Middle Age

A study has found that teenagers who smoke and have depressive symptoms may have an increased risk for developing osteoporosis later in life.
Medical Daily
added Dec 5, 2012 06:11

Smoking may worsen hangover after heavy drinking

People who like to smoke when they drink may be at greater risk of suffering a hangover the next morning, according to a study in the January 2013 issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 5, 2012 05:11

[China] Second-Hand Smoke Linked to Children's Behavior Problems

In one of the first studies of its kind, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing examined data from 646 mother-child pairs in China, where more than 70 percent of men smoke, and concluded that 25% children of whose mothers were
added Dec 5, 2012 04:43

Gene May Be Tied to Both Smoking and ADHD, Study Suggests

More research needed to determine if there are actual shared genetic risks, researchers say
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:41

Cigarette Smoking Among Persons With Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder in Routine Clinical Settings, 1999-2011

Conclusions: The prevalence of smoking has remained alarmingly high among individuals with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in routine psychiatric settings. Concerted efforts are urgently needed to promote smoking cessation in these groups.
Psychiatric Services
added Nov 1, 2012 17:55
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