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Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?

However, not all the heart association's recommendations carried the same weight. Smoking had a stronger association with smaller brain volume than the other lifestyle factors, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:36
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Physicians’ views on the role of smoking in smoking-related diseases: findings from cross-sectional studies from 1982–2014 in Estonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

From 1982 to 2014, physicians’ attitudes towards the health risks of smoking improved in Estonia. However, their assessment of a causal role of smoking in smoking-related diseases was related to their own smoking habits and ethnicity. A further decline
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:55
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[UK] AUDIO: Dementia prevention, intervention, and care

The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:28
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Can Psychedelics Be Therapy? Allow Research to Find Out

There was an open label study... of three doses of psilocybin as part of a tobacco cessation program. It found that 12 of 15 participants (who had smoked an average of more than 30 years) remained abstinent six months after the program began and 16 weeks
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2017 13:54
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The acute effects of a dopamine D3 receptor preferring agonist on motivation for cigarettes in dependent and occasional cigarette smokers

Our results suggest nicotine dependence is associated with a hypersensitivity to cigarette rewards but not a hyposensitivity to non-drug rewards. Furthermore, our results question the importance of dopamine D3 receptors in motivational processing of cigar
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 16, 2017 15:26
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[Finland] Can a new lozenge help people quit smoking?

A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, nontoxic smoking-cessation product...works in Helsinki for Biohit Oyj, the company that funded the study and markets the lozenge as Acetium. L-cysteine is an amino acid that eliminates a
Reuters
added Jul 14, 2017 22:36
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Smoking cessation in severe mental ill health: what works? an updated systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Bupropion and varenicline, which have been shown to be effective in the general population, also work for people with severe mental ill health and their use in patients with stable psychiatric conditions. Despite good evidence for the effectiveness of sm
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:16
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Cigarette smoking risk-reducing beliefs: Findings from the United States Health Information National Trends Survey

Vulnerable populations who may be most at risk of smoking attributable morbidity and mortality were more likely to endorse risk-reducing beliefs. Future studies are needed to better understand how risk-reducing beliefs are formed and if modifying these be
Science Direct
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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Stress in pregnancy makes women more vulnerable to smoking and air pollution

The combination of high stress and air pollution also increases the risk of having a low-birth weight baby, the research adds. Senior author Professor Tracey Woodruff from the University of California in San Francisco, said: 'It appears that stress may
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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Many hold mistaken beliefs about reducing risks of cigarette smoking

"It is important for the public to understand that the harms of smoking cannot be reduced except by quitting,” Annette R. Kaufman .... “Certain behaviors, such as exercise and diet, do not reduce the harmful effects of smoking if a person continues to smo
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2017 19:16
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