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Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian women

Smoking and early initiation of smoking are associated with increased risk of chronic dysmenorrhoea. The immediate adverse health effects of smoking provide further support for smoking prevention programme to target young women, especially teenagers.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2014 09:48
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Susceptibility To Electronic Cigarette Use Among Current Nonsmokers (PDF)

• Over 20% of young adult never and former smokers who have never tried e-cigarettes are susceptible to using them in the future. • The substantial number of vulnerable young adult nonsmokers illustrates the imperative for sales and marketing regulation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:25
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[Israel] Olfactory Aversive Conditioning during Sleep Reduces Cigarette-Smoking Behavior

a single night of olfactory aversive conditioning during sleep significantly reduced cigarette-smoking behavior in a sleep stage-dependent manner, and this effect persisted for several days.
Journal of Neuroscience
added Nov 16, 2014 22:37
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MALONE: Power relations and the public health challenge

we must find new ways to be ‘better together’ by partnering with those communities that are hardest-hit by the suffering tobacco products cause. It's hard to do, and many tobacco control leaders simply don't know how to do it. The very first step is cult
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:43
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[New York] As Great American Smokeout approaches, several stats still alarm

Western New York has some of the highest smoking rates in the state, including 26 percent in Erie County and 27 percent in Niagara County, according to officials with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. And tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:02
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Effects of nicotine administration on spectral and temporal features of crystallized song in the adult male zebra finch.

affected tempo and rhythm of the crystallized zebra finch song. We believe that this in vivo nicotine-exposed zebra finch model can not only provide a further understanding of the underlying behavioral mechanisms of the cognitive implications of nicotine
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:29
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[Israel] Trying to quit smoking? FISH OILS could help: Scientists discover omega-3 supplements reduce cravings for a cigarette

Smokers given fish oils for a month cut their cigarette consumption by 11% / Reduction is the equivalent of about two fewer cigarettes a day
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:31
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[UK] Studies of 'vaping' brain may offer clues on smoking addiction

British scientists say they have found the best way yet to analyze the effects of smoking on the brain -- by taking functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of people while they puff on e-cigarettes. In a small pilot study, the researchers used
Reuters
added Nov 11, 2014 06:17
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[Australia] Up in smoke: how imaging is changing the perceptions of nicotine addiction

study will follow 144 people... By monitoring brain activity, the researchers will be able to look back on the participants’ initial performance and determine which regions of the brain function more or less effectively in those who make the transition to
The Age (au)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:09
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Israeli Scientist Finds Omega-3 Reduces Smoking

found that Omega-3 reduces a smoker’s craving for nicotine, thereby making it easier to quit the unhealthy habit. The study was headed by Dr. Sharon Rabinovitz Shenkar, head of the addictions program at University of Haifa’s school of criminology and the
The Jewish Press
added Nov 10, 2014 15:20
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