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[China] Smokers’ sensory beliefs mediate the relation between smoking a ‘light/low tar’ cigarette and perceptions of harm [FREE FULL TEXT]

results demonstrate the importance of implementing tobacco control policies that address the impact that cigarette design and marketing can have in capitalising on the smoker's natural associations between smoother sensations and lowered perceptions of ha
Tobacco Control
added Nov 5, 2014 10:11
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Gender differences in negative reinforcement smoking expectancies

Beliefs that smoking alleviates negative affect may reflect a gender-specific etiological process disproportionately prominent in women. Enhancing ability to cope with negative affect without smoking or challenge negative reinforcement expectancies may be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 25, 2014 21:15
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Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
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FDA panel votes to keep severe warning on Pfizer anti-smoking drug

Pfizer Inc failed to convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a black box warning on its controversial quit-smoking drug Chantix, with an advisory panel to the agency voting against the removal on Thursday.
Reuters
added Oct 16, 2014 23:39
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Depression, smoking, physical inactivity and season independently associated with midnight salivary cortisol in type 1 diabetes

high MSC was linked to smoking, physical inactivity, depression, season and older age. Thus a high cortisol value identified three major targets for treatment in type 1 diabetes.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:32
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Falling for the e-cigarette trap

A group of researchers in the US assessed associations between e-cigarette use and smoking intentions among U.S. youth who had never smoked conventional cigarettes.
The Nation (lk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:35
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[China] Ex-smokers are happier than current smokers among Chinese adults in Hong Kong

Ex-smokers in Hong Kong are happier than current smokers and never smokers, whose happiness measurements are similar. Causal associations have yet to be established.
Addiction
added Aug 22, 2014 10:25
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KOH: The Tobacco Fight Is Far From Over

As I conclude more than five years of service as the Assistant Secretary for Health, it is my fervent hope that we can someday relegate the tobacco epidemic to the history books. Let us stop this suffering once and for all and give our kids a fighting cha
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 4, 2014 11:35
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Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk

Smoking may increase a person's risk for suicide, but high cigarette taxes and smoking restrictions in public places lower that risk, a new study suggests. Previous research has found that smokers are more likely to take their own lives than nonsmokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2014 04:45
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Smoking may contribute to suicide risk, research says

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine found that suicide rates declined in states that implemented higher taxes on cigarettes and stricter policies to limit smoking in public places. They also noted an increase in suicide rates in state
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:14
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