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Hippocampal Calcifications: Risk Factors and Association with Cognitive Function

Older age, diabetes mellitus, and smoking were associated with an increased risk of hippocampal calcifications. A greater degree of hippocampal calcifications was not associated with lower cognitive function in patients with memory complaints.
Radiology
added Jun 13, 2018 12:19
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[California] Different approaches on how to stop smoking

An assistant professor at Loma Linda University School of Public Health, says it’s a matter of conditioning the brain by new ways of thinking and acting. Ernie Medina Jr, DrPH, has been helping smokers break the cycle of addiction for 25 years. He offer
Loma Linda University Health
added Jun 13, 2018 23:25
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[UK] SUSTAINED EFFORTS TO ENSURE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE SMOKE FREE ARE REAPING REWARDS FOR PATIENTS, VISITORS AND STAFF

New research published today shows that the number of patients in mental health hospitals who smoke in the North East is falling thanks to a sustained approach by partner organisations. The evaluation report looks at the work undertaken to drive down sm
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:41
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Differential associations of combined vs. isolated cannabis and nicotine on brain resting state networks

These findings of differential associations of isolated vs. combined nicotine and cannabis use demonstrate an interaction between cannabis and nicotine use on RSNs. These unique and combined mechanisms through which cannabis and nicotine influence cortica
Brain Structure and Function
added Aug 29, 2018 23:33
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[UK] NHS STAFF MAKE PLEDGE ON WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

Senior staff at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW), a provider of mental health and disability services have made a public commitment to reduce smoking rates among both their patients and staff. NTW Chair, Ken Jarrold, Chief Exe
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:13
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Helping mentally ill smokers to quit smoking: study

found they can help such patients quit smoking habit by using low-burden and common-sense strategies...found that 80 percent of patients who smoke and have a serious mental illness want to quit smoking and that 60 percent made an attempt to quit in the la
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 4, 2018 21:44
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GFN 2018 Programme Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland, Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th June 2018

12:00 - 16:00BALLROOM ESatellite Meeting #2 Addressing Combustible Tobacco Use in Persons with Psychiatric Challenges and Drug Using Populations 14:00 - 16:00BALLROOM FSatellite Meeting #3 Africa Harm Reduction Alliance - THR in Africa and other LMICs
Global Forum on Nicotine
added May 31, 2018 18:11
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Turning the Spotlight on Tobacco and Heart Disease

According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey, adult smokers who do not believe, or do not know that smoking causes heart attack, range from 61% in China to 5% in Egypt; and adult smokers who do not believe, or do not know that smoking causes stroke, rang
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 30, 2018 17:24
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Positive Expectancies for E-Cigarette Use and Anxiety Sensitivity among Adults

This study provides the first empirical evidence of a transdiagnostic construct (anxiety sensitivity) in relation to e-cigarette use and how it interplays with positive expectancies for e-cigarette use beliefs and behavior. These novel data suggest futur
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:30
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Consumer Perceptions of Cigarette Design in France: A Comparison of Regular, Slim, Pink and Plain Cigarettes

In comparison to the grey cigarette, each of the branded cigarettes were considered more appealing, less harmful, and more likely to motivate teenagers to start and less likely to motivate smokers to reduce consumption or quit.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:29
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