Headlines Tagged with Mental Health/Neurology — 3,798 headlines found
A Chinese study on how tobacco use damages the brain has also stumbled upon evidence heavy smoking can boost concentration and imagination - something scientists say could shed light on why many writers are attracted to lighting up.
Oct 26, 2014 South China Morning Post
added Oct 25, 2014 22:07
Beliefs that smoking alleviates negative affect may reflect a gender-specific etiological process disproportionately prominent in women. Enhancing ability to cope with negative affect without smoking or challenge negative reinforcement expectancies may be
Oct 25, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 25, 2014 21:15
The study showed smokers were more likely to have anxiety after a heart attack than former smokers and those who never smoked. But there was no link between smoking and increased risk of depression after a heart attack, the researchers said.
Oct 22, 2014 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2014 14:09
the research shows the most common causes of death related to smoking among people in prison were lung cancer, ischemic heart disease, other heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and chronic airways obstruction.
Oct 22, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:34
apparent neuroprotective effect of smoking may simply be because ease of quitting smoking is a marker of prodromal Parkinson’s disease (PD), say researchers. Their findings...indicate that former smokers who struggled to quit smoking had a lower risk of
Oct 22, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Oct 22, 2014 19:25
Our data suggest that nicotine abstinence appears to disrupt attentional bias towards emotional facial stimuli. These data provide support for nicotine’s modulation of attentional bias as a central mechanism for maintaining affect regulation in cigarette
Oct 21, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 1, 2014 22:31
Maternal smoking during pregnancy and infant stress response: Test of a prenatal programming hypothesis
Results provide initial support for our hypothesis that MSDP programs offspring HPA (dys)regulation. Epigenetic regulation of placental GR may serve as a novel underlying mechanism. Results may have implications for delineating pathways to adverse outcom
Oct 21, 2014 Psychoneuroendocrinology
added Oct 21, 2014 14:34
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have studied the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. Their research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of
Oct 20, 2014 News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
Oct 17, 2014 ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
suggests that gender differences in craving vs. affective responding to stress cues may, in part, be explained variation by menstrual cycle phase. Study limitations and implications of the findings for future research and treatment are briefly discussed.
Oct 16, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 1, 2014 22:26