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Impact of Australia's introduction of tobacco plain packs on adult smokers’ pack-related perceptions and responses: results from a continuous tracking survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The introductory effects of the plain packaging legislation among adult smokers are consistent with the specific objectives of the legislation in regard to reducing promotional appeal and increasing effectiveness of health warnings.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:36
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Relationship between knowledge about the harms of smoking and smoking status in the 2010 Global Adult Tobacco China Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Compared with those who have never smoked and those who have ceased smoking, current smokers in China are more likely to believe that low-tar cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:02
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[Singapore, UK] Blindness threat 'is effective smoking deterrent'

Researchers, who presented their findings at the British Thoracic Society’s winter meeting on Friday (December 5), reported that, while there is a low awareness of the link between smoking and blindness, it has a “much higher deterring impact” to smoking
Optometry Today (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:50
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New study finds that military culture enables use of tobacco for stress relief

Military culture perpetuates the notion that using tobacco provides stress relief, a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds. But other stress relievers, such as exercise or taking meditation breaks, could be more valuable and effecti
News-Medical.net
added Dec 7, 2014 17:20
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Abstinence-induced changes in the brain could help predict relapse in smokers

Quitting smoking sets off a series of changes in the brain that Penn Medicine researchers say may better identify smokers who will start smoking again--a prediction that goes above and beyond today's clinical or behavioral tools for assessing relapse ris
News-Medical.net
added Dec 5, 2014 11:23
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Military Culture Enables Tobacco Use

Military culture perpetuates the notion that using tobacco provides stress relief, a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds. But other stress relievers, such as exercise or taking meditation breaks, could be more valuable and effecti
Health Behavior News Service
added Dec 4, 2014 20:41
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Newborns of mothers who smoke during pregnancy have altered stress hormones, DNA

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have studied the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. Their research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26
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Toxin from tobacco smoke could increase pain in spinal cord injury and worsen multiple sclerosis

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. One implication is t
HealthCanal.com
added Dec 4, 2014 20:09
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Prefrontal Cortex May Explain Why Some Can't Quit Smoking

scans showed that participants who showed a decrease in activity of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex or the working memory center of the brain were those most likely to relapse. These same individuals also showed increase activity in the posterior cingu
ScienceWorldReport
added Dec 4, 2014 20:02
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Scientists identify brain regions that may predict success rate for quitting smoking

Activity in the brain’s self-control center may predict the chance of relapse after an attempt to quit smoking, according to new research from Penn Medicine. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers studied the neural activity of
Fox News
added Dec 4, 2014 20:00
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