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Scripps researchers successfully test potential new smoking-cessation treatment in rodents

the scientists gave nicotine-dependent rats an engineered enzyme that breaks down nicotine in the bloodstream before it can reach the brain. Treatment quickly reduced the animals' motivation to take nicotine, reversed their signs of nicotine dependence, a
News-Medical.net
added Oct 19, 2018 12:09
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Formation of flavorant–propylene Glycol Adducts With Novel Toxicological Properties in Chemically Unstable E-Cigarette Liquids

Flavor aldehydes including benzaldehyde, cinnamaldehyde, citral, ethylvanillin, and vanillin rapidly reacted with the e-liquid solvent propylene glycol (PG) after mixing...unexpected toxicological effects. For regulatory purposes, a rigorous process is a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:50
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Scientists develop a new quit-smoking drug that puts addicts off cigarettes by stopping their nicotine 'hit'

A quit-smoking drug based on a protein found in soil could help addicts quit without any withdrawals, research suggests. Trials on addicted rats showed the medication broke down nicotine in their bodies before it reached their brains - stopping them re
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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using e-cigarettes increases likelihood of using cigarettes among youth, study finds

The study further underscores concerns that e-cigarettes are acting as entry nicotine products that may lead to the use of more harmful and toxic nicotine products, such as combustible cigarettes. Using both e-cigarettes and cigarettes at the same time —
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:20
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[UK] WONDER QUIT DRUG Drug developed to help smokers pack in the habit without withdrawal symptoms

Scientists have created a medicine that breaks down nicotine in the blood before it can deliver a hit to the brain... Tests in hooked rats showed it quickly reduced their desire to take the addictive substance. It also reversed their signs of dependence
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:40
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[Vietnam] Effectiveness of village health worker delivered smoking cessation counseling in Viet Nam

A team approach in TDT programs that offers a referral system for health care providers to refer smokers to VHW-led cessation counseling is a promising and potentially scalable model for increasing access to evidence-based TDT and increasing quit rates i
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:47
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Paternal Smoking Can Affect Multiple Generations of Descendants

A major finding from our study is that the effects of paternal nicotine exposure are transmitted to descendants via epigenetic modification of spermatozoal the DNA by nicotine. Future research could examine how nicotine produces these epigenetic changes
MedicalResearch.com
added Oct 19, 2018 10:53
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[Montana] NIEMANN: Public Health: Beware of tobacco in sheep’s clothing

The variety of flavors, brightly colored packaging, and youthful styling are all marketing tactics to get our children addicted to nicotine. It’s our job to support policies that protect our children and teach them to make healthy decisions that will ser
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:02
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An enzymatic approach reverses nicotine dependence, decreases compulsive-like intake, and prevents relapse [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chronic administration of NicA2-J1, an engineered nicotine-degrading enzyme that was originally isolated from Pseudomonas putida S16, completely prevented nicotine from reaching the brain and reversed somatic signs of withdrawal
Science Advances (Science Magazine)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:38
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Scientists Closer to Drug That Cuts Nicotine Dependence

Researchers say they've created an enzyme that might one day reduce nicotine cravings in smokers. The scientists gave the enzyme to nicotine-dependent rats and found it broke down nicotine in the bloodstream before it could reach the brain. This quickly
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:49
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