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U.S. Political Climate Frightening for Teens: Study

Donald Trump's America might be harming the mental health of teens, especially minority teens... These concerns affected black and Hispanic teens more than whites. For example, minority teens more often turned to smoking as their discrimination fears moun
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 21, 2018 10:47
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Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease

A new review--published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology--examines policies to achieve complete cigarette abstinence as part of efforts to reduce the risk of heart disease. "This manuscript is the second in an eight-part health
EurekAlert
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35
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Potential Therapeutic Application for Nicotinic Receptor Drugs in Movement Disorders

drugs targeting CNS cholinergic systems may be useful for symptomatic treatment of movement disorders. Nicotinic cholinergic drugs, including nicotine and selective nAChR receptor agonists, reduce L-dopa-induced dyskinesias, as well as antipsychotic-induc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:13
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Distress Intolerance and Smoking Topography in the Context of a Biological Challenge

Findings suggest DI heightens smoking reinforcement generally, and in the context of intense cardiorespiratory distress, is associated with stable and persistent smoking. DI is a promising therapeutic target that, if addressed through psychological inter
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:11
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Enhanced Sensory–Cognitive Processing by Activation of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors

This review highlights the therapeutic potential of activating nAChRs in the cerebral cortex to enhance cognitive function. Future work also must determine the contributions of relatively rare but important nAChR subtypes, potentially to develop more sel
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:10
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[UK] House of Commons: Science and Technology Committee: E-cigarettes: Seventh Report of Session 2017–19 (PDF)

Three-quarters of NHS trusts were mistakenly concerned about ‘second-hand’ e-cigarette vapour, despite the negligible health risk. NHS England should set a policy of mental health facilities allowing e-cigarette use by patients unless trusts can demonst
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:34
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[UK] 'Something was troubling him, he definitely wasn't himself': Friends of Sudanese immigrant who unleashed terror on Westminster say his life smoking shisha as a failed student had made him depressed

A failed student, he loved smoking a hookah pipe or sipping coffee at an internet cafe, where he spent much of his time browsing the web alone.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:32
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Evidence on the association between cigarette smoking and incident depression from the South African National Income Dynamics Study 2008–2014: mental health implications for a resource-limited setting

The results suggest an important relationship between cigarette smoking and incident depression, particularly among older adolescents, who are developmentally vulnerable and socio-economically disadvantaged to experiencing depression. There is a consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:13
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The effects of tobacco smoking, and prenatal tobacco smoke exposure, on risk of schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Our findings suggest smoking, and prenatal smoke exposure, may be an independent risk factor for schizophrenia. Care should be taken when inferring causation, given the observational nature of the studies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:07
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[Minnesota] Gum, yoga, keeping busy: New tobacco ban eased by supports at two MN behavioral health nonprofits

Nicotine addiction “disproportionately impacts people with mental illness,”...This disproportionate rate of addiction, combined with the fact that tobacco companies historically marketed their products to people with mental illness and their health care p
MinnPost.com
added Aug 8, 2018 19:45
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