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How can science help smokers to quit?

I want to explain what we think causes it and how best to deal with it to improve the chances of becoming an ex-smoker. To the brain, the nicotine found in tobacco products looks a lot like a chemical 'messenger' known as acetylcholine, which transmits
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 28, 2015 17:40

[France] Early exposure to tobacco as a cause of behavioural problems in children

analysed data on pre- and postnatal exposure to tobacco in the homes of 5,200 primary school children. They show that this exposure is associated with a risk of behavioural disorders in children, particularly emotional and conduct disorders. The associati
INSERM - French National Institute of Health and Medical research (fr)
added Sep 28, 2015 14:37

NIH launches landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development

The ABCD Study will seek to address many questions related to substance use and development...What is the impact of occasional versus regular use of marijuana, alcohol, tobacco, and other substances, alone or in combination, on the structure and function
NIAAA - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIH)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:08

[Ireland] Smoking doubles risk of dementia / Many people unaware of this link

Smokers have a significantly higher risk of developing dementia than non-smokers, however many people are unaware of this link, two leading health organisations have warned. Around 48,000 people in Ireland are affected by various types of dementia, howev (ie)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:57

[Ireland] Study: 50 Percent Of Smokers More Likely To Suffer From Dementia

A new study finds that 50 percent of smokers are more likely to suffer from dementia. Researchers from the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and Action on Smoking and Health Ireland are warning that smoking increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and othe
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Sep 21, 2015 19:57

[Asia, India] Denied tobacco, youth kills sister in west Delhi

A man strangled his sister and later committed suicide in Dabri after an apparent argument over him not being allowed to have chewing tobacco. The family told police that he was suffering from tuberculosis and schizophrenia and was being treated at a gove
Times of India
added Sep 21, 2015 08:40

[Ireland] Smokers are 50% more likely to suffer from dementia, shock study finds

The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) Ireland are marking World Alzheimer’s day on Monday by raising awareness of the links between tobacco and this illness. The two organisations are urging the Government to launch t
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:31

Adult Behavior in Male Mice Exposed to E-Cigarette Nicotine Vapors during Late Prenatal and Early Postnatal Life

These findings indicate that nicotine exposure from E-cigarettes may cause persistent behavioral changes when exposure occurs during a period of rapid brain growth...exposure during late in utero and early postnatal life to E-cigarette vapors that contain
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 17, 2015 17:34

[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on Smoking and Dementia

smokers have a 50 per cent greater chance of developing dementia than those who have never smoked....the tobacco industry ... influenced a number of studies examining smoking and mental health disorders.
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 09:40

[UK] There are "serious gaps" in dementia research, the Alzheimer's Society reveals

The charity Action on Smoking and Health (Ash) also published a report, endorsed by Public Health England, on the growing link between smoking and dementia.
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 09:33
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