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[Asia, India] Denied tobacco, youth kills sister in west Delhi

A man strangled his sister and later committed suicide in Dabri after an apparent argument over him not being allowed to have chewing tobacco. The family told police that he was suffering from tuberculosis and schizophrenia and was being treated at a gove
Times of India
added Sep 21, 2015 08:40

[Ireland] Smokers are 50% more likely to suffer from dementia, shock study finds

The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) Ireland are marking World Alzheimer’s day on Monday by raising awareness of the links between tobacco and this illness. The two organisations are urging the Government to launch t
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:31


Tobacco holds sway over the soul as much as it does the body. The qualities it takes in its various forms make it a near irresistible complement to the particular desire dominant in an individual’s soul. How we react to these forms says as much about our
First Things (The Institute on Religion and Public Life)
added Sep 19, 2015 17:38

Adult Behavior in Male Mice Exposed to E-Cigarette Nicotine Vapors during Late Prenatal and Early Postnatal Life

These findings indicate that nicotine exposure from E-cigarettes may cause persistent behavioral changes when exposure occurs during a period of rapid brain growth...exposure during late in utero and early postnatal life to E-cigarette vapors that contain
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 17, 2015 17:34

[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on Smoking and Dementia

smokers have a 50 per cent greater chance of developing dementia than those who have never smoked....the tobacco industry ... influenced a number of studies examining smoking and mental health disorders.
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 09:40

[UK] There are "serious gaps" in dementia research, the Alzheimer's Society reveals

The charity Action on Smoking and Health (Ash) also published a report, endorsed by Public Health England, on the growing link between smoking and dementia.
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Sep 15, 2015 09:33

Nicotine reinforcement demonstrated in study with ‘never-smokers’

they have, for the first time, characterized the body’s reaction to the first, tiniest “hits” of nicotine. The results, they say, should lay groundwork for future revelations about genetic or other biological factors that make people vulnerable to nicoti
added Sep 13, 2015 13:21

[UK] Stroke damage 'helps smokers quit'

A particular region of the brain may drive smoking addiction, say scientists who found stroke survivors with damage to their insular cortex more easily kicked the habit. They studied 156 stroke patients with different patterns of brain injury. More of th
BBC Online
added Sep 10, 2015 13:47

A Genetic Network Associated With Stress Resistance, Longevity, and Cancer in Humans

study identified a set of single nucleotide polymorphisms that together appear to be important for human aging, stress resistance, cancer, and longevity...Using long-lived smokers as a phenotype (n = 90)—a group whose survival may signify innate resilie
Journals of Gerontology
added Sep 10, 2015 11:43
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Quit Smoking? Childbirth May Inspire You To Pick Up The Habit Again

The stress of being a new mom is likely to tempt women into smoking again, a new study has found. SuperFantastic, CC BY 2.0 A baby on the way is oftentimes a compelling enough reason for an expectant mother to quit smoking. But the added stress and life
Medical Daily
added Sep 10, 2015 02:26
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