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A Little Brain Stimulation Helps Curb Smoking Triggers
2013-04-16 21:48:04

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Feeling like you need to burn one down after a traffic jam or your boss chewing you out? Well, a new study suggests a little brain stimulation may help you stay away from those cancer sticks. The research shows a single, 15-minute session of high frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) over the prefrontal cortex temporarily reduces those trigger cravings. Nicotine activates the dopamine system and reward-related...

2013-04-01 23:04:02

Into Action today proudly announces that they are an employee smoke-free rehab center. They are focused on the health of the employees and this is a big step for them in becoming a completely smoke-free treatment center. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Into Action Treatment in South Florida is on their way to becoming a smoke-free addiction center, and today they have become a smoke-free center for their employees. This is a huge step in the process of becoming a completely...

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...

Genetic Markers For Smoking Predict Risk 032813
2013-03-28 11:19:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in JAMA Psychiatry, a team of international scientists has developed a genetic profile that indicates a greater risk for a teenager's progression into becoming a lifelong heavy smoker. People who share the genetic profile showed a greater risk of daily smoking as teenagers and then progressing more rapidly to smoking a pack a day or more as adults, the study said. High-risk individuals who were assessed in...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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