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Possible New Symptoms of Tobacco Withdrawal II: Anhedonia A Systematic Review

abstinence appears to increase anticipatory anhedonia. It is unclear if abstinence decreases consummatory or reward learning-based anhedonia. Further studies of anhedonia in clinical settings are needed a) to estimate the reliability and clinical signific
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:03

Alpha7 Nicotinic Receptors as Therapeutic Targets in Schizophrenia

By examining alpha7 nicotinic receptor biology and recent efforts to target the receptor in clinical trials, it is hoped that investigators will be motivated to explore novel, promising directions focusing on the receptor as a strategy to treat cognitive
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 18:37

E-Cigarette Smoking Tied to Later Marijuana Use in Teens

Teenagers' use of any tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), is associated with subsequent marijuana use, according to a study published in the August issue of Pediatrics. Janet Audrain-McGovern, Ph.D., from the University of
Psychiatry Advisor
added Aug 23, 2018 11:55

Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Agonists for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Dementia: An Update

nAChRs have consistently presented a promising theoretical use in the treatment of AD; however, trials thus far have been complicated by adverse effects or minimal improvement. This review will provide an update on several pharmacological nAChR agonists t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:05

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
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