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[UK] Another nail in smoking's coffin? Smoking makes your kids fat, research finds

Scientists said it was another reason for adults smokers to stub out the habit to quit because they are putting their youngsters at a physical and mental disadvantage for life.
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:04

Psychiatric disorders increase among smokers

People who started smoking since it started to be stigmatized are more likely to have a drug or psychological problem.
added Jan 27, 2016 00:12

EPA Confirms Activists' Longtime Claims: Neonicotinoid Pesticide Threatens Honeybees

The EPA's preliminary risk assessment of imidacloprid found that the pesticide "potentially poses risk to hives when the pesticide comes in contact with certain crops that attract pollinators," according to a press statement. The agency found that residu
added Jan 7, 2016 01:59

Teen smokers may be hard-wired to crave cigarettes

To see if young minds might be hard-wired to desire cigarettes, researchers did magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of teens and adults – including smokers and nonsmokers – who watched videos of adolescents and young adults smoking. With teen smokers
added Dec 30, 2015 23:32

[Malta] You smoke to relax, but smoking worsens stress

researchers at the University of Malta have demonstrated that the feeling of relaxation that follows the inhalation of tobacco smoke is simply a short-term sensation caused by the release of dopamine, the brain’s neurotransmitter of pleasure. “This feelin
Times of Malta (mt)
added Dec 29, 2015 18:54

[UK] Effectiveness of tobacco control television advertisements with different types of emotional content on tobacco use in England, 2004–2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

suggests that both types of campaign (positive and negative) are effective in reducing smoking prevalence, whereas consumption among smokers was only affected by campaigns evoking negative emotions.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:00

Russia psychiatric hospital fire kills 23

Medical personnel said patients did not have access to matches or lighters. Nurse Nadezhda Sukhareva said patients were allowed to smoke but staff would light their cigarettes for them outside the building. "There's no way we would give them matches,"
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:23

[Australia] Safety info upgraded for anti-smoking drug

The production information (PI) for varenicline, marketed in Australia as Champix, also now includes a warning that consuming alcohol may increase the risk of psychiatric symptoms. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on Wednesday issued an adviso
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 2, 2015 19:23

The Best Drug for Quitting Smoking Can't Shake Its Suicide Stigma

a review of the scientific literature has the exact opposite effect: one can’t help but conclude that something else is causing these people to feel like they’re losing control. The truth is difficult to pin down, and it’s made Chantix a unique case stu
added Nov 24, 2015 20:49

RAPID RESPONSES: Maudsley Debate: Should psychiatric hospitals completely ban smoking?

British Medical Journal
added Nov 11, 2015 00:27
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