Headlines Tagged with Mental Health/Neurology — 3,894 headlines found
Contrary to the perception of cigarettes as a stress reliever, smokers are 70 percent more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression overall compared with non-smokers, according to a new British study. Research from the University College London and
Feb 25, 2015 Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:25
New research released ahead of our No Smoking Day (11 March) campaign suggests that smokers have a 70% increased risk of anxiety and depression when compared with non-smokers, despite the commonly held perception that lighting up is a stress reliever.
Feb 24, 2015 British Heart Foundation (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
[UK] How much improvement in mental health can be expected when people stop smoking? Findings from a national survey (PDF)
Conclusions: Prevalence of anxiety and depression in long-term ex-smokers appears to be similar to what is found in never smokers.
Feb 24, 2015 Smoking in Britain Journal (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:50
[UK] Quitting smoking improves mental health: Habit makes you 70% more susceptible to anxiety and depression
The British Heart Foundation released study results today ahead of No Smoking Day on March 11
Feb 24, 2015 The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:44
As symbols of all the things that might go wrong on the path from birth to maturity, drugs offer what every adult confronted by a troublesome teenager longs for: the illusion of control.
Feb 23, 2015 Reason Magazine
added Feb 27, 2015 13:32
Smokers’ reactions to the new larger health warning labels on plain cigarette packs in Australia: findings from the ITC Australia project
Increasing the size of HWLs and introducing them on PP in Australia appears to have led to an overall increase in desired levels and strength of some reactions, but evidence of reactance was among a small minority.
Feb 19, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:23
These results indicate that cotinine may sensitize α7 nAChRs to low levels of acetylcholine (a previously uncharacterized mechanism), and that cotinine could be used as an adjunctive agent to improve the effective dose range of cholinergic compounds (e.g.
Feb 19, 2015 Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
added Feb 19, 2015 09:37
The new findings indicate cotinine makes brain receptors more sensitive to lower levels of the messenger acetylcholine, which are typical in Alzheimer's, and may boost effectiveness, at least for a time, of existing therapies for Alzheimer's and possibly
Feb 18, 2015 Science 2.0
added Feb 19, 2015 09:35
“Everybody should be questioning,” says McNutt. “That’s a hallmark of a scientist. But then they should use the scientific method, or trust people using the scientific method, to decide which way they fall on those questions.” We need to get a lot better
Feb 18, 2015 National Geographic
added Feb 18, 2015 22:08
Disturbing images on cigarette warning labels have a significant effect on smokers' brains..."This study shows that the emotional impact of the more graphic labels has an educational benefit that supports public health,"...researchers used functional MRI
Feb 16, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2015 15:50