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Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer's Disease

In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a report entitled “Tobacco Use & Dementia,” based on a comprehensive scientific review of tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke, and incidence rates for all types of dementia, including Alzheimer
The Epoch Times English Version
added Oct 2, 2014 13:16
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Determination of behaviorally effective tobacco constituent doses in rats

objective of this study was to conduct behavioral studies in adult rats to determine the relevant behaviorally effective doses of the tobacco constituents, cotinine, myosmine, and anatabine to be used in future studies assessing the addictive potential of
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 4, 2014 21:03
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[Denmark] Ease of Quitting Smoking May Be Early Sign of Parkinson's

People who are able to quit smoking easily on the first try are significantly more likely to develop Parkinson's disease (PD) than their counterparts who struggle to quit, a new study suggest. The finding, from a large population-based Danish case-contr
Medical Tribune
added Sep 26, 2014 09:04
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Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

* New Chantix Label Suggests Low Risk of Suicidal Behavior * Replace FDA Commissioner: Anti-Addiction Groups / the letter signed by groups including Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 24, 2014 18:07
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[Spain] Secondhand smoke in psychiatric units: patient and staff misperceptions

Patients and staff have substantial misperceptions about the extent of their exposure to SHS and low awareness about the harmful environment in which they stay/work. This might have an influence on the preference for less restrictive smoke-free bans. It i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 20, 2014 22:46
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[India] Losing weight, quitting smoking reduces risk of old age dementia

A new study has revealed that old age dementia can be avoided by losing weight, quitting smoking and reducing heart disease and diabetes risk, says ANI.
Free Press Journal (in)
added Sep 25, 2014 14:06
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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Brain nicotine signals link smoking and schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, scientists say. A growing body of research suggests that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems, in part, from an effort by patients to use nicotine to
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:22
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More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 16:42
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