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The Relationship between Intended Use and Perceived Health Risk for a Novel Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Product

CONCLUSIONS: THS was associated with risk perceptions which were lower than CC and higher than the lowest comparators. Perceived Health Risk predicted intended use.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05

[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could have a positive impact in hospital environments, research finds

Dr Penelope Truman from Massey University's School of Health Sciences said their research found e-cigarettes could aid patients battling alcohol addiction and patients admitted to psychiatric units. More than 40 patients at Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01

E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage from inhaling LEAD

First, they tested the levels of 15 different metals in the e-liquid dispensers where the substance is contained on the device and in the tank where the liquid is filtered to be heated and vaporized. They also measured the amount of levels in the heate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31

Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty

Among hospitalized tobacco users, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapies are under-prescribed. We identified substantial variation in prescribing practices across different medical specialties and demographic groups, suggesting the need for an electron
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2018 18:52
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[UK] Dame Beulah Bewley obituary / Physician who played a key role in improving the place of female doctors in Britain’s medical establishment

Her research project on smoking among primary school children – which made the link between cigarettes, poor attainment and lung disease – was later expanded for a medical degree...She was involved with Action on Smoking and Health
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:36

Smoking rates remain alarming for several groups, American Cancer Society reports

report says several vulnerable subpopulations continue to smoke at high rates. The populations include those in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial or ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community; w
Buffalo (NY) News
added Feb 21, 2018 20:08

Effects of Varenicline, Depressive Symptoms, and Region of Enrollment on Smoking Cessation in Depressed Smokers

This study indicates varenicline may aid cessation partially by reducing withdrawal-related symptoms of depression. It also suggests that the impact of depressive symptoms on cessation varies regionally, and that this variation may be related to differen
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:36

Early onset tobacco cigarette smokers exhibit deficits in response inhibition and sustained attention [FREE FULL TEXT]

early onset smokers (EOS; initiated <16 years old) may be at unique risk of altered development of executive function...EO smoking, in particular, contributes to diminished task-related attention and inhibitory control behaviors in adulthood and provide s
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:53

Analyzing the genes related to nicotine addiction or schizophrenia via a pathway and network based approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results illustrated that the biological processes underlying the comorbidity of nicotine addiction and schizophrenia was complex, and was likely induced by the dysfunction of multiple molecules and pathways.
Scientific Reports
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53

Study Explores Genetic Overlap Between Nicotine Addiction, Schizophrenia

A dozen genetic pathways may contribute to both schizophrenia risk and nicotine addiction susceptibility, new research suggests. Researchers from Tianjin Medical University and the University of South Florida (USF) set out to explore genetic contributor
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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