Nicotine Withdrawal Affects the Brainâs Cognitive Systems
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. â Most attempts to stop smoking are unsuccessful in the long term, even with smoking cessation methods such as nicotine replacement therapy.
Dec 7, 2017 - 8:24:44 AM
Some Chemicals in Smoke May Be Even More Dangerous Than Previously Thought
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Itâs no surprise that chemicals in smoke cause cancer, but a new study published in the Archives of Toxicology shows that some chemicals in cigarette smoke and industrial processes may be more dangerous than previously thought.
Dec 1, 2017 - 11:31:38 AM
Exercise May Help Protect Smokers from Inflammation, Muscle Damage
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Bethesda, Md. (November 28, 2017)âRegular exercise may protect smokers from some of the negative effects associated with smoking, such as muscle loss and inflammation
Nov 29, 2017 - 11:09:37 AM
Smoking Study Personalizes Treatment
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline (Chantix) to stop smoking
Nov 21, 2017 - 3:32:22 PM
Use Big Tobaccoâs Nov 26 Corrective Statements to Reduce Smoking
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The court-ordered publication of âcorrective statementsâ by major U.S. tobacco companies later this month should serve as a reminder that tobacco addiction remains a major health problem
Nov 16, 2017 - 11:13:13 AM
New Smoking Cessation Study (VIDEO)
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you're using the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout as part of an effort to quit smoking, join Drs. J. Taylor Hays and David Midthun....
Nov 16, 2017 - 11:01:47 AM
Medicaid Expansion under ACA Linked to Higher Rate of Smoking Cessation
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PITTSBURGH, Â â When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion
Nov 14, 2017 - 12:05:37 PM
Examining Health Risks of Vaping
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MCLEAN, Va. (Oct. 9, 2017) - Recently many college campuses around the country have banned the use of vaping nicotine products (VPNs) and electronic (e)-cigarettes on school grounds
Nov 9, 2017 - 10:20:11 AM
Tiny Worms May Offer New Clues About Why It's So Hard to Quit Smoking
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBORâResearchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute found that a previously dismissed genetic mechanism may contribute to nicotine dependence
Nov 8, 2017 - 10:28:41 AM
Kicking the Habit, Online
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants
Nov 6, 2017 - 12:45:59 PM
Nicotineâs Hold: What the Gut and Gender Have to Do with It
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many people who smoke or chew tobacco can't seem to escape nicotine's addictive properties. Studies show that women in particular seem to have a harder time quitting, even with assistance, when compared to men.
Nov 3, 2017 - 10:50:15 AM
Nicotine's Hold: What the Gut and Gender Have to Do With It
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many people who smoke or chew tobacco can't seem to escape nicotine's addictive properties.
Nov 1, 2017 - 9:50:10 AM
E-Cigarettes May Trigger Unique and Potentially Damaging Immune Responses
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease
Oct 20, 2017 - 11:40:41 AM
Researchers Identify Gene That Influences Nicotine Dependence
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NCâ A DNA variantâlocated in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descentâincreases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence
Oct 10, 2017 - 10:49:17 AM
Tobacco Smokers Could Gain 86 Million Years of Life if they Switch to Vaping, Study Finds
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON â Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period
Oct 3, 2017 - 12:15:44 PM
Interactive Web Tool Shows Potential Impact of Tobacco Policies
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR---If the minimum age for buying tobacco legally were changed to 21, it could save more than 35,000 lives in Texas, 15,000 in Florida and more than 12,000 in Michigan by 2100, according to a new web application.
Sep 28, 2017 - 12:35:44 PM
One E-Cigarette with Nicotine Leads to Adrenaline Changes in Nonsmokersâ Hearts
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A new UCLA study has found that healthy nonsmokers experienced increased adrenaline levels in their hearts after one electronic cigarette with nicotine.
Sep 21, 2017 - 12:04:25 PM
Managing Negative Emotions Can Help Pregnant Smokers Quit
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. â A new study by scientists in the University at Buffaloâs Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking.
Sep 20, 2017 - 11:08:42 AM
WVU-Led Report Shows Smoking Has Not Flamed Out in All Populations
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MORGANTOWN, W. Va.âThe number one cause of preventable death is on the decline, but not for everyone.
Sep 13, 2017 - 11:03:39 AM
âEpigeneticâ Changes From Cigarette Smoke May be First Step in Lung Cancer Development
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have preliminary evidence in laboratory-grown, human airway cells that a condensed form of cigarette smoke triggers....
Sep 12, 2017 - 10:34:36 AM
UAlbany Study Links Smoking with Limited Nutrition Access
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ALBANY, N.Y. - Tobacco use and poor nutrition continue to be the underlying causes of the greatest number of preventable deaths in the United States.
