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Millions more people across the UK to get dementia tests

Millions more people could be offered dementia tests under new NHS guidelines that class those aged over 60 who drink, smoke or who are obese as being at risk of the disease.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:58
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How Does Smoking Affect Multiple Sclerosis?

Cigarettes decidedly complicate MS symptoms, but there is also discussion around whether smoking can cause the disease when combined with other environmental and genetic factors. Doctors have been concerned that cigarettes may be an environmental risk f
EmpowHER.com
added Apr 1, 2015 18:55
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COMPTON: E-cigarettes and teens: how concerned should we be?

Following the publication today of a study in BMC Public Health on the use of e-cigarettes by teenagers, Dr Wilson M. Compton of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse, tells us more about the risks e-cigarettes pose to the next generation.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:34
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[UK] One in five teens have tried e-cigs: Fears youngsters will move on to real cigarettes after getting taste for nicotine

The finding, from a large British study, raises fears that rather than being an aid to quitting smoking, electronic cigarettes are seen as an attractive drug in their own right. It is feared that once teenagers get a taste for nicotine, they will move on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:07
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Want to quit smoking? Steer clear of beautiful women, study finds

smokers who want to quit the habit should refrain from viewing photos of attractive women, since this could put them in an immediate-gratification state of mind, leading to reduced self-control over smoking, according to a research paper by a Taiwanese sc
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:10
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Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked

The research team also found some shared risk factors for migraine and carpal tunnel syndrome, especially obesity, diabetes, smoking and being female.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 30, 2015 21:08
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[UK] Neuropsychiatric review offers reassurance for smokers who quit using varenicline

The largest review of clinical trials to date has found no evidence of an increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide, suicidal ideation, depression or death in people taking the smoking cessation drug varenicline (Champix)
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 23:05
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E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

Nicotine exposure from e-cigarettes may damage the developing brains of infants in the womb, as well as the brains of children and adolescents, suggests a new review of nicotine's effects. Animal experiments have shown that exposure to nicotine can harm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 27, 2015 12:13
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[Spain] Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 3, 2015 13:42
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[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

Australian tobacco companies have introduced evocative variant names...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine plain packaging's dissuasive intent. Policymakers should expli
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:58
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