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Alzheimer’s and smoking genes suggest we’re still evolving

In the 20th century, people in the UK evolved to be less likely to smoke heavily, but the effect was tiny. So claims a study of 200,000 genomes. A population can be described as evolving when the frequency of gene variants changes over time. Because most
New Scientist
added Sep 6, 2017 15:26
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The power of product innovation: Smokers’ perceptions of capsule cigarettes

cigarettes with capsules in the filter that can be burst to change the flavour have had remarkable global success,...Awareness, use and appeal of capsule cigarettes was greater among younger adults (16–35 years), who showed most interest in these products
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 4, 2017 20:07
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[Wisconsin] UW-Madison study links nicotine addiction to genetic variation in brain

The new understanding about FMO3, an enzyme that metabolizes nicotine in the brain, could someday allow researchers to tailor tobacco cessation treatments to individual patients or develop new drugs to target the enzyme. “The research clearly suggests t
Wisconsin Dells Events
added Sep 4, 2017 12:12
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[UK-Wales] Call for more to be done to stop people with mental health problems smoking

New statistics show people with long-standing mental health conditions are almost twice as likely to smoke - 36% compared to 19% of the general population. Smoking can often make conditions such as depression or anxiety worse, and the Royal College of
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:17
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Tobacco retail environment near housing programmes for patients with mental health conditions in New York City

People with MH conditions residing in supportive housing in NYC encounter a heavy tobacco retail environment in close proximity to their home, and in some boroughs, one worse than non-MH residences. Implementing a ban on tobacco retail near public schools
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2017 01:33
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[UK] Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors

Researchers tracked more than 2,500 people 60 and older in England and found that current smoking boosted that risk by about 60 percent. The scientists determined that the participants were frail if they had at least three of five conditions: unintention
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2017 14:53
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Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08
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Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't

found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact they have not. The findings mean that in these kinds of study it is vital to check claims of having quit using an objective me
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04
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[Asia, India] Reducing nicotine in cigarettes could curb addiction

when the nicotine content was reduced in cigarette, the consumption level of smokers reduced and it was easier for them to quit. However, whether that same effect would be seen in populations highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction was unknown.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 24, 2017 20:05
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truth® Holds Tobacco Industry Accountable for Its Exploitation of Individuals with Mental Health Conditions and Members of the Military

Debuting During 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, truth Asks if it is Just Business or is it Exploitation?
PR Newswire
added Aug 24, 2017 18:17
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