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How alcohol and nicotine reshape the brain – and may pave the way for cocaine addiction

new research offers fresh evidence that alcohol and nicotine – two psychoactive agents that are legal, ubiquitous and widely used during adolescence – ease the path that leads from casual cocaine use to outright addiction.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 7, 2017 05:30
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Nick Buoniconti Will Donate Brain to Concussion Research

“The fact that the N.F.L. pulled its funding from Ann McKee’s research prompted me to come up here and make a statement that the N.F.L. is only in it for the money, and they don’t care"...became president of U.S. Tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:36
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National study to examine effects of nicotine patch on older adults with MCI

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of 29 sites participating in a national study to determine whether a daily transdermal nicotine patch will have a positive effect on attention and early memory impairment in older adults diagnosed with M
News-Medical.net
added Oct 31, 2017 01:38
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Impact of non-menthol flavours in tobacco products on perceptions and use among youth, young adults and adults: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Flavours in most tobacco products appear to play a key role in how users and non-users, especially youth, perceive, initiate, progress and continue using tobacco products. Banning non-menthol flavours from tobacco products may ultimately protect public he
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:27
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Sleep as a Target for Optimized Response to Smoking Cessation Treatment

The extent to which unhealthy sleep in smokers may be a viable intervention target for promoting response to smoking cessation treatment is considered. Ultimately, this review provides conceptual support for sleep therapy as an adjunctive treatment for sm
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2017 23:18
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Influence of Natural American Spirit advertising on current and former smokers’ perceptions and intentions

health-related beliefs predict attitudes towards NAS for current and former smokers, and mediate intentions to use NAS. Conclusions The findings of this study provide causal support for the need for further regulatory action to address the potentially ha
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2017 22:30
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Marijuana DOES change your brain: Study shows daily doses of the drug inflict permanent damage on the reward center, making users dependent

Researchers at Brigham Young University gave young mice daily doses of THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis / They found that one injection was not addictive, but after a week the mice had significant brain changes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:52
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Brief Web-Based Interventions for Young Adult Smokers With Severe Mental Illnesses: A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study

Interactive, web-based motivational interventions are feasible and promising for smoking cessation among young smokers with severe mental illnesses. Such interventions warrant further study among this group of smokers. Implications
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[UK] FT Health: World Bank says ‘go big, go fast’ to stub out tobacco

Now the World Bank goes further, suggesting policymakers “go big, go fast”, tax cigarettes based on quantity not price, and use “soft earmarks” that channel revenues to public health. Ultimately governments decide on taxation. But international institut
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 00:33
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Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops [FREE FULL TEXT]

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 12, 2017 16:35
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