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Tobacco smoking interferes with GABAA receptor neuroadaptations during prolonged alcohol withdrawal

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.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Dec 2, 2014 08:15
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Prenatal exposure to smoking linked to ADHD

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.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added May 22, 2014 12:22
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[Canada] DiMANNO: Why banning psych patients’ cigarettes deepens their trauma

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
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09
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[Asia, Bahrain] UoB study finds a correlation between smoking and memory in the elderly

Manama: August 27 – (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
Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Aug 27, 2013 21:45
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Raise drinking, smoking ages? Science suggests 28

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
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:49
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Second-hand smoke linked to Alzheimer's disease

"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.
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added May 17, 2013 13:52
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fast facts about smoking and mental health

may is Mental Health Awareness Month, a good opportunity to focus on the significantly higher rates of smoking and greater difficulty quitting faced by people with mental illnesses. Here are some key Fast Facts about tobacco use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 31, 2016 20:57
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Richard Smith: How public health moralists are promoting harm from tobacco and helping the tobacco industry

The evidence is clear that e-cigarettes are much less harmful than cigarettes, and the evidence that use of e-cigarettes encourages smoking among the young is weak...fast thinking moralisers may be preventing other benefits for those who cannot stop smok
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 16, 2015 07:20
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[China, UK] Big Tobacco Targets Chinese Females in the 'She Economy'

Whether a young woman is smoking because she wishes to appear sophisticated, charming or independent, or because she thinks that nicotine will keep her weight under control, the main issue is the smoker's image. Even when cigarettes are used for stress r
Yibada (cn)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:43
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[Russia] Smoking status, nicotine dependence and happiness in nine countries of the former Soviet Union

This study contradicts the idea that smoking is associated with greater happiness....the finding that smoking is associated with lower levels of happiness should be incorporated in future public health efforts to help encourage smokers to quit by highligh
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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