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[Singapore, UK] Blindness threat 'is effective smoking deterrent'

Researchers, who presented their findings at the British Thoracic Society’s winter meeting on Friday (December 5), reported that, while there is a low awareness of the link between smoking and blindness, it has a “much higher deterring impact” to smoking
Optometry Today (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:50
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New study finds that military culture enables use of tobacco for stress relief

Military culture perpetuates the notion that using tobacco provides stress relief, a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds. But other stress relievers, such as exercise or taking meditation breaks, could be more valuable and effecti
News-Medical.net
added Dec 7, 2014 17:20
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Abstinence-induced changes in the brain could help predict relapse in smokers

Quitting smoking sets off a series of changes in the brain that Penn Medicine researchers say may better identify smokers who will start smoking again--a prediction that goes above and beyond today's clinical or behavioral tools for assessing relapse ris
News-Medical.net
added Dec 5, 2014 11:23
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Military Culture Enables Tobacco Use

Military culture perpetuates the notion that using tobacco provides stress relief, a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds. But other stress relievers, such as exercise or taking meditation breaks, could be more valuable and effecti
Health Behavior News Service
added Dec 4, 2014 20:41
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Tobacco Smoke Could Up Pain in Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers from Purdue University found that the pain being exacerbated by acrolein could be reduced by the drug hydralazine, which has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for hypertension. The drug has been shown to be effective in r
University Herald
added Dec 4, 2014 19:44
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Tobacco smoke toxin could increase pain in people with spinal cord injury

A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period.
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 19:38
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[Oregon] Chantix Case in Eugene calls attention to Mental Health Issues

On Nov. 17, 2014 in a courtroom in Eugene, Lamae Stout lost the lawsuit against PeaceHealth; Matthew McLaughlin, the dentist who prescribed Chantix, a drug that helps people quit tobacco; and Eugene Emergency Physicians. A jury found the defendants not g
Eugene (OR) Weekly
added Dec 4, 2014 19:36
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are not helping people with mental illness quit smoking

They found that e-cigarette use grew over time, but was not associated with increased quitting or even greater cigarette consumption than people not using e-cigarettes.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:47
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Toxin from tobacco smoke could increase pain in spinal cord injury and worsen multiple sclerosis

A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period. One implication is t
HealthCanal.com
added Dec 4, 2014 20:09
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Prefrontal Cortex May Explain Why Some Can't Quit Smoking

scans showed that participants who showed a decrease in activity of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex or the working memory center of the brain were those most likely to relapse. These same individuals also showed increase activity in the posterior cingu
ScienceWorldReport
added Dec 4, 2014 20:02
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