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Tobacco Smoke Could Up Pain in Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers from Purdue University found that the pain being exacerbated by acrolein could be reduced by the drug hydralazine, which has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for hypertension. The drug has been shown to be effective in r
University Herald
added Dec 4, 2014 19:44
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Tobacco smoke toxin could increase pain in people with spinal cord injury

A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period.
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 19:38
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[Oregon] Chantix Case in Eugene calls attention to Mental Health Issues

On Nov. 17, 2014 in a courtroom in Eugene, Lamae Stout lost the lawsuit against PeaceHealth; Matthew McLaughlin, the dentist who prescribed Chantix, a drug that helps people quit tobacco; and Eugene Emergency Physicians. A jury found the defendants not g
Eugene (OR) Weekly
added Dec 4, 2014 19:36
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E-Cigarette Use among Smokers with Serious Mental Illness

Within a clinical trial with smokers with serious mental illness, EC use increased over time, particularly among younger adults and those intending to quit tobacco. EC use was unrelated to changes in smoking. The findings are of clinical interest and war
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:48
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are not helping people with mental illness quit smoking

They found that e-cigarette use grew over time, but was not associated with increased quitting or even greater cigarette consumption than people not using e-cigarettes.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:47
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Brain activity after smokers quit predicts chances of relapsing, Penn study suggests

Disruptions in memory-related brain activity could inform new treatment strategies for smokers
EurekAlert
added Dec 3, 2014 21:35
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Tobacco smoking interferes with GABAA receptor neuroadaptations during prolonged alcohol withdrawal

constituents in tobacco smoke other than nicotine block the recovery of GABAA receptor systems during sustained alcohol abstinence, contributing to alcohol relapse and the perpetuation of smoking.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Dec 2, 2014 08:15
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[Australia] Smoking makes it harder to quit drinking

Contrary to popular opinion, smoking does not make it easier to quit alcohol, and may in fact make the withdrawal process worse. A study, published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that smoking during alcohol withdrawal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 2, 2014 08:14
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Smoking and Motivation: Exploring Why Helps Smokers Quit

can be successfully treated in part through a counseling technique called motivational interviewing, which helps smokers quit by exploring why they smoke, why they want to quit, and why they may have trouble quitting. As a technique, motivational intervie
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Dec 1, 2014 18:29
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Why Do So Many Schizophrenics Smoke?

Scientists are still studying how nicotine and schizophrenia may be linked. The brain contains several types of receptors—proteins on the surface of cells that receive chemical messages. Nicotine attaches to the same type of receptors as a brain chemi
Healthgrades
added Nov 29, 2014 02:02
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