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BARRINGTON-TRIMIS/LEVENTHAL: Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes — Urgent Concerns

Juul had captured 49.6% of the e-cigarette market.2 There is reason to be concerned that adolescents’ use of pod mods is not a passing trend and could bring a host of adverse health consequences to the current generation of adolescents and young adults.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:25
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Heart-healthy lifestyle in old age tied to lower dementia risk

Researchers focused on seven recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) for optimal cardiovascular health: not smoking; regularly exercising; routinely eating fish, fruits, and vegetables; avoiding excess weight; and keeping blood pressure
added Aug 23, 2018 00:10

[UK] Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of 2.8 YEARS - compared to four years in schizophrenics, major study finds

Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of 2.8 years, new research suggests. This is compared to four years in schizophrenia patients, according to the largest study of its kind. Brain ageing is defined as reduced blood flow through the organ. Ex
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:53

[France, UK] The 7 health tests that can tell if YOU are at risk of dementia: Smokers and people who are overweight or have unhealthy diets are most at risk

Scientists have revealed the seven health tests that tell a person their risk of developing dementia in later life. These seven tests are whether a person: smokes, is overweight, exercises regularly, eats fish and fruit or vegetables often, and has heal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:16

Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease

A new review--published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology--examines policies to achieve complete cigarette abstinence as part of efforts to reduce the risk of heart disease. "This manuscript is the second in an eight-part health
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35

U.S. Political Climate Frightening for Teens: Study

Donald Trump's America might be harming the mental health of teens, especially minority teens... These concerns affected black and Hispanic teens more than whites. For example, minority teens more often turned to smoking as their discrimination fears moun
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 21, 2018 10:47

Distress Intolerance and Smoking Topography in the Context of a Biological Challenge

Findings suggest DI heightens smoking reinforcement generally, and in the context of intense cardiorespiratory distress, is associated with stable and persistent smoking. DI is a promising therapeutic target that, if addressed through psychological inter
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:11

Enhanced Sensory–Cognitive Processing by Activation of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors

This review highlights the therapeutic potential of activating nAChRs in the cerebral cortex to enhance cognitive function. Future work also must determine the contributions of relatively rare but important nAChR subtypes, potentially to develop more sel
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:10

Potential Therapeutic Application for Nicotinic Receptor Drugs in Movement Disorders

drugs targeting CNS cholinergic systems may be useful for symptomatic treatment of movement disorders. Nicotinic cholinergic drugs, including nicotine and selective nAChR receptor agonists, reduce L-dopa-induced dyskinesias, as well as antipsychotic-induc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:13

[UK] House of Commons: Science and Technology Committee: E-cigarettes: Seventh Report of Session 2017–19 (PDF)

Three-quarters of NHS trusts were mistakenly concerned about ‘second-hand’ e-cigarette vapour, despite the negligible health risk. NHS England should set a policy of mental health facilities allowing e-cigarette use by patients unless trusts can demonst
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:34
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