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US adult smokers’ perceptions' of Australia's cigarette warning labels: variance by warning content and consistency across sociodemographic subsegments

The finding that the gangrene image was chosen as the most effective is consistent with findings from preimplementation focus groups in Australia.6 These Australian data indicated that many individuals found this image effective even though they did not r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:56
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[UK-Scotland] Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life?

A higher IQ in childhood was also significantly associated with a lower risk of death from injury, smoking-related cancers (particularly lung and stomach), digestive disease and dementia. There was no evidence of a link between childhood intelligence an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2017 03:00
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Smart Kids Live Longer

found that lower scores on the childhood intelligence test were associated with death from heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease, lung cancer and stomach cancer. All of these diseases are highly associated with smoking, and smoking did partially expl
New York Times
added Jun 29, 2017 09:24
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Comparing Smoking Topography and Subjective Measures of Usual Brand Cigarettes Between Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Smokers

results suggest that pregnant women do not smoke cigarettes more intensely or in a way that causes more toxicant exposure, perhaps due to a reportedly less pleasurable smoking experience.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05
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Flavors and Risk: Perceptions of Flavors in Little Cigars and Cigarillos Among U.S. Adults, 2015

We conclude that perception of risk of flavors in LCCs is related to use of these products, particularly perception of less risk. Considering the relationship between use and risk perceptions would be helpful in constructing health risk messaging
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 29, 2017 02:36
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Estimating the effect of differing assumptions on the population health impact of introducing a Reduced Risk Tobacco Product in the USA

• A basic set of assumptions is studied, as well as a range of sensitivity analyses. • Major and minor factors affecting the reduction in deaths are determined.
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Jun 29, 2017 04:33
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Reduced thalamus volume may reflect nicotine severity in young male smokers

Nicotine dependence severity and cumulative effect was assessed with Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND) .... Relative to nonsmokers, the young smokers showed reduced volume of bilateral thalamus. In addition, the left thalamus volume was corr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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Teenagers binge-drink because they hate their bodies - not because they're being rebellious - new study suggests

Being unhappy with their appearance leads both boys and girls – who are known to be vulnerable to fat-shaming - to boozing and smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Australia] Do neurobiological understandings of smoking influence quitting self-efficacy or treatment intentions?

A neurobiological view of smoking does not dominate public understandings of smoking in Australia. Endorsement of neurobiological explanations of smoking were associated with increased intention to use cessation aids, but were not associated with reduced
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 22, 2017 17:38
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Effect of prenatal exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke on learning and memory of adult offspring rats

results showed that in utero exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke was associated with impaired memory and decreased brain derived neurotrophic factor in hippocampus of adult male offspring rats.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2017 18:13
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