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[UK] VIDEO: Matron: 'Mental health nurses buy patients cigarettes'

Mary Yates, matron of London's Maudsley Hospital - who has worked in mental-health care for more than 25 years - said nurses buy cigarettes for patients: "It's been commonplace for smoking to be facilitated, for nurses to purchase cigarettes for patients
BBC Online
added Jun 4, 2015 10:12
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[UK] VIDEO: Mental health patients 'smoke three times as much'

Forest says patients in mental health units should have the same freedom to smoke as the general public. The PHE survey suggests 64% of mental-health patients are addicted to tobacco - compared with 18% of the general population, although 9% of the units
BBC Online
added Jun 4, 2015 10:11
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'No evidence' linking smoking cessation drug with suicide, road accidents

However, a new study suggests that there is no strong evidence to link the drug with increased risks of suicidal behavior or traffic accidents as previously thought.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02
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[Sweden] Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings

A study of more than 69,000 Swedes who used the smoking aid found no evidence for these worries, some of which led the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to place its strongest warning on the drug's label in 2009.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 3, 2015 10:33
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[Turkey] Smokers Feel More Pain

Not just smokers, but also passive smokers, need more anesthesia during surgery, according to a study presented at the Euroanaesthesia Congress. Compared with patients with no tobacco smoke exposure, smokers needed 38% more propofol to induce anesthesia,
MedPage Today
added Jun 1, 2015 11:38
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[Turkey] Smokers And Secondhand Smokers Require Heavier Anesthesia, Painkillers During Operations

new research proves that smokers and people exposed to secondhand smoke require more anesthesia and painkillers when undergoing operations in order to reach the same level of anesthesia as healthy non-smokers. Researchers have known that smoking increases
Medical Daily
added May 30, 2015 10:22
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[Turkey] Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery

Compared with patients who didn't smoke, those who smoked needed 33 percent more anesthesia throughout the operation. People exposed to secondhand smoke required 20 percent more anesthesia than nonsmokers, according to the researchers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 30, 2015 10:22
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LETTERS: Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes

In a growing list of studies suggesting putative mechanisms for the association between smoking and suicide, factors include the modulation of serotonin by nicotine and the effects of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on mood dysregulation, aggression, an
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 29, 2015 13:26
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Don't dismiss the link between smoking and suicide, researchers warn

Researchers should not be so quick to dismiss the link between smoking and suicide risk, according to a letter published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine
Los Angeles Times
added May 29, 2015 13:24
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[USA] Is pollution to blame for autism? Babies exposed to dust, dirt and smoke are at increased risk, study finds / Inhaling tiny specs of dust, dirt and smoke could increase autism risk

A link between air pollution and the condition has long been suspected by scientists, and a new study conducted in the US has now added weight to the theory... This was after accounting for other associated factors – such as the mother's age, education a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:08
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