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Gene May Be Tied to Both Smoking and ADHD, Study Suggests

More research needed to determine if there are actual shared genetic risks, researchers say
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:41
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Cigarette Smoking Among Persons With Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder in Routine Clinical Settings, 1999-2011

Conclusions: The prevalence of smoking has remained alarmingly high among individuals with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in routine psychiatric settings. Concerted efforts are urgently needed to promote smoking cessation in these groups.
Psychiatric Services
added Nov 1, 2012 17:55
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Genetic Link To Smoking And ADHD

The scientists, from McGill University, Canada, reported in the Archives of Disease in Childhood that a variation of a gene may be associated with childhood ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and smoking addiction.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:46
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Research Presented at Neuroscience 2012 Indicates Anatabine Supplementation is Potentially Helpful in Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc., reports that scientists from its research partner, the Roskamp Institute, presented new research yesterday and today indicating that supplementation with anatabine, the active ingredient in the Company's Anatabloc® di
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2012 09:06
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[UK] Excess Mortality in MS Largely From Smoking

* Point out that deaths among never-smokers in the cohort still tended to be premature relative to the general population, but the difference was less than half that seen among patients with a smoking history.
MedPage Today
added Oct 15, 2012 08:56
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Associations of cigarette smoking and polymorphisms in brain-derived neurotrophic factor and catechol-O-methyltransferase with neurocognition in alcohol dependent individuals during early abstinence

Overall, the findings lend support to the expanding clinical movement to make smoking cessation programs available to smokers at the inception of treatment for alcohol/substance use disorders.
Frontiers Journals (cz)
added Oct 12, 2012 16:04
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"Quitline" Use Can Benefit Smokers with Serious Mental Illness, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Research Finds

Tobacco use exerts a particularly devastating toll on persons with serious mental illness. But telephone counseling, or “Quitlines,” can be particularly helpful for individuals in this group, according to research presented recently by Marc L. Steinberg,
HealthCanal.com
added Oct 11, 2012 05:09
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[Canada] Smoking Leads To Poor Memory In Stroke Patients

Smokers have a harder time solving problems and making decisions after having a stroke than non-smokers, according to a study which was presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 2, 2012 18:08
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Home Stress, Work Stress Linked With Increased Smoking

Workers who experienced conflict in both directions--that is, both stress at home from work ("work-to-home" conflict) and stress at work from personal issues ("home-to-work" conflict)--were 3.1 times more likely to smoke than those who didn't experience
Harvard School of Public Health
added Sep 24, 2012 12:24
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[New York] This Pfizer Stop-Smoking Drug Allegedly Made A Man Fake His Own Death

A lawyer for a Long Island man who faked his own drowning says his client's bizarre behavior could be a reaction to Pfizer's Chantix, the New York Post reported Wednesday.
Business Insider
added Sep 20, 2012 13:10
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