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LETTER: A better way to encourage people to become smoke-free

it has been known for decades that hypnosis remains one of the most effective ...Regarding the FDA’s proposal, I believe that its mission would be better served by promoting a combination of cytisine and hypnosis as today’s best way to become smoke-free.
Washington Post
added Aug 7, 2017 19:21
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Paternal nicotine exposure defines different behavior in subsequent generation via hyper-methylation of mmu-miR-15b

the present study provides solid evidence regarding the mechanisms underlying paternal nicotine exposure-induced behavioral alterations in F1 generations. Nicotine exposure induces epigenetic mmu-miR-15b downregulation due to CGI shore hyper-methylation i
Scientific Reports
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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Low-nicotine cigarettes: misperceptions may not lessen benefits

When cigarettes contain less nicotine, smokers see them as safer, because they equate the stimulant with smoking-related diseases. But that misperception doesn't cancel out the potential benefits of low-nicotine cigarettes, a new study suggests.
Reuters
added Aug 5, 2017 21:11
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Cigarette smoking is associated with amplified age-related volume loss in subcortical brain regions [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smokers showed greater age-related subcortical brain volume loss than non-smokers. • In these adults, 22–70 years of age, older smokers showed the most volume loss. • Subcortical white matter (WM), thalamus, cerebellar cortex, and corpus callosum were
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:07
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Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that reduced smoking during smoking cessation treatment is associated with a “recovery of function” in frontostriatal responses to nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers, although comparison with a developmental control
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:05
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Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation

These findings suggest that reduced smoking during smoking cessation treatment is associated with a “recovery of function” in frontostriatal responses to nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers, although comparison with a developmental control
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:05
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Co-occurrence of tobacco product use, substance use, and mental health problems among adults: Findings from Wave 1 (2013–2014) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This nationally representative study of U.S. adults is the first to comprehensively document tobacco use, substance use, and mental health comorbidities across the range of currently available tobacco products, while also demonstrating that female tobacco
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:00
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Psychopathology and tobacco demand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Smokers with psychopathology have higher tobacco demand intensity and Omax. • Smokers with an emotional disorder versus without have higher demand intensity. • Comorbid substance use disorder (SUD) was associated with higher intensity, Omax,
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 18, 2017 23:53
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[Germany] Smoking triggers anxiety and paranoia: Study reveals tobacco smoke can impair the brain's ability to suppress fear

The scientists behind the study believe chemicals in tobacco smoke may interfere with the messages between neurons in the brain - also known as neurotransmitters - that are involved in controlling fear. Scientists in Hamburg have found that tobacco can
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 20:31
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Cerebellar gray matter reductions associate with decreased functional connectivity in nicotine-dependent individuals

we investigated the structural and functional alterations in the cerebellum in a large sample of smokers using the spatially unbiased infratentorial template (SUIT).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2017 01:07
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