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E-cigarettes 'as dangerous for unborn babies as regular tobacco'

Research finds that exposure to volatile chemicals from the devices disrupts the activity of thousands of genes in the developing frontal cortex...women who smoke may harm their babies' brain development if they turn to e-cigarettes to satisfy their nico
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 14:41

Nicotine, the Wonder Drug?

This notorious stimulant may enhance learning and help treat Parkinson's, schizophrenia and other neurological diseases.
Discover Magazine
added Apr 2, 2015 19:02

Scientists decode why people get addicted to smoking

Scientists have discovered that nicotine exploits the body's cellular machinery to promote addiction ... Nicotine, the active ingredient of tobacco, activates receptors known as nAChRs and, remarkably, unlike most other drugs of abuse, it acts as a "pha
Financial Express (in)
added Dec 31, 2013 16:00

[UK] Nicotine is good for you, says tobacco firm scientist

O’Reilly said he believed nicotine had a positive impact on the brain and smoking an ecigarette was as “safe as drinking a cup of coffee”. “When you take nicotine, your brain works better. It helps with cognition, stimulates and relaxes,” said O’Reilly, w
Shafaqna (Shia International News Association) (ir)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:29

UCSF to Present Latest on Tobacco Research and Education

Postdoctoral Fellow to Explain Tobacco Industry's Ties to Tea Party at Symposium
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Feb 6, 2013 06:59

[Canada] Improper disclosure: Tobacco packaging and emission labelling regulations

Labels featuring quantitative emission values are associated with false beliefs regarding lower tar delivery and health risks. Descriptive statements about emissions are easier to understand and associated with more accurate beliefs.
Public Health
added Jun 6, 2012 13:42

Eye Movement Responses to Health Messages on Cigarette Packages

BioMed Central (uk)
added May 14, 2012 14:34

Ex-smokers often relapse to recapture their lost social identity

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss'.
added Jul 6, 2018 14:11

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

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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