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Perceived nicotine content of reduced nicotine content cigarettes is a correlate of perceived health risks

Although the perception of reduced nicotine is associated with a reduction in perceived harm, it may not attenuate the anticipated beneficial effects on smoking behaviour. These findings have implications for potential product standards targeting nicotine
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:30
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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Nicotine-Induced Neuroprotection against Cognitive Dysfunction after Partial Hepatectomy Involves Activation of BDNF/TrkB Signaling Pathway and Inhibition of NF-κB Signaling Pathway in Aged Rats

The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effects and possible mechanisms of nicotine pre-treatment on postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD)...results showed that nicotine-induced neuroprotection against POCD may involve activation of th
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 20, 2017 19:30
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Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?

However, not all the heart association's recommendations carried the same weight. Smoking had a stronger association with smaller brain volume than the other lifestyle factors, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:36
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Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

These measures include: staying in school until you're at least over the age of 15; reducing hearing loss, obesity and high blood pressure in mid-life (ages 45 to 65); and reducing smoking, depression, physical inactivity, social isolation and diabetes i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:35
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Physicians’ views on the role of smoking in smoking-related diseases: findings from cross-sectional studies from 1982–2014 in Estonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

From 1982 to 2014, physicians’ attitudes towards the health risks of smoking improved in Estonia. However, their assessment of a causal role of smoking in smoking-related diseases was related to their own smoking habits and ethnicity. A further decline
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:55
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[UK] AUDIO: Dementia prevention, intervention, and care

The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:28
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[UK] Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

It lists nine key risk factors including lack of education, hearing loss, smoking and physical inactivity. The study is being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 16:26
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Can Psychedelics Be Therapy? Allow Research to Find Out

There was an open label study... of three doses of psilocybin as part of a tobacco cessation program. It found that 12 of 15 participants (who had smoked an average of more than 30 years) remained abstinent six months after the program began and 16 weeks
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2017 13:54
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The acute effects of a dopamine D3 receptor preferring agonist on motivation for cigarettes in dependent and occasional cigarette smokers

Our results suggest nicotine dependence is associated with a hypersensitivity to cigarette rewards but not a hyposensitivity to non-drug rewards. Furthermore, our results question the importance of dopamine D3 receptors in motivational processing of cigar
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 16, 2017 15:26
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