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Kicking The Habit Is Harder Because Of Your Brain
2014-03-13 12:45:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry, smokers suffering from nicotine withdrawal may have more trouble shifting their brain network. Previous studies have found that up to 80 percent of those who attempt to quit smoking end up relapsing. The latest study may shed some light as to why this high number of relapses occur. Scientists from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the National Institute on Drug Abuse...

2013-03-28 22:10:37

Varenicline reduces depressive mood, craving and reward value of cigarettes when smokers attempt to quit Smokers have a higher probability of quitting smoking and a better overall cessation experience when taking varenicline compared to bupropion and to placebo — unmedicated assisted smoking cessation —according to a study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. A team led by Paul Cinciripini, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Behavioral Science at The University of...

2012-07-21 23:00:24

Electronic cigarettes have provided smokers with a new way of smoking. SolarCigarette.com takes smoking to the next level with the introduction of their "Youth-Phoric" vitamin packs to enhance the way people smoke. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 The Solar Cigarette electronic cigarette has helped smokers fight off nicotine withdrawals but now with the use of their vitamin packs can help smokers avoid putting on the pounds after they quit. The 2nd generation Solar Cigarette still...

2012-06-30 23:00:13

E cigarette industry reviewer http://electroniccigarettehub.org is helping smokers quit smoking for good by guiding them to a discount on electronic cigarette kits, which are currently being offered an a free trial basis. It can be hard to kick the smoking habit, so consumers who are ready to quit smoking are encouraged to use Electronic Cigarette Hub offer to snuff out their smoking habit for good. (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Electronic Cigarette Hub is helping smokers kick their habit for good...

2012-06-02 23:00:21

Quit smoking easily with an e cigarette from http://electroniccigarettehub.org even if your genes say no. (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Quitting smoking became much easier after http://electroniccigarettehub.org decided to start giving away free electronic cigarette trial kits. Jenny Jenkins from Ecig Hub said: “Kicking the smoking habit may be a matter of genetics but even if you are unable to quit smoking with traditional methods like nicotine replacement therapy or drugs, you can smoke...

2012-01-11 06:36:41

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- If you're trying to quit smoking you may want to try something else besides nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs). Specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, do not appear to be effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even when combined with smoking cessation counseling, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the University of Massachusetts Boston. "What this study shows is the need for the Food and Drug...

2011-06-13 07:49:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Smokers may die young, but they also die thinner than non-smokers. Scientists have discovered exactly how nicotine suppresses the appetite, and these findings suggest it might be possible to develop a drug that would help smokers and non-smokers stay thin. Nicotine activates a small set of neurons in a part of the hypothalamus that tells the body it's had enough to eat. Nicotine accomplishes this by activating a different set of receptors on the surface of neurons aside...

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2010-07-14 07:45:00

Nicotine patches and gum are common "” and often ineffective "” ways of fighting cigarette cravings, as most smokers have discovered. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University shows why they're ineffective, and may provide the basis for more successful psychologically-based smoking cessation programs. In the new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Dr. Reuven Dar of Tel Aviv University's Department of Psychology found that the intensity of cravings for cigarettes...

2009-07-09 13:25:00

Using a nicotine patch before quitting smoking can double success rates, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers. They say their latest data suggest changes should be made to nicotine patch labeling."Right now, the nicotine patch is only recommended for use after the quit date," explains Jed Rose, director of the Duke Center for Nicotine and Smoking Research and lead author of the paper that is published online in the current issue of the journal Nicotine and Tobacco...

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2008-02-05 10:05:00

New research shows that cigarette smokers are four times as likely as nonsmokers to report feeling unrested after a night's sleep. The study also reveals that smokers spend less time in deep sleep than nonsmokers, with the greatest differences in sleep patterns seen in the early stages of sleep. Researchers speculated that the stimulating effects of nicotine could cause smokers to experience nicotine withdrawal each night, which may contribute to these disturbances in sleep."It is...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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