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[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

Quitting Smoking After MS Diagnosis May Delay Disease Progression

progresses faster in people who continue to smoke compared to smokers who quit after their diagnosis... "Evidence clearly supports advising patients with MS who smoke to quit. Health care services for patients with MS should be organized to support such a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2015 22:28

[UK] Stress leads 90% of mothers to resume smoking after pregnancy, study finds

Peer pressure, physiological changes and regaining a sense of identity among other factors driving mass relapse among those who quit while pregnant... ‘Many felt smoking after the birth of their child was acceptable provided they protected their baby fr
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:02

workplace stressors & health outcomes: health policy for the workplace

The odds ratios we found in the research literature on the effects of secondhand smoke were 1.47 for self-reported poor health.55 In other words, exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases the odds that a person rates his or her general health as poo
Behavioral Science & Policy (BSPA)
added Sep 8, 2015 12:48

[UK] Study: anti-smoking drug Champix does not raise risk of suicide or depression

Major research on 150,000 people trying to give up smoking found no evidence that the popular anti-smoking drug Champix increases the risks of suicides and depressi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 7, 2015 12:33
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