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Quit-smoking drug suspected in 30 suicides in Canada

Poor data collection means there could be many more cases, experts say. But the maker of Champix says no reliable, scientific evidence fingers the drug in deaths
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:24
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[UK] E-cigarettes rigged by drug users to smoke hallucinogen DMT

Drug users have discovered a method of adapting electronic cigarettes to vaporize a potent class A hallucinogen known as dimethyltryptamine or DMT. The straightforward “hack” is being discussed openly on multiple web forums, with DMT enthusiasts describ
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 8, 2015 11:10
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[Russia] Smoking status, nicotine dependence and happiness in nine countries of the former Soviet Union

This study contradicts the idea that smoking is associated with greater happiness....the finding that smoking is associated with lower levels of happiness should be incorporated in future public health efforts to help encourage smokers to quit by highligh
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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Emotional reaction facilitates the brain and behavioural impact of graphic cigarette warning labels in smokers

results suggest that emotional reaction to graphic warning labels contributes to their public health impact and may be an integral part of the neural mechanisms underlying their effectiveness. Given the urgency of the debate about the constitutional risks
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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Long After Loss of its Glamorous Image, Smoking Keeps a Tight Grip on the Mentally Ill

“Smoking has moved from the glamorous to the more marginalized,”... Nonetheless, doctors, psychiatrists and counselors have been reluctant to attack this problem, various experts say, for a number of reasons. A major one is a lingering, but dubious, assu
FairWarning
added Jan 7, 2015 18:01
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A brain basis for sex differences in response to smoking

The Journal of Neuroscience, Cosgrove et al. investigates the neural correlates of these differences using a newly developed technique and identify a potential neurobiological reason for sex differences in relation to cigarette smoking.
ScienceBlog
added Jan 7, 2015 15:11
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[Germany] Hypnotherapy helps smokers kick the habit

In Germany, hypnosis has been recognized as a treatment method in the field of psychotherapy since 2006 - but it still suffers from an image problem. This can be linked to how the practice of hypnotherapy is often confused with stage hypnosis, where a su
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Jan 7, 2015 15:10
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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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