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Cigarette Smoking Progression among Young Adults Diagnosed with ADHD in Childhood: A 16-year Longitudinal Study of Children with and without ADHD

This study shows that ADHD-related smoking risk begins at a young age, progresses rapidly, and becomes resistant to cessation attempts by adulthood. Prevention efforts should acknowledge the speed of uptake; treatments should target the higher relapse ri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:22
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The Relationship between Intended Use and Perceived Health Risk for a Novel Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Product

CONCLUSIONS: THS was associated with risk perceptions which were lower than CC and higher than the lowest comparators. Perceived Health Risk predicted intended use.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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Factual text and emotional pictures: overcoming a false dichotomy of cigarette warning labels

These findings serve as evidence for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to counteract the claim that pictorial warning labels, by definition, are not ‘purely factual and uncontroversial’.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2017 12:43
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[France, Colorado] Nicotine normalizes brain activity deficits that are key to schizophrenia

A steady stream of nicotine normalizes genetically-induced impairments in brain activity associated with schizophrenia, according to new research involving the University of Colorado Boulder. The finding sheds light on what causes the disease and why tho
EurekAlert
added Jan 23, 2017 19:58
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On the pleasure of smoking

Repeatedly, studies have found a large majority of smokers regret ever starting to smoke...Smokers often insist the pleasure from this release can somehow be experienced independently of the pleasures of the nicotine withdrawal symptoms rapidly dissipati
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:38
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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
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:54
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Nicotine and Nicotinic Receptors in Disease and Therapy

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
Brain Blogger (Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF))
added May 20, 2015 11:47
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Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

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.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:57
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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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