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March 4, 2024

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More frequent use of cannabis was associated with higher odds of adverse cardiovascular outcomes, finds new ...
Like other factors such as age, sex and genetics, smoking has a major impact on immune responses, according to a new study. In addition to its short-term impact on immunity, smoking also has long-term consequences. For many years after they have ...
Researchers tested the surfaces in smoking households where children reside and found troubling ...
Smoking shrinks the brain and effectively causes premature brain aging, according to a new study. Quitting smoking prevents further loss of brain tissue but doesn't restore the brain to its original ...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a long-lasting impact on adolescent mental health and substance use, according to a new population-based study based on survey responses from a sample of over 64,000 13- ...

While it may seem common knowledge that smoking is bad for your lungs, if and how ultrafine particles present in cigarette smoke impact the development and progression of lung cancer remains unclear. ...

Pregnant smokers reduced their smoking by an average of one cigarette per day before becoming aware they were pregnant, reports a new study of more than 400 pregnant people. Then, in the month after ...

Discarded cigarette butts are a top source of plastic pollution, and a new study estimates that banning menthol cigarettes in the United States would lead to 3.8 billion fewer littered cigarette ...

New findings by tobacco researchers may lead to urgent recommendations for doctors to help patients quit smoking as a way of countering ...

The majority of the socioeconomic disparity, or deprivation gap, in cancer incidence could have been prevented in England between 2013 and 2017 if nobody had smoked, according to a new ...

Children are more likely to develop asthma if their father was exposed to second-hand smoke when he was a child, according to a new ...

Researchers have found that dual bronchodilators -- long-lasting inhalers that relax the airways and make it easier to breathe -- do little to help people who do not have chronic obstructive ...

Smokers have weaker hearts than non-smokers, according to new research. The study found that the more people smoked, the worse their heart function became. Some function was restored when people ...

Danish smokers bought less tobacco and more of them quit smoking than usual during the COVID pandemic, according to new research. The result comes as a surprise given that mental health and exercise ...

A new study aims to examine differences in current e-cigarette use prevalence among U.S. youth at the intersections of sexual orientation with race and ...

People who use therapeutic cannabis are more likely to also use nicotine products than the general population, according to a new ...

Coffee affects the brain's nicotine receptors, which might explain the coffee-cigarette morning combo familiar to ...

Electronic cigarettes have attracted media and consumer attention for claims of their addictive nature, variety of flavors, and increased use among teens, sparking regulatory oversight and policies. ...

Nicotine activates the dopamine reward network in the brain, but at high doses it also activates a parallel aversive dopamine network. This discovery and identification of the nicotine receptor ...

A new study reports nearly 123,000 cancer deaths, or close to 30 percent of all cancer deaths, were from cigarette smoking in the United States in 2019, leading to more than two million Person-Years ...

A clinical trial to test whether three proven smoking cessation treatments could also reduce alcohol intake found no differences between the medications, but the rates of behavior change for alcohol ...

Structural differences in lung airways between men and woman may be the cause of differences in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) prevalence and outcomes between the sexes. According to a ...

A new study shows serious smoking cessation activity declined among adults in the United States immediately after the onset of COVID-19 and persisted for over a year. Declines in attempts to quit ...

People who reported smoking or vaping prior to their hospitalization for COVID-19 were more likely than their counterparts who did not smoke or vape to experience severe complications, including ...

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