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Maternal smoking tied to inhibition-related brain differences in kids

Smoking while pregnant may be linked to less control over inhibitions when the child is an adult, a new study that looked at brain scans suggests. People whose mothers smoked during pregnancy had weaker responses in the regions of their brains known to b
added May 15, 2014 12:59

Drug Therapy May Lower Odds That Kids With ADHD Will Smoke

Children taking medications to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- such as Adderall, Ritalin and Vyvanse -- are less likely to smoke, according to a new analysis. Kids with ADHD who were treated with these so-called stimulant medicat
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 12, 2014 10:43

Influences of Tobacco Advertising Exposure and Conduct Problems on Smoking Behaviors Among Adolescent Males and Females [FREE FULL TEXT]

conduct problems are a strong predictor of subsequent current smoking for all adolescents and reveal important differences between adolescent males and females in the relationship between conduct problems, tobacco advertising behavior, and smoking behavio
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 12:10

Mind and Body Approaches for Smoking Cessation: Review

results of a recent review suggest that yoga and meditation-based therapies may help people quit the habit. The review of the literature was funded by NCCAM and published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
The Epoch Times
added May 5, 2014 20:19

[Montana] Health Matters: People with mental health issues suffer more tobacco-related illnesses

Billings (MT) Gazette
added Apr 30, 2014 10:55

[Philippines] ALORIA: Behind the colors of tobacco advertising

the government shouldn't leave the avenue of packaging unregulated because the same package elements will be useful in reducing tobacco consumption and making people fully aware of the risks. Legislators have filed 11 House Bills and Senate Bills on ciga
Business World (ph)
added Mar 25, 2014 14:15

[UK] Smoking and mental illness—time to break the link

Patients are often desperate to address their smoking; it is the support that is poor. “We have to make smoking a priority for mental health trusts and for commissioners”, said Ratschen. NICE issued guidance on smoking cessation in secondary care, includi
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 21:57

[UK] Is this why some people can't stop smoking? The brain's motivation centre reacts more strongly to positive images of cigarettes than negative ones

The part of the brain that controls motivation reacts differently in smokers It reacts more to positive smoking-related images than to negative ones This means smokers are not likely to quit after seeing photos of illnesses
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 14:11

Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with su
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:37

Give up the cigarettes to cut stress and depression: New study reveals that habit does not cut stress, but giving it up might

Smokers who believe their habit relieves stress and depression are mistaken, according to new research. Experts found that quitting smoking can be just as effective in tackling depression and anxiety as taking antidepressants. Researchers said the effe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 06:52
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