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[Korea - South] Smokers 'much more likely to develop dementia,' docs warn

Those who don't smoke, or had quit smoking, had less chance of developing the degenerative brain condition than those who still smoke cigarettes, according to a Korean study. Those who has smoked long-term but recently quit had a 14 per cent less chance
Fox News
added Sep 6, 2018 13:58

[Korea - North] Effect of smoking cessation on the risk of dementia: a longitudinal study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking was associated with increased risk of dementia. Smokers who quit for a prolonged period of time may benefit from reduced risk of dementia. Therefore, smokers should be encouraged to quit in order to reduce the risk of developing dementia, especia
Annals of Clinical & Laboratory Science
added Sep 6, 2018 14:16

Differences between combined, isolated use of cannabis, nicotine on brain networks

The results, recently published in the journal Brain Structure and Function, show...the group using both nicotine and cannabis more closely resembled the control (non-user) group in brain connectivity. The isolated nicotine and isolated cannabis users sh
added Aug 29, 2018 23:26

[UK] Polluted air causes a ‘huge’ reduction in intelligence, shocking study reveals

Air pollution causes a 'huge' reduction in intelligence, according to a new study. Earlier this month it was revealed London's pollution is now so bad it's equivalent to smoking 251 cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:07

Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Risk and exposure claims acted similarly on MRTP beliefs. Lower exposure claims misled the public to perceive lower perceived risk even though no lower risk claim was explicitly made, which is impermissible under US law.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:49

Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Ligands, Cognitive Function, and Preclinical Approaches to Drug Discovery

The preclinical literature continues to grow in support of the development of nAChR ligands for a variety of illnesses that affect humans. However, to date, no new nAChR ligand has been approved for any condition other than nicotine dependence. As discus
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:00

Friends who are former smokers are key to helping people with serious mental illness quit

explored how social networks (defined as social interactions and personal relationships) influenced smoking outcomes among people with SMI who participated in smoking cessation programs. The researchers asked 41 people with serious mental illness, who pa
added Aug 31, 2018 01:24

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
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