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Nicotine may help prevent your brain from aging and hold off Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Texas A&M found that, when given independently from tobacco, the maligned chemical helps protect the aging brain and may even hold off Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Apparently nicotine’s protective abilities may have someth
Miami (FL) Herald
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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The Association between Sensation Seeking and E-cigarette Use in Texas Young Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study

Conclusions: Sensation seeking is an important factor in identifying college students who may be at increased risk for e-cigarette use behaviors.
Journal of American College Health
added Feb 1, 2017 14:55
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[UK] Why it is SO dangerous for pre-teens to smoke pot: Study reveals weed's crippling damage on brains of under-17s

Teenagers who smoked marijuana as early as age 14 did worse on cognitive tests, decreased verbal abilities and were more likely to drop out of school, according to a new study
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:57
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Nicotine may help treat schizophrenia, study finds

Researchers from University of Colorado (CU) Boulder - led by Uwe Maskos, a researcher at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France - set out to understand the causes of "hypofrontality," a decreased neuronal activation of the PFC when the task requires it.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:57
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[Australia] The effect of pack warning labels on quitting and related thoughts and behaviours in a national cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Graphic warning labels appear to have a positive impact on the understanding, concerns and motivations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers and, through these, their quit attempts. IMPLICATIONS Graphic warning labels are likely to be effectiv
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2017 05:22
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Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Is Associated With Offspring’s Musculoskeletal Pain in Adolescence: Structural Equation Modeling

Conclusions: MSDP increased the risk of offspring’s MS pain in adolescence, and the association was mediated by offspring’s externalizing problems during childhood and early adolescence.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 8, 2017 14:33
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Surgeon general sounds the alarm on teens and e-cigarettes

Though the numbers in the report are new, the science is not, Dreyer said, underscoring the report's findings about brain development. "I think most people think your brain stops developing when you're 5 or something, and certainly there's a huge amount
CNN
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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THE FACTS on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults: A Message from the U.S. Surgeon General

Adolescent years are times of important brain development. Brain development begins during the growth of the fetus in the womb and continues through childhood and to about age 25. Nicotine exposure during adolescence and young adulthood can cause addicti
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 14:59
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[UK] How smoking affects your MENTAL health: Psychology experts warn cigarettes contain 4,000 chemicals that wreak havoc on your brain

Although some studies have shown that the nicotine in cigarettes can improve concentration and attention (making smokers feel more alert), there's more to cigarettes than just nicotine. They contain over 4,000 chemicals – over 50 of which are known to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:17
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Don’t get dragged down: Smoking related to increased anxiety levels

it is more imperative than ever to raise awareness on just how much damage the habit inflicts on one’s health and well-being. The belief that smoking relieves stress is an illusion, confirms Dr Zaid Zoumot, staff physician at the Respiratory and Critical
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:11
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