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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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AHA: Why It's So Hard to Quit Smoking

The science behind why it's so difficult to quit smoking is crystal clear: Nicotine is addictive -- reportedly as addictive as cocaine or heroin. Yet any adult can stroll into a drug store and buy a pack of cigarettes, no questions asked.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:48
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Is nicotine addiction linked to cannabinoid receptors in the brain?

The human brain contains specialized neurons that respond to cannabinoids. A reduction in the number of working cannabinoid receptors has been linked to both marijuana and alcohol dependence. However, many patients with psychiatric disorders also smoke t
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:16
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Nicotine exposure of male mice produces behavioral impairment in multiple generations of descendants [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our findings show that nicotine exposure of male mice produces behavioral changes in multiple generations of descendants. Nicotine-induced changes in spermatozoal DNA methylation are a plausible mechanism for the transgenerational transmission of the phen
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:06
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Father's nicotine use can cause cognitive problems in children and grandchildren

A father's exposure to nicotine may cause cognitive deficits in his children and even grandchildren, according to a study in mice publishing on October 16 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Pradeep Bhide of Florida State University in Tallahassee
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:05
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[New York] AUDIO: FDA and CNY Schools Crack Down on Teen Use of E-Cigarettes

In 2018 just four percent of high schoolers had smoked tobacco cigarettes; in contrast, more than 40 percent of high schoolers have admitted to using e-cigs. Director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, said The Real Cost campaign poi
WAER (Syracuse, NY)
added Oct 17, 2018 03:10
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Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

Researchers say that in a study conducted on mice, dads who were exposed to nicotine had offspring more likely to experience cognitive deficits. Previous studies have shown that mothers who smoke cigarettes raise their children's risk of developing beha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:15
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Stop vaping Viagra: FDA cracks down on Chinese company selling e-liquid for erectile dysfunction in America

No prescription drug is approved to be inhaled partly because no studies have been conducted on the risks, officials say, making this operation illegal. They warn users that the active ingredients tadalafil and sildenafil can turbocharge hypertension me
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 16, 2018 19:48
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[Illinois] E-cigarettes should not be treated like regular cigarettes, NU researchers say

Electronic cigarettes should be seen as a unique tobacco product rather than another type of cigarette, a research commentary co-authored by Northwestern researchers says. The commentary examined different studies of electronic cigarettes to better unde
Daily Northwestern
added Oct 15, 2018 19:49
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