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Sex Differences and Menstrual Cycle Phase-Dependent Modulation of Craving for Cigarette: An fMRI Pilot Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

brain function associated with craving for cigarettes fluctuates across the menstrual cycle in women smokers. This result emphasizes the need for gender-specific programs to quit smoking, as well as taking into consideration a menstrual cycle phase during
Psychiatry Journal
added Jan 6, 2015 14:45
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New brain-imaging approach could help smokers quit

found that certain changes in the brain, visible using technology that measures brain activity, predicted better than anything else now available which smokers would quickly relapse - that's most of them - and which might be able to quit without much more
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jan 3, 2015 23:01
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Trends in smoking among adults with serious psychological distress during comprehensive tobacco control in New York City, 2003–2012

national data may mask changes in jurisdictions such as New York City (NYC), where comprehensive tobacco control (CTC) including taxation, legislation, education and access to cessation medications has operated for a decade (see Kilgore et al for details)
Tobacco Control
added Dec 31, 2014 16:36
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[Asia, China] An independent image for women who smoke

some women smoke because smoking helps complete their self-perception as being sexy, special, confident, independent, rebellious, or whatever, which is often made use of by tobacco commercials, said Lyu Pin, a Beijing-based women's rights activist. She s
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:27
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Cigarette Addiction Affects Men, Women's Brains Differently; Brain Scans Reveal Need For Tailored Treatment

Researchers at Yale University studied the brains of men and women using positron emission tomography (PET) scans. Their intention was to measure the changing levels of dopamine, which control the brain’s pleasure and reward pathways, in men and women's b
Medical Daily
added Dec 28, 2014 17:17
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Social media to help study e-cigarette habits

Using a USD 2.7 million, 5-year grant from the US National Institutes of Health, the team will collect data from Facebook, Twitter and several e-cigarette forums among other websites, said Daniel Zeng, co-principal investigator at University of Arizona.
Financial Express (in)
added Dec 26, 2014 22:52
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ADHD May Raise Teens' Odds for Smoking, Drinking

ens are more likely to start smoking or drinking with each additional symptom they have of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or conduct disorder, new research suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 25, 2014 22:48
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Mother's Depression Tied to Later Delinquency in Kids

Teens are more likely to smoke, drink and use marijuana -- and to do so at an earlier age -- if their mothers were depressed when the kids were in grade school, a new study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 23, 2014 21:21
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Effects of Nicotine and Nicotine Expectancy on Attentional Bias for Emotional Stimuli

nicotine abstinence appears to disrupt attentional bias towards emotional facial stimuli. These data provide support for nicotine’s modulation of attentional bias as a central mechanism for maintaining affect regulation in cigarette smoking.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:52
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Exclusive: FDA prices 'lost pleasure' of junk food into calorie count rule

lost-pleasure analysis, which is criticized by some leading economists and public health groups, was tucked into new regulations published last month ...analysis the agency relied almost solely on a 2011 paper by then-graduate student Jason Abaluck. In an
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2014 06:26
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