Sep 11, 2017 - 1:22:53 PM
E-Cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit, But Thereâs a Catch
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON â Frequent e-cigarette use does help smokers quit â a finding that Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Aug 31, 2017 - 9:55:45 AM
Cosmetic Surgery May Help Patients Quit Smoking
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you're a smoker considering cosmetic surgery, your plastic surgeon will likely require you to stop smoking for at least two weeks before your procedure.
Aug 30, 2017 - 10:54:17 AM
Getting a Clear Picture of Patient Smoking Quit Rates
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - According to a recent study led by The University of Kansas Cancer Center researchers, a high proportion of smokers enrolled in bedside tobacco cessation programs who said they had quit were misreporting their smoking status.
Aug 30, 2017 - 10:45:50 AM
Is There Any Reason to Allow Cigarette Companies to Send Coupons (or Any Other Advertising) to Nonsmokers?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON (Aug. 18, 2017) A recent study in theÂ Nicotine & Tobacco Research journal confirms that the tobacco industry sends discount cigarette coupons to non-smokers in the USA and that some of those receiving the coupons become smokers.
Aug 18, 2017 - 12:42:06 PM
Smoking Raises Risk of Aneurysm Recurrence After Endovascular Treatment
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In a new study, researchers report people who have experienced an aneurysm have another reason to quit smoking.
Aug 17, 2017 - 12:15:27 PM
Saved By The Scan
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - So, youâve stopped smoking. Congratulations! Take a deep breath and thank yourself for reducing your risk of lung cancer, the No. 1 cancer killer of both men and women.
Aug 2, 2017 - 3:06:27 PM
Americans are Quitting Smoking in Higher Numbers; Study Suggests E-cigarettes Help
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers performed a population-level analysis of national surveys conducted from 2001 to 2015 and found that....
Jul 27, 2017 - 10:57:04 AM
Electronic Cigarettes: Not a Safe Way to Light Up
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Electronic cigarettes, often called e-cigarettes, are battery-operated devices that heat a liquid (usually but not always containing nicotine), turning it into a vapor that can be inhaled.
Jul 17, 2017 - 11:12:48 AM
Youth Tobacco Product Use, Including e-cigarettes, Drops During 2015-2016
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The number of middle and high school students who say they are current tobacco users â defined as having used a tobacco product in the past 30 days â dropped from 4.7 million in 2015 to 3.9 million in 2016
Jun 15, 2017 - 9:13:34 AM
Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 --Â It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population.
Jun 14, 2017 - 11:13:28 AM
Hazards of Cigarette Smoking Extend Way Beyond the Lungs
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. â Warning: Cigarette smoking presents far more health hazards than you probably realize.
Jun 14, 2017 - 10:44:06 AM
Where Cigarette Smokingâs Damage is Done . . . Down to Your DNA
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Scientists have known for decades that smoking cigarettes causes DNA damage, which leads to lung cancer.
Jun 13, 2017 - 2:25:00 PM
E-cigarettes âPotentially as Harmful as Tobacco Cigarettesâ
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A study by chemists at the University of Connecticut offers new evidence that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes.
Jun 12, 2017 - 11:39:00 AM
Tobacco Advertising and Susceptibility to Use Tobacco Among Youth
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Among 12- to 17-year-olds who have never used tobacco products, nearly half were considered receptive to tobacco marketing if they were able to recall or liked at least one advertisement
May 22, 2017 - 10:58:59 AM
Pitt Analysis Determines Odds of a Hookah Non-Smoker Taking First Puff
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PITTSBURGH, May 16, 2017 â A positive attitude toward and desire to take up hookah smoking are the most likely predictors of a young adult becoming a hookah tobacco smoker
May 16, 2017 - 8:12:52 AM
Social Smoking Carries Same Heart-Disease Risks as Everyday Habit
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - COLUMBUS, Ohio â Social smokersâ risk for high blood pressure and high cholesterol is identical to those who light up every day, new research has found.
May 3, 2017 - 11:17:04 AM
Is Sitting the New Smoking?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - People who sit throughout the day are likely at increased risk for disease and death.
Apr 13, 2017 - 11:59:27 AM
Compounds from Tropical Nut Could Help Break Nicotine Addiction
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - GAINESVILLE, Fla. â There are more than 1 billion cigarette smokers worldwide and another 600 million who chew betel quid, an addicting mix of areca palm nut that sometimes includes tobacco.
Apr 5, 2017 - 8:55:31 AM
E-cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking? Not Likely
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. â Are e-cigarettes a gateway product that lead more people, especially teens, to smoke regular cigarettes?
Mar 13, 2017 - 8:46:59 AM