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[UK] Will your JOB send you to an early grave? Millions say stress from work has driven them to eat junk, smoke, drink more alcohol and exercise less

Many feel their work life is leading them to eating a poor diet, preventing them from doing enough exercise and leading to excess drinking and smoking. The survey was carried out by the British Heart Foundation, which is now calling on employers to encou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:08
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How smoking damages the BRAIN: Cigarettes thin the outer layer responsible for memory, language and perception

A study of men and women with an average age of 73, has found smoking thins the outer layer of the brain, the cortex / smokers have a thinner cortex than non-smokers / Cortex is the outer layer of the brain responsible for memory and language It's the mo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:07
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers tend to have thinner brain cortex, study suggests

Researchers have found that people who avoided smoking had a thicker outer layer of the brain than people who had smoked. Those participants who had given up smoking for the longest time had a thicker cortex compared with those who had given up recently
HealthCanal.com
added Feb 13, 2015 18:07
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Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find

Brain scans revealed that current and former smokers had a thinner cortex than those who never smoked. The cortex is where important thought processes such as memory, language and perception occur.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 13, 2015 14:48
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms and smoking trajectories: Race and gender differences

ADHD severity and directionality had unique effects on smoking trajectories. Our results also highlight that the risk of ADHD symptoms may differ by race and gender.
Science Direct
added Feb 12, 2015 21:39
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Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study

Part of that could be due to healthier lifestyle habits in the general population, according to Olfson. Smoking, for example, has declined overall, but is still prevalent among people with mental health conditions, he noted.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 11, 2015 22:29
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Cigarette smoking and thinning of the brain’s cortex [FREE FULL TEXT]

Accounting for total amount of lifetime smoking, the cortex of subjects who stopped smoking seems to have partially recovered for each year without smoking. However, it took ~25 years for complete cortical recovery in affected areas for those at the mean
Molecular Psychiatry
added Feb 11, 2015 07:45
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[UK] Smoking shrinks critical part of the brain - leading to memory loss

Long-term smoking causes a thinning of the brain's cortex, which can lead to memory loss, according to a major international study. The cortex - the outer layer of the brain - naturally thins with old age, but smoking appears to accelerate the thinning,
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 11, 2015 07:43
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Brain damage from smoking may be reversible

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 11, 2015 07:27
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[North Carolina] Analysts await struggling Targacept's next move

The reality of another drug compound failing a clinical trial prompted Targacept ... to declare July 28 it was moving beyond its core nicotinic research after 14 years.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 8, 2015 12:43
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