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More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 16:42

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Managing diabetes, quitting smoking, controlling high blood pressure, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight can reduce the risk for dementia -- even late in life, according to new research. The World Alzheimer Report 2014, commissioned by Alzheimer
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 14:15

[Asia, India] Losing weight, quitting smoking may reduce risk of old age dementia

The World Alzheimer's Report 2014 commissioned by Alzheimer's disease International said that dementia's links to physical health could be effective at fending off dementia even in later life, the Independent reported.
ANI (in)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:20

New study sheds light on relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems

found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. Further, smoking, which is known to increase the levels of receptors for nicotine in the brain, had this effect in both groups, al
added Sep 17, 2014 07:19

Reduce your risk of dementia right now

Alzheimer's Disease International: What's good for your heart is also good for your brain. More specifically, there is now "persuasive evidence that dementia risk...can be modified through reduction in tobacco use
added Sep 17, 2014 07:21

Chantix Plaintiffs Expert Seeks Pfizer Documents ($$)

A plaintiffs expert in the multidistrict litigation over the Chantix antismoking drug has moved to unseal court records in the advance of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration meeting next month to consider whether warnings about suicide risk are warranted
National Law Journal
added Sep 16, 2014 16:17

Depression, smoking, physical inactivity and season independently associated with midnight salivary cortisol in type 1 diabetes

high MSC was linked to smoking, physical inactivity, depression, season and older age. Thus a high cortisol value identified three major targets for treatment in type 1 diabetes.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:32

Here’s the Best Way to Get Someone to Quit Smoking

Antismoking messaging works differently depending on who's watching, a new study shows
TIME Magazine
added Sep 16, 2014 15:42

Identifying a better message strategy for dissuading smokers: Add the positive

"gain-framed" messages -- those that stressed the benefits in quitting... - were more effective for smokers who believed quitting would be hard. On the other hand "loss-framed" messages -- the ones that emphasized the negative outcomes from smoking, such
added Sep 16, 2014 03:39

[New Zealand] A qualitative analysis of 'informed choice' among young adult smokers

Flaws in the tobacco industry's argument that smokers exercise "informed adult choice" when they start smoking have been highlighted in new study. The University of Otago research involved 15 in-depth interviews with 18-25 year olds who had started sm
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 16, 2014 00:48
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