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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: How can smoking be a lifestyle choice when most want to stop?

The clear implication is that we must reject any suggestion of blaming people for their “lifestyle choices”, health or poverty. Nor should we abandon people... Scotland’s next administration should commit to concerted action across government departments
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:27
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[UK] Health Matters: Health inequalities and dementia

Smoking has been identified as the single biggest cause of inequality in death rates between rich and poor in the UK. Smoking is one of the biggest risk factors for dementia and studies suggest that it can double the risk of developing the condition.
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:01
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Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Commercialization and Distributorship Agreement with Valeant Pharmaceuticals for Mysimba® (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl prolonged release) for 18 Central and Eastern European Countries and Turkey

Serious neuropsychiatric reactions have occurred in patients taking bupropion for smoking cessation...Although CONTRAVE is not approved for smoking cessation, observe all patients for neuropsychiatric reactions. Instruct the patient to contact a healthcar
PR Newswire
added Mar 15, 2016 15:31
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The Brain Science Behind Raising the Tobacco Buying Age to 21

Research suggests that tobacco use, particularly nicotine exposure, can harm the developing human brain, King said. Moreover, the brain doesn't stop developing during the teenage years, but continues until about age 25, he said. "There's an emerging bod
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Mar 8, 2016 14:22
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Graphic images on cigarette packs won’t stop smokers from lighting up

Smokers and non-smokers agree that they don’t like graphic images on cigarette packs, but they also think that the pictures still won’t keep them away from lighting up a cigarette. University of Illinois researchers have discovered that the pictures made
New Hampshire Voice
added Feb 24, 2016 20:21
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Warning Labels With Graphic Images Don’t Deter Smokers, May Encourage Reactionary Smoking

According to the researchers, the graphic labels are perceived by many as a threat to their choices, freedom, or autonomy. “What we found is that most people don’t like these warning labels, whether they are smokers or nonsmokers,” said communications d
Medical Daily
added Feb 24, 2016 20:20
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Are Smoking, Obesity Risky With Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain?

Contrary to expectations, smoking and obesity do not appear to affect the efficacy of, or increase the infection rate related to, spinal cord stimulator implantation, a new study shows. "It's very well known that smoking, for example, can increase the ri
Medical Tribune
added Feb 22, 2016 06:32
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Repeated administration of an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor attenuates nicotine taking in rats and smoking behavior in human smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

This translational study indicates that repeated AChEI administration reduces nicotine reinforcement in rats and smoking behavior in humans at doses not associated with tolerance and/or adverse effects.
Nature
added Feb 18, 2016 19:45
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Vaping may threaten brain, immunity and more

New studies in animals and human cells find some risks almost seem worse than from smoking
Society for Science & the Public
added Feb 15, 2016 20:33
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[UK] Leaked report reveals scale of crisis in England's mental health services

The taskforce...concludes that the physical needs of those with mental health issues are also ignored. It suggests a 15% reduction in smoking should be achieved by 2020 by offering targeted support for smokers and ensuring all mental health inpatient uni
The Observer (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:14
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