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Nicotine reinforcement demonstrated in study with ‘never-smokers’

they have, for the first time, characterized the body’s reaction to the first, tiniest “hits” of nicotine. The results, they say, should lay groundwork for future revelations about genetic or other biological factors that make people vulnerable to nicoti
News-Medical.net
added Sep 13, 2015 13:21
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Quit Smoking? Childbirth May Inspire You To Pick Up The Habit Again

The stress of being a new mom is likely to tempt women into smoking again, a new study has found. SuperFantastic, CC BY 2.0 A baby on the way is oftentimes a compelling enough reason for an expectant mother to quit smoking. But the added stress and life
Medical Daily
added Sep 10, 2015 02:26
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[UK] Stress leads 90% of mothers to resume smoking after pregnancy, study finds

Peer pressure, physiological changes and regaining a sense of identity among other factors driving mass relapse among those who quit while pregnant... ‘Many felt smoking after the birth of their child was acceptable provided they protected their baby fr
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:02
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Quitting Smoking After MS Diagnosis May Delay Disease Progression

progresses faster in people who continue to smoke compared to smokers who quit after their diagnosis... "Evidence clearly supports advising patients with MS who smoke to quit. Health care services for patients with MS should be organized to support such a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2015 22:28
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[UK] Stroke damage 'helps smokers quit'

A particular region of the brain may drive smoking addiction, say scientists who found stroke survivors with damage to their insular cortex more easily kicked the habit. They studied 156 stroke patients with different patterns of brain injury. More of th
BBC Online
added Sep 10, 2015 13:47
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A Genetic Network Associated With Stress Resistance, Longevity, and Cancer in Humans

study identified a set of single nucleotide polymorphisms that together appear to be important for human aging, stress resistance, cancer, and longevity...Using long-lived smokers as a phenotype (n = 90)—a group whose survival may signify innate resilie
Journals of Gerontology
added Sep 10, 2015 11:43
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[UK] Study: anti-smoking drug Champix does not raise risk of suicide or depression

Major research on 150,000 people trying to give up smoking found no evidence that the popular anti-smoking drug Champix increases the risks of suicides and depressi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 7, 2015 12:33
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[UK] Pfizer's quit-smoking drug not linked to depression or heart risks

Chantix does not raise risks of heart attack or depression, contrary to previous reports, and should be recommended to more smokers wanting to quit, scientists said on Monday. In a study tracking 150,000 smokers in England for 6 months, researchers found
Reuters
added Sep 6, 2015 19:51
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[Texas] LETTER: E-cigarettes is topic of conversation for inmates

I am currently incarcerated at the Victoria County Jail, and the topic of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco or nicotine products is of great interest to many inmates and is often discussed here. Most of us can understand why smoking cigarettes isn't al
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Sep 5, 2015 18:21
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Smoking May Increase Risk for Stroke in Older Adults With Migraine image

Older adults who smoke have an increased risk for stroke if they experience migraines, a new study suggests.
Pain Medicine News
added Oct 15, 2015 13:10
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