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[Louisiana] Bits of cigarettes and other plastic found in every sea turtle tested in new study: report

“This study provides more evidence that we all need to help reduce the amount of plastic waste released to our seas and maintain clean, healthy and productive oceans for future generations,” lead researcher Pennie Lindeque told CNN. While the study didn
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 12, 2018 16:25
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An improved model of ethanol and nicotine co-use in female P rats: Effects of naltrexone, varenicline, and the selective nicotinic α6β2* antagonist r-bPiDI

These results indicate that increasing the “price” of nicotine increases EtOH intake during co-use. Additionally, the efficacy of naltrexone, varenicline, and r-bPiDI was specific to either EtOH or nicotine, with no efficacy for co-use. Nevertheless, fut
Science Direct
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27
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Rewarding effects of nicotine in adolescent and adult male and female rats as measured using intracranial self-stimulation

Nicotine enhances reward function and psychomotor performance in adolescent and adult male and female rats. Adolescent female rats are more sensitive to the acute rewarding effects of nicotine than adolescent male rats. Therefore, the rewarding effects o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 22, 2018 01:40
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[Indiana] Parents fear mural of rabbits having sex while smoking could harm kids

The art piece has raised eyebrows since it was painted onto the side of Beholder restaurant in Indiannapolis by California artist Jules Muck earlier this month. Emelia Green was among those disgusted by what it depicts, writing: ‘Not appropriate for the o
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:34
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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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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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E-Cigs Impair Surgical Wound Healing in Animal Study

Now, however, early research in rats suggests that electronic cigarette exposure may have the same negative impact on surgical wound healing. Researchers conducted the skin-flap wound healing experiments on male rats exposed to smoke from traditional ci
MedPage Today
added Oct 19, 2018 11:28
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E-Cigarettes Slowed Wound Healing in Animal Study

Smoking electronic cigarettes could slow the healing of skin wounds as much as regular cigarettes, according to a new study on rats. "Based on our findings, e-cigarettes are not a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes as it relates to timely wound h
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 19, 2018 02:19
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E-cigarette additives increase inflammation and impair lung function, study finds

Flavoring and additive ingredients in e-cigarettes may increase inflammation and impair lung function, according to new research. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, also found
EurekAlert
added Oct 19, 2018 01:50
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Association of Electronic Cigarette Vaping and Cigarette Smoking With Decreased Random Flap Viability in Rats [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking and vaping appear to be equally detrimental to wound healing and to be associated with a statistically significant increase in flap necrosis compared with the unexposed group. The results suggest that vaping should not be seen as a better alterna
JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
added Oct 19, 2018 01:32
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