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[UK] Propensity for smoking linked to molecules in specific brain regions, say scientists

By creating a map of the brain based on post mortem tissue samples, researchers have been able to understand why certain behaviours – including smoking – are linked with certain brain areas. “We studied the molecular makeup of the brain and isolated tho
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:01
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[UK-Scotland] How the UK smoking ban increased wellbeing / Married women with children benefited the most

looked at people's own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design. The researchers analysed data from the British Household Panel Survey to es
EurekAlert
added Dec 5, 2017 03:23
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[Asia, India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

Over 50 per cent of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear "cool" among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:29
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Nicotine gum as a therapeutic approach for low blood pressure in Parkinson’s disease: A randomized pilot study

Our data suggests that 4 mg of nicotine gum can increase SBP within 10 minutes of administration. It is strongly warranted that further research should pursue the use of nicotine gum as an intervention to treat acute episodes of low BP in individuals wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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How Do Tobacco Power Walls Influence Adolescents? A Study of Mediating Mechanisms.

Conclusions: The tobacco power wall increases adolescents’ smoking risk, and this effect is partly explained by the effect of the power wall on adolescents’ perceptions of how normative smoking is. (
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
added Dec 1, 2017 02:29
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[UK] The response of young adult smokers and non-smokers in the United Kingdom to dissuasive cigarettes: An online survey

Our findings suggest that it may be possible to reduce the desirability of cigarette sticks by altering their design, e.g., with the addition of a warning or use of an unattractive colour.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 1, 2017 02:27
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Tobacco control through the lens of moral psychology

“Trying to maximize abstinence from tobacco products or maximize the use of less harmful tobacco products have become opposing options in part due to the emotional reactions that influence views of these approaches,” Kozlowski adds. “I think there is roo
University of Buffalo
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[Israel] There’s a link between teen smoking and adult drinking

It’s actually the memory of smoking tobacco as a teen that alters the brain’s reaction to alcohol as an adult. And it doesn’t matter if there’s been a prolonged period of nicotine withdrawal; the research indicates that these nicotine “memories” still lea
ISRAEL21c
added Nov 30, 2017 06:36
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[Tennessee] Vanderbilt researchers test nicotine patches to treat early memory loss

Researchers are trying to treat early stage memory loss with nicotine patches to prevent those diagnosed from moving into full-blown Alzheimer's. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is collaborating with the University of Southern California on a two-
The Tennessean
added Nov 30, 2017 06:33
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Regulators should not consider 'lost pleasure' of quitting smoking, study says

Federal officials considering new regulations on tobacco products should give more weight to the fact that a majority of smokers are unhappy about feeling addicted to cigarettes, and should put less emphasis on the theory that smokers who quit are losing
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:58
